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Applications for jobless claims up slightly last week


( ) -q-21- UNDATED (Correspondent Jeremy House) “to 221-thousand, 750.”

Slightly more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week.

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TAG: Correspondent Jeremy House reporting.

VERBATIM: The Labor Department reports applications for jobless claims for the week ending December 17 inched up by 2,000 to 216,000 from the previous week, Jobless claims are generally viewed as a representation of layoffs. The four-week moving average of claims fell by 6,250 to 221,750.


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