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Hopes rise as jobless claims fall, trade gap eases

Hopes rise as jobless claims fall, trade gap eases WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people signing up for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in two months, an encouraging sign that companies aren’t resorting to deeper layoffs even … Continue reading

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Jobs picture dims as unemployment claims rise

Jobs picture dims as unemployment claims rise WASHINGTON (AP) – The employment picture is looking bleaker as applications for jobless benefits rose last week to the highest level in almost six months. It’s a sign that hiring is weak and … Continue reading

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