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Jobless Claims Rise to 6-Month High, Job Cuts Jump 57 Percent

By Tom Ozimek The number of Americans filing initial jobless claims rose to a six-month high last week, government data show, while a separate report showed that the number of job cuts jumped 57 percent month-over-month in June, suggesting demand for labor is cooling. Initial filings for state unemployment benefits increased 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 235,000 […]