U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Level in 5 Years

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. initial jobless claims declined by 19,000 to 326,000 in the week ended July 27, the fewest since January 2008, from a revised 345,000 the prior week, the Labor Department reported today in Washington. Alix Steel and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Black Friday Brings Out Shoppers In-Store and Online
55:35 - Shoppers lined the aisles at Wal-Mart, Target and other retailers as Black Friday sales got a head start at many stores on Thanksgiving night. Bloomberg's Shannon Pettypiece and Bloomberg Gadfly columnist Shelly Banjo examine the holiday shopping season on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Banjo is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.) (Source: Bloomberg)
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