U.S Unemployment Claims Continue to Fall

According to the U.S Labor Department, initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 246,000 for the week ending Jan. 28, 2017. Claims have now been below 300,000, a threshold associated with a healthy labor market, for 100 straight weeks. That is the longest stretch since 1970, when the labor market was much smaller.

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