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Thursday, February 17, 2005

Jobless claims post unexpected fall

This seems like good news.

The number of Americans claiming initial jobless benefits fell unexpectedly by 2,000 last week to the lowest level in more than four years as the U.S. labor market continued to strengthen, a government report showed Thursday.
Peter Jennings' lead story, no doubt.

Lowest level in 4 years


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