Unemployed Americans line up to speak with a prospective employers.
Unemployed Americans line up to speak with a prospective employers. - 

Unemployment benefits fell very sharply last week.  Normally, that would be a useful sign about an improving labor market. But there's a big caveat here. Two states didn't report because of computer glitches. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss. 

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