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BREAKING: Jobless Claims Spike to Four-Month High

apilgrim Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 10:13 AM
They oughta have a cartoon offering the Ambassador's job to Obama's beloved followers on the news/internet with all the perks that go along with it..."don't worry, the small security detail use only rubber bullets, intertainment nightly includes fireworks" etc,

It's a 'jobs and the economy' election, and here's some breaking 'jobs and the economy' news:

Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped 46,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 388,000, the highest in four months. The increase represents a rebound from the previous week's sharp drop. Both swings were largely due to technical factors. Last week, California reported a large drop in applications, pushing down the overall figure to the lowest since February 2008. This week, it reported a significant increase as it processed applications delayed from the previous week. Applications are a proxy...