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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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Wholesale inflation up less than expected in October (8:11 a.m. 11/17/09)

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale prices rose less than expected in October as the weak economy keeps inflation pressures largely in check. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday that inflation probably will remain ...

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