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US labor market shows slight improvement

11-24-2011 13:52 BJT

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A four week average of new unemployment claims in the US is continuing to fall, hitting its lowest level for seven months.

This is despite the most recent figures released on Wednesday that show a small rise in benefit claims.

Despite the overall falls, many economists say the jobs market still faces an uncertain future.

Quiet optimism is growing in some quarters, but most analysts are waiting to see if the 7 month downward trend will continue, before any concrete predictions over the future are made.

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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