U.S. Jobless Claims Fall by 5,000 to 30,000

Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Claims for jobless benefits in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped last week to a five-year low, highlighting the challenges in adjusting the data for swings at the start of a year. Applications for unemployment insurance payments decreased by 5,000 to 330,000 in the week ended Jan. 19, the fewest since the same week in 2008, the Labor Department reported today. Betty Liu and Sara Eisen report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Hong Kong Fights Against Property Boom
31:32 - Hang Seng Bank Chairman Raymond Ch'Ien discusses his outlook for Hong Kong's property market. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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