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Jobless Claims Drop To 9-Month Low

There were 381,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, down 23,000 from the previous week and the fewest since late February, the Employment and Training Administration just reported.

Bloomberg News says the decline reflects "a rebound from the Thanksgiving holiday and fewer seasonal firings, which may signal the labor market is on the mend."



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