Jobless Claims Fell More Than Forecast Last Week

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Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. jobless claims fell by 14,000 to 298,000 in the week ended Aug. 16, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington. The median forecast of 46 economists surveyed by Bloomberg called for 303,000. Continuing claims fell to the lowest level in more than seven years. Scarlet Fu and Trish Regan report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop."

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