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Unemployment Claims In The U.S. Hit Three-month Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to a three-month low, underscoring the robustness of the labor market even as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates.

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The Labor Department said initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 222,000 for the week ended September 3.

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Data for the previous week was revised to show 4,000 fewer applications filed than previously reported