US Jobless Claims Fell Last Week to 265000 – Wall Street Journal

The number of Americans applying for new unemployment benefits fell last week, remaining at a low level consistent with a healthy U.S. labor market.

Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., decreased by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000 in the week ended Dec. 24, the Labor Department said Thursday.

The decline…


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