U.S. jobless claims decrease more than estimated to 211K

UNTIED STATES jobless claims declined by 8,000 to 211,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
UNITED STATES jobless claims declined by 8,000 to 211,000 last week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
WASHINGTON – Filings for United States unemployment benefits declined more than expected to reach a four-week low, another sign that a resilient labor market continues to underpin the economy. Jobless claims fell by 8,000 to 211,000 in the week ended Nov. 2, according to Labor Department figures released Thursday. The four-week average, a less-volatile measure,…

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