U.S. Jobless Claims Hit 14-Month High; Analysts Blame Verizon Strike

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week to a more than one-year high, but economists blamed striking telecommunications workers for the surge and said the data did not signal a deterioration in the overall labor market. Read more here:  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-idUSKCN0Y31LN