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Jobless claims dip, spending up in sign of rebound (1:18 p.m. 11/25/09)

By JEANNINE AVERSA and MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — In a hopeful sign for the economy, the number of newly laid-off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits fell below 500,000 last week for the first time since ...

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Weak home building a drag on economic recovery (10:59 a.m. 11/18/09)

By ALAN ZIBEL and MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — The budding economic recovery is getting little help from the home building industry, which normally creates jobs and boosts growth as a recession ends. Construction of homes unexpectedly ...

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