Unemployment filings hold steady, bolstering optimism

02/23/2012 | Reuters

The same number of Americans -- 351,000 -- filed unemployment claims last week as the previous week, the Labor Department reported. That unchanged level is the lowest since the recession started in 2007. "The economy is on the mend from a job creation perspective," said Federated Investors market strategist Phil Orlando.

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