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Jobless Claims Drop 12,000 to 267,000 in Mid-June

MarketWatch (06/18/15) Jeffry Bartash

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell by 12,000 to 267,000 in the week ending June 13, maintaining a 15-year low. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected claims to total a seasonally adjusted 279,000. Meanwhile, the average of new claims over the past month dropped by 2,000 to 276,750.