Fewer Americans than forecast file for unemployment insurance

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Fewer Americans than forecast filed last week applications for unemployment benefits, underscoring a vibrant labor market.

Jobless claims rose by 5,000 to 239,000 in the week ended Feb. 11, a report from the Labor Department showed Thursday. The median forecast in a Bloomberg survey called for…

fromhttp://www.baltimoresun.com/business/ct-jobless-aid-20170216-story.html

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