Weekly U.S. jobless claims drop to 405,000
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – New applications for unemployment benefits fell last week by 22,000 to a seasonally adjusted 405,000, putting claims at the lowest level in three months, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch has expected new request for jobless benefits to total 420,000 in the week ended July 9. Claims in the prior week were revised up to 427,000 from …
Read more on Market Watch
Scots unemployment falls
THE number of people out of work has fallen again, official statistics show today.
Read more on The Scotsman