Jobless claims in U.S. decline for a third week in last four

FILINGS FOR U.S. unemployment benefits fell for a third week in the last four, showing a resilient labor market. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO
FILINGS FOR U.S. unemployment benefits fell for a third week in the last four, showing a resilient labor market. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO
WASHINGTON - Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell for a third week in the last four, showing a resilient labor market. Jobless claims declined by 10,000 to 265,000 in the week ended Dec. 24 from a six-month high in the prior period, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. The number of applications matched the Bloomberg…

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