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U.S. jobless claims climb 10,000 to 244,000

  • July 27, 2017
  • realestate

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits rose in late July but remained near the lowest level in decades, mirroring a red-hot labor market that shows little sign of cooling.

The average of new claims over the past month, which gives a more stable picture of layoff trends, was unchanged at 244,000.

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