A job seeker holds a “Now Hiring” information sheet while talking to a recruiter during a Coast-to-Coast career fair in San Jose, California, U.S. (Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)  

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low, Below All Forecasts

(Bloomberg) -- Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell, dropping to the lowest since December 1969, as the labor market tightened further.