Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Climb to Nine-Week High

Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Climb to Nine-Week High

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Job seekers at a recruiting event for military veterans in San Diego. Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly climbed to a nine-week high, underscoring the difficulty adjusting the data for seasonal variations such as the Easter holiday and spring recess at schools.