“Initial [U.S.] jobless applications increased to 480,000 in the week ended Jan. 30, the most in seven weeks, from 472,000 the prior week…. The number of people receiving unemployment insurance was little changed [at 4.6 million] and those receiving extended benefits increased [by about 242,000 to 5.86 million].”
Initial Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Climbed [Bloomberg]

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