Marketplace Index for Thursday, December 22, 2011

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Weekly jobless claims in the U.S. dropped to 364,000 last week. That's 4,000 fewer than the week before and the smallest number since early 2008. Meanwhile on the Daily Pulse, even the mega-wealthy are trying to downsize and bargain-shop.

Super-yacht super sale

In trying economic times, even the mega-wealthy downsize and bargain-shop.
Posted In: the wealthy, Economy

OK job growth is still OK!

Weekly jobless claims in the U.S. dropped to 364,000 last week. That's 4,000 fewer than the week before and the smallest number since early 2008.
Posted In: Jobs, manufacturing