Applications for unemployment benefits in USA keep the downtrend

Applications for unemployment benefits

The applications for unemployment benefits in USA decreased for the first time in three weeks and remained at the 40-year bottom. The number of applications for unemployment benefits submitted in the week ending on October 21 amounted to 258,000, which represent a decrease by 3,000. However, the decrease was not enough to meet the expectations of the More...

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Number of applications for unemployment benefits in USA remain low

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By Viliyana Filipova On Friday, August 12th, 2016
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Number for application for unemployment benefits in USA recorded a slight decline

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