Jobless claims fall to lowest level since July
September 27th, 2012
09:29 AM ET
2 years ago

Jobless claims fall to lowest level since July

New York (CNNMoney) - The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, hitting its lowest level since July.

About 359,000 people filed jobless claims in the week ended Sept. 22, down 26,000 from the previous week, the Labor Department said Thursday. The number of people filing for first-time claims were unchanged in the prior week.

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soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. Timmeh

    Wow! Only 359,000 – things are looking up! Obama's America – land of perpetual bleakness!

    September 27, 2012 09:33 am at 9:33 am |
  2. jan

    might that be -because they are hiring early for the holiday season, yes I would think so,

    September 27, 2012 10:04 am at 10:04 am |
  3. Ram215

    Count those that gave up looking...the real math!

    September 27, 2012 10:19 am at 10:19 am |
  4. anonoymous

    Another nail in the gop coffin!

    September 27, 2012 10:20 am at 10:20 am |
  5. enuff

    And Romney says...

    September 27, 2012 10:20 am at 10:20 am |
  6. Four and The Door

    "There's a lot of volatility, but it hasn't broken out of its range," said Paul Ashworth, senior U.S. economist at Capital Economics. "It's still pretty high and suggests that market conditions are still pretty weak."
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    This is Obama's flavor of economic recovery. No thanks. We can do better. Romney/ Ryan 2012.

    September 27, 2012 10:33 am at 10:33 am |
  7. Namejkane sfl a vote for the gop will cut your moms medicare and soc sec .can you afford to pay for them???

    Coming back with no help from the gop ,what a suprize

    September 27, 2012 10:34 am at 10:34 am |
  8. demwit

    359,000 X 4 =
    HURRAY! Only 1.436.000 million people lost their job in Sept. Wonderful economic news..,, Great job Obama!!

    September 27, 2012 10:37 am at 10:37 am |