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Weekly Jobless Claims Come In Lower Than Expected At 881,000

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Weekly Jobless Claims Come In Lower Than Expected At 881,000Watch VideoJobless claims fell last week to 881,000. While that’s lower than the previous week, the numbers aren’t entirely comparable.

That’s because the Labor Department started using a new method to seasonally adjust the weekly figures. The old process accounted for normal disruptions in the job market, like...
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