A representative, right, speaks with a job seeker at the San Francisco Career Fair & Job Fair in Burlingame, California, U.S. (Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise to Five-Week High, Exceed Forecast

(Bloomberg) -- Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased, rising to a five-week high and adding to signs of potential cooling in the labor market.