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Jobless Claims in U.S. Increase to Almost Three-Month High

Bloomberg (11/26/14) Lorraine Woellert

The number of people applying for unemployment benefits in the week ended Nov. 22 rose by 21,000 to 313,000, the highest since early September, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The 48 economists surveyed by Bloomberg had forecast claims of 288,000. The four-week moving average of new claims rose by 6,250 to 294,000.