Jobless claims fall but spike in energy sector claims signals problems

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New jobless claims fall to lowest level in 2 years. pulled down by another drop in energy costs and the biggest plunge in food costs in eight years.. That usually causes a spike in temporary.

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The number of new U.S. jobless claims fell sharply last week but much of the decline appeared due to technical problems in claims processing, clouding the last major reading of labor market health.

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Housing’s Second Leg Down The broader Composite 20 City index (which includes the cities in the C-10) fell by 0.23% on the month and is down 3.53% from a year ago. The second down leg of housing prices continues.

Jobless claims fall, but still stuck. which means we see little chance of any sustained improvement in the private sector payroll numbers any time soon," said Ian Shepherdson, chief U.S.

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