Jobless Claims Drop, Reach 4-Year Low

Meanwhile, consumer confidence is rising

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 15, 2012 11:37 AM CDT

(Newser) – A bit more good news on the unemployment front: The number of people filing new claims for jobless benefits dropped by 14,000 last week, about triple the figure analysts expected, reports the Wall Street Journal. The total of 351,000 matches a four-year low,...   Read full story »


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