New Unemployment Claims Drop Unexpectedly

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  1. jillian
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    So maybe there's something to this stimulus thing saving jobs....

    ETA Press Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report

    New jobless claims unexpectedly drop to 639,000 | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    You know the old saying, Jill.

    A decrease of 31,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 670,000 does not a summer make.
     
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    8.1% unemployment anybody?
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Not thanks.

    I'll full up on umeployment here.
     
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    Amanda Calm as a Hindu cow

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    No kidding.

    I hope the stimulus money does some good but my gut says it's going to get worse before it gets better.

    If I lose my job I will either join the Marines or go home and help out there so I will be ok, but so many folks are going to be screwed if they lose their jobs. I pray for this to get better soon.
     
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    amanda i think we will have to look until summer, late may at least before the stimulus starts making headway.
     
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    you mean tomorrow's numbers? i say just below 8
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    So do we all, babe, so do we all.
     
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    I love how Obama's writers said create or SAVE jobs. That's pure genius. And government jobs will increase which, of course, hurts the economy even more. The guy is a master of deception.
     
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    If he were truly good at it we wouldn't see it. I'm having a really hard time taking him seriously.
     

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