U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low Despite Federal Shutdown
Signage is displayed at the Breakthru Beverage Group LLC booth during a National Career Fairs event in Tampa, Florida, U.S. (Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low Despite Federal Shutdown

(Bloomberg) -- Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since 1969, signaling the labor market remains tight despite the partial federal-government shutdown.
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