U.S. Jobless Claims Rise for First Time in Three Weeks

Bloomberg (02/21/13) Lorraine Woellert; Alex Kowalski The number of people who applied for new unemployment benefits jumped 20,000 to 362,000 in the week ended Feb. 16, the U.S. Department of Labor reported today, keeping claims at a level that suggests slow but steady improvement in the nation’s labor market. The median forecast of 48 economists […]