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New claims for jobless benefits rise sharply. Let me guess… “unexpectedly”?

Jobless_rateIt rose, as we all expected.  Who wants to bet on the “unexpectedly” meme will be on this report in the news?

The number of people filing new claims for jobless benefits jumped last week after three straight declines, another sign that the pace of layoffs has not slowed.

Initial claims for jobless benefits rose by 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 472,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. It was the highest level in a month.

New claims for jobless benefits rise sharply – Yahoo! Finance

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