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)

QuickTake: Protecting Vladimir Putin's Image, Popularity
50:22 - In today’s “QuickTake,” Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn takes a look at the popularity and image of Russian President Vladimir Putin. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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