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“US weekly jobless claims drop to the lowest level since 1969”

“The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength despite slowing economic growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted … Continue reading

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“U.S. labor market remains strong, economy slowing”

“The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to more than a 49-year low last week, but the drop likely overstates the health of the labor market as claims for several states including California were estimated. Still, labor … Continue reading

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Good News: “U.S. jobless claims plunge to 49-year low of 210,000”

” The rate of layoffs as measured by U.S. jobless claims fell to the lowest level since 1969, reflecting the strongest labor market since the end of the dotcom boom nearly two decades ago. Initial U.S. jobless claims fell by … Continue reading

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“Almost half of Russians want end to military operation in Syria, poll shows”

“According to public opinion research conducted by the Levada Center in mid-August this year, 49 per cent of Russians think that the government should end the counter-terrorist operation that the Russian Air Force is conducting in Syria. 30 per cent … Continue reading

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“Foreigners [buy] record number of US homes”

“Foreign purchases of U.S. residential real estate surged to the highest level ever in terms of number of homes sold and dollar volume. Foreign buyers closed on $153 billion worth of U.S. residential properties between April 2016 and March 2017, … Continue reading

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