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December 11, 2008

Jobless claims jump to 573,000, a 26-year high

Filed under: FYI,unemployment,US — DF @ 8:58 am
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According to MarketWatch: “The number of people collecting unemployment benefits rose by 338,000 to stand at 4.43 million, also the highest since late 1982. The increase in continuing claims in the week ended Nov. 29 was the most since 1974.”

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