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Applications for US unemployment benefits dip to 298K, remain near pre-recession lows

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The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION By: Christopher S. Rugaber, The Associated Press Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at 12:43 PM | Comments: 0 Enlarge Image In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, Jessica Pimentel, of Hollywood, Fla., fills out a job application during a job fair in Sunrise. Fla. The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

European Stocks Slide On Gloomy German Data

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By RTT News,  August 28, 2014, 11:49:00 AM EDT (RTTNews.com) - European stocks fell Thursday, trimming recent gains after the latest in a string of downbeat reports on Germany's economy. German unemployment unexpectedly rose in August as the euro zone's largest economy continued to show signs of strain. The number of people out of work climbed a seasonally adjusted 2,000 to 2.901 million in August, official data showed.

States with the biggest changes in jobless aid applications, and some reasons, at a glance

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The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION By: The Associated Press Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at 7:42 AM | Comments: 0 The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring are likely to remain strong. Here are the states with the biggest decreases in applications. No state reported an increase of more than 1,000.

European Markets Fall; Essilor Climbs

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By RTT News,  August 28, 2014, 06:56:00 AM EDT (RTTNews.com) - The European markets are in negative territory on Thursday, after Germany's unemployment increased unexpectedly and Eurozone economic confidence weakened more-than-expected in August. Data released by the Federal Labor Agency showed that the number of people out of work in Germany increased by a seasonally adjusted 2,000 to 2.901 million in August.

French Market Declines, But Essilor Shines

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By RTT News,  August 28, 2014, 06:48:00 AM EDT (RTTNews.com) - The French market is in negative territory on Thursday, after Germany's unemployment increased unexpectedly and Eurozone economic confidence weakened more-than-expected in August. Data released by the Federal Labor Agency showed that the number of people out of work in Germany increased by a seasonally adjusted 2,000 to 2.901 million in August. Economists expected a decline of 5,000 after decreasing 12,000 in July.

German Unemployment Stays Low

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By Dow Jones Business News,  August 28, 2014, 05:23:00 AM EDT By Emese Bartha The number of Germans without jobs increased slightly in August while the unemployment rate stayed near record lows, the country's labor agency said Thursday, suggesting the labor market in Europe's largest economy remains healthy despite a recent setback in economic activity. The number of unemployed people rose 2,000 in August after a fall of 12,000 in July.

German joblessness up slightly in August, rate steady at 6.7 percent

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German joblessness up slightly in August, rate steady at 6.7 percent

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BERLIN Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:09am BST BERLIN (Reuters) - German unemployment posted a small but unexpected increase in August but the jobless rate held steady at just 6.7 percent, the Labour Office said on Thursday, suggesting the job market in Europe's largest economy remains intact. The number of people out of work increased by 1,000 to 2.901 million, seasonally-adjusted data showed. The mid-range forecast in a Reuters poll had been for a drop of 5,000.

Ask The Times: Social Security

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Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:14 pm | Updated: 11:24 pm, Wed Aug 27, 2014. Q. Can you collect unemployment if you are on Social Security? A. Yes, but at a substantially reduced rate. In fact, Illinois is the last state that still reduces unemployment benefits to older workers on Social Security. Under the Illinois Social Security Offset Law, unemployment benefits are reduced by half of a worker's Social Security payments.

US economy forecast  to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014 | News Tribune

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US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014 | News Tribune

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year. The new assessment was considerably more pessimistic than the Obama administration’s, which predicted last month that the economy would expand by 2.6 percent this year even though it contracted by an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the first quarter. The economy did grow by 0.

Zimbabwe police beat opposition marchers demanding jobs

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Zimbabwe police beat opposition marchers demanding jobs

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27 August 2014 Last updated at 17:24 Zimbabwean riot police have beaten opposition protesters who were trying to march to parliament to demand jobs. About 20 people were injured and two opposition MPs were among a dozen people briefly detained. The 100-strong crowd demanded measures to help reduce the unemployment rate, which stands at about 80%.