Thursday, August 8, 2013

Recent Jobless Claims Point to an Improving U.S. Economy

Per NBC News, the 4-week average of state unemployment claims fell to the lowest level since the autumn of 2007.  The numbers suggest that the employment picture for the U.S. is improving.

The NBC article is linked below.

NBC News: Jobless Claims and an Improving Economy

"Now it appears that a long cycle of aggressive layoffs -- which had fueled a surge in unemployment and helped shape two presidential elections -- is over."

---Jason Lange, NBC News

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