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

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

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)

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