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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Statement From LIA Chief Economist John Rizzo on Today's Jobless Claims

"Today's jobless claims figure was the highest in 9 months, substantially exceeding expectations.  This highlights the fragile, uneven nature of the economic recovery and calls into question the Fed's decision to begin tapering its economic stimulus program in January."