U.S. Jobless Claims Rise More Than Forecast
Jan. 3 (Bloomberg) -- More Americans than forecast filed claims for unemployment insurance payments last week as the closing of some state agencies during the holidays prompted the government to estimate some figures.
Applications for jobless benefits increased 10,000 to 372,000 in the week ended Dec. 29, the Labor Department reported today in Washington. Deirdre Bolton and Sara Eisen report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)