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

U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS decreased by 1,000 to 232,000 this week. / BLOOMBERG
U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS decreased by 1,000 to 232,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK - United States filings for unemployment benefits fell to a three-week low, continuing a trend that indicates a tight labor market, Labor Department figures showed Thursday. Highlights of jobless claims (Week ended April 14) Initial filings decreased by 1,000 to 232,000 (est. 230,000) Continuing claims fell by 15,000 to 1.863 million in week ended…

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