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Jobless claims dive even lower to 192,000, sit at nearly 50-year low

Jeffry Bartash
Jobless claims dive even lower to 192,000, sit at nearly 50-year low

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in Mid-April fell for the fifth week in a row to a nearly 50-year low of 192,000, a remarkably small level of layoffs that gives the economy a sturdy foundation on which it can continue to grow despite recent hiccups. Jobless claims slipped by 5,000 to 192,000