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Thu., 10:03am: Weekly US jobless aid applications rise to 372K

January 3, 2013

WASHINGTON -- More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the winter holidays likely distorted the data for the second straight week....

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FamilyGuy

Jan-03-13 10:06 AM

This is the most massaged data reported that we serfs take as gospel.

A simple percent (and actual number) of Americans participating in the workforce would lend itself to less manipulated data and would allow for a more accurate month to month or year to year comparison.

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Daniel

Jan-03-13 3:15 PM

I wonder where blues is when claims go down or when there is good news announced on the economy. Always seems to be absent from those.

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anniemae

Jan-04-13 12:00 AM

Do 'ya suppose Obama read this article?

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mrright

Jan-04-13 6:30 AM

Now, they're called 'aid applications' give me a break. Call a spade, a spade. The ranks of the jobless keep expanding. Obama has no job plans, only spending plans.

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jonathon

Jan-05-13 11:09 AM

It is only going to get worse when Obamacare fully kicks in, thanks to all the "low informed voters" you elected him now be happy and "unemployed" with him.

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