U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Forecast

March 21 (Bloomberg) -- Applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased by 2,000, fewer than forecast, to 336,000 in the week ended March 16, Labor Department figures showed today. Economists projected 340,000 claims, according to the median estimate in a Bloomberg survey. The monthly average, which smoothes the week-to-week volatility, dropped to the lowest level since February 2008. Sara Eisen and Betty Liu report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Lee Foundation's Huang Says Xi Taking Risk to Meet Trump
09:28 - Jing Huang, professor on U.S.-China relations at Lee Foundation, discusses the upcoming meeting between President Trump and President Xi. He speaks to Bloomberg's Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Markets" from the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong." (Source: Bloomberg)
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