JOB­LESS CLAIMS FELL BY 14,000 LAST WEEK

The Signal - - MONEY -

The num­ber of peo­ple seek­ing un­em­ploy­ment ben­e­fits de­clined slightly last week but still re­mained el­e­vated as hur­ri­cane dis­rup­tions im­pacted lay­offs for a sec­ond week. Ap­pli­ca­tions for job­less ben­e­fits dropped by 14,000 to a sea­son­ally ad­justed 284,000 last week after surg­ing to 298,000 the pre­vi­ous week, the La­bor Depart­ment re­ported.

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