Subscribe Register Login

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:43 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

U.S. unemployment-aid applications decline to 366,000

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 7, 2013 at 9:32 a.m.

— Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, indicating companies continue to hire at a modest but steady pace.

The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for unemployment benefits fell 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 366,000.

The four-week average, a less volatile measure, dropped to 350,500, the lowest in nearly five years. The average is low because of seasonal factors, which reduced applications sharply last month.

Comment on: U.S. unemployment-aid applications decline to 366,000

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 total comment

DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... February 8, 2013 at 2:58 a.m.

And the GDP is?

( | suggest removal )

  • page
  • 1
Click here to make a comment

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

TOP JOBS

  • Skilled tradesman

    adpt tourism administration directortourism Director’s Offic...
    MENA, AR

  • Telemarketing agents

    Needed Position is part-time Starting at $9.00/hour Plus Bo...
    Bryant, AR

  • Driver

    company driver to run OTR. $1,300 per week flat rate. Paid w...
    COLCORD, Ok

  • Cdl- a

    awesome opportunities!!!Relays 5 days out2 days homeLocal ru...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Route driver

    route drivercanteen has immediate FT openings for career min...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 742 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online