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Layoffs Just Reached a Half-Century Low - WSJ

'WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell at the end of August to a nearly five-decade low. '

'Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., declined to a seasonally adjusted 203,000 in the last week of August, the Labor Department said Thursday. '

'Thursday’s jobless claims report is one of several sets of economic data pointing to late business-cycle strength in the economy. '

' Unless and until inflation accelerates at a pace that exceeds their expectations, the Fed appears likely to stay on their current path.”'

'Meanwhile, the number of open jobs this spring exceeded the number of unemployed Americans seeking work for the first time in records going back to 2000. '


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