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Americans filing for first-time jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week, according to data from the Labor Department Thursday morning
(RTTNews) – First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly ticked up last week, according to figures released Thursday by the Department of Labor.
Stocks have slipped in early trading today after the Labor Department reported an unexpected rise in initial jobless claims for the latest week.
Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) — Gold gained for the first time in three days after an unexpected rise in U.S. jobless claims spurred demand for the metal as a haven asset.
Here’s a prediction: Come 2013, each month of economic gains following the restoration of free-market-friendly limited government will likewise be unexpected for a mass media newly awakened to the plight of the homeless and long-term unemployed.