Comments for: U.S. jobless claims drop to lowest level since 2007

Posted May 29, 2014, at 9:02 a.m.
Last modified May 29, 2014, at 5:46 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen. Jobless claims fell by 27,000 to 300,000 in the week ended May 24, a Labor Department report showed Thursday in Washington. The median forecast of 50 economists surveyed by …

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