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MNI DATA BRIEF: US Jobless Claims Slip to 385,000

(MNI) Washington

U.S. jobless claims fell by 14,000 to 385,000 in the latest week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said, in data that pointed to a gradually-strengthening labor market.

MNI reported this week the Fed needs to see more progress on employment, particularly workforce participation, before starting to taper bond buys.

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