U.S. jobless claims are falling -- most recently to a pre-recession level -- but does that mean nothing more than employers are getting to the point where they can’t lay off any more workers?
New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Combined with last week's employment report, the claims data provides evidence of a slowly improving job market.
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The Labor Department says jobless claims were up by 15,000 last week, to 381,000. But as Richard DeKaser explains, the bigger picture still shows things looking up in the job market.