U.S. Jobless Claims Near Lowest Level Since 2007

U.S. Jobless Claims Near Lowest Level Since 2007 Play

April 17 (Bloomberg) -- Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen. Jobless claims increased by 2,000 to 304,000 in the week ended April 12 from a revised 302,000 the prior period that was the lowest since September 2007, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington. Michael McKee reports on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

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