U.S. Jobless Claims Drop as Employers Keep Seasonal Hires

Jan. 8 -- Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as labor-market tightening compelled employers to hold on to seasonal hires. Jobless claims decreased by 4,000 to 294,000 in the week ended Jan. 3, the Labor Department said today in Washington. Olivia Sterns reports on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

U.S. Jobless Claims Climb 13,000 to Five-Month High
17:41 - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose by 13,000 last week as initial jobless claims climbed to a five-month high of 282,000. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)
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