The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply for a fourth straight week, a sign that the job market might be improving.
By Christopher S. Rugaber|December 13, 2012 at 05:09 AM
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply for a fourth straight week, a sign that the job market might be improving.
The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for unemployment benefits fell 29,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 343,000, the lowest in two months. It is the second-lowest total this year.
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