Jobless Claims in U.S. Increase to Highest Level Since June

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  • Figures reflect difficulty in adjusting data around holidays
  • Applications in line with 2016 weekly average of 263,000

Coulton: Tight U.S .Labor Market Pushing Wages

The most Americans since June filed for unemployment benefits last week, reflecting volatility in the data that typically occurs around the year-end holidays.

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