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Fewer Americans Applying For Unemployment Benefits

By: AP
By: AP

The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits slipped 2,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 339,000.

It's the fifth straight decline, and shows businesses see little need to cut jobs.

Last week's report on hiring and unemployment in October showed that businesses are also adding workers at a steady pace.


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