Weekly Jobless Claims Fall To 218,000
(Undated) — First time claims for unemployment benefits are down. According to numbers from the Labor Department this morning, 218-thousand Americans filed initial claims for jobless benefits last week. That’s three-thousand fewer than the week before. Most analysts were expecting today’s number to come in at 220-thousand. States showing the biggest increases in claims were Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Texas, and New Jersey. The biggest drops in claims were in Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Alabama.
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