U.S. jobless claims at four-week low amid tight labor market

U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS declined by 1,000 to 222,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS declined by 1,000 to 222,000 last week, remaining near the lowest level of initial jobless claims since 1969. / BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits ticked down to a four-week low, the latest sign that the job market remains robust, Labor Department figures showed Thursday. Highlights of jobless claims (Week ended June 2) Jobless claims decreased by 1,000 to 222,000 (est. 220,000) Continuing claims rose by 21,000 to 1.74 million in…

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