Jobless Claims Fall Last Week

Washington, DC, Nov. 20, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell 2,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 291,000, the Labor Department said.

The four-week moving average of claims edged up 1,750 to 287,500.

The report showed that continuing claims declined 73,000 to 2.33 million in the week ended Nov. 8, the lowest since December 2000.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
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