Jobless Claims in U.S. Drop to Four-Year Low

Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Fewer Americans than forecast filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week, which may reflect difficulty adjusting the data for seasonal swings at the start of a new quarter. Applications for jobless benefits dropped 30,000 to 339,000 in the week ended Oct. 6, the fewest since February 2008, Labor Department figures showed today. Betty Liu, Dominic Chu and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Optimizing the World’s $12T Seaborne Trade
13:07 - The world's shipping fleet carries roughly 12 trillion dollars' worth of goods each year. With so much at stake, even a few minutes of wasteful deployment can cost hundreds of millions. In an interview with Bloomberg North’s Anthony Lacavera, Adam Compain, co-founder and CEO of ClearMetal, explains how they’re making improvements to increase supply chain productivity. (Source: Bloomberg)
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