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Unemployment claims unexpectedly on the rise

EURUSD News by Newsroom on 10:30 November 16, 2017 EST

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits for first time increased again last week to 249,000 the Labor Department reported on Thursday.

The overall number of people collecting unemployment benefits fell to a near 44-year low.

The level of unemployment benefits has been below 300,000 for more than two years.

Both stocks and the dollar are getting a boost on Thursday surging from their Wednesday lows.


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