U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Rise; Economy Grows

Dec. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment insurance payments rose by 17,000 to 361,000 in the week ended Dec. 15, Labor Department figures showed today. The U.S. economy grew at a 3.1 percent annual rate in the third quarter, according to Commerce Department figures released today in Washington. Betty Liu and Dominic Chu report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Varnholt Sees Value Potential in Dollar Over Sterling
26:15 - Burkhard Varnholt, global deputy chief investment officer at Credit Suisse Group, discusses market influence of the upcoming U.K. election and what he sees for the British pound. He speaks with Bloomberg's Nejra Cehic on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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