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Fewer Than 300,000 Americans File Jobless Claims for 10th Week

Bloomberg (11/20/14) Victoria Stilwell; Michelle Jamrisko

The number of people applying for unemployment benefits in the week ended Nov. 15 fell by 2,000 to 291,000, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. It was the 10th consecutive week with claims lower than 300,000, which hasn’t happened since 2000. The 51 economists surveyed by Bloomberg had forecast claims of 284,000. The four-week moving average of new claims rose by 1,750 to 287,500.