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MNI BRIEF: U.S. Jobless Claims Lower As Recovery Continues

U.S. initial jobless claims fall to 326,000 in latest period


U.S. jobless claims dropped by 38,000 to 326,000 in the latest week, pointing to a job market that is steadily recovering from the pandemic shock with help from strong fiscal and monetary support.

Chicago Fed research director Anna Paulson said during an MNI webcast on Wednesday that the U.S. economy remains some way from full employment. The latest non-farm payrolls data will be published Friday at 0830ET.

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