CNN/Money 
graphic
News > Economy
graphic
Jobless claims below 400,000
New weekly claims for unemployment benefits fall, just below benchmark for weakness.
September 18, 2003: 8:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Jobless claims fell last week, the government said Thursday, by more than analysts expected, dropping just below the benchmark 400,000 that signifies job-market weakness.

The Labor Department report said 399,000 people filed for benefits in the week ended Sept. 13, compared with a revised reading of 428,000 in the prior week. Economists, on average, expected 410,000 new claims, according to Briefing.com.  Top of page




  More on NEWS
Awesome car options for first-time buyers
World's hottest luxury housing markets
Hulu checked with TLC before removing '19 Kids and Counting'
  TODAY'S TOP STORIES
Google Cardboard teams with GoPro on VR
Stocks: 5 things to know before the open
Hulu, TLC coordinated before removing '19 Kids'




graphic graphic