Economy Shrank Early This Year; Jobless Claims Fell

Economy Shrank Early This Year; Jobless Claims Fell Play

May 29 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. economy contracted for the first time in three years from January through March. Gross domestic product fell at a 1 percent annualized rate in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said today. Separately, initial jobless claims fell by 27,000 to 300,000 in the week ended May 24, a Labor Department report showed. Michael McKee reports on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

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