US: Initial Jobless Claims fell 15K to 372K (Barcelona) - According to the Labor Department, the americans that filed in their first initial claims for regular state unemployment-insurance benefits fell by 15K last week to a seasonally adjusted 372K in the week ended Dec. 30, above the 375K previously estimated.
Continuing claims in the week ended Dec. 23 declined 22K to 3.595 million vs. 3.522 million expected.