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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits has fallen to its lowest level in more than eight years. The Labor Department says weekly applications dropped by 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000. That’s the lowest reading since February 2006, nearly two years before the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2012, file photo, a worker stands in the early-morning sunlight on a home construction project in Newtown, Pa. The Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in June later Thursday July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

US new-home sales plummet in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy. New home sales fell 8.1 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 406,000, the Commerce Department said Thursday. The report also...
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Applications for US jobless benefits dip to 284,000; lowest level since February 2006

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in eight years. The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000. That’s the lowest reading...
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McDonald’s Misses Estimates on U.S. Revenue Drop

Jul 22, 2014

July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Alix Steel reports on second-quarter results from McDonald’s as revenue declined in the United States. She speaks on “In The Loop.”

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