4-week average of initial jobless claims hits 6-year low

08/22/2013 | Business Insider · Reuters

The four-week rolling average of first-time unemployment claims, which gives a better measure of the U.S. labor market, has reached 330,500, the lowest level since November 2007. Last week, such claims totaled 336,000, up from 323,000 the previous week. Despite the increase, the number has reached the pre-recession level.

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