Fewer Americans filed claims for jobless benefits

WASHINGTON - Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, underscoring a sturdy job market. Jobless claims fell by 2,000 to 241,000 in the week ended March 11, a report from the Labor Department showed Thursday. The median forecast in a Bloomberg survey called for 240,000. Employers, who are finding it difficult to lure…

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