Ryan Sweet

Senior Economist, Moody's Economy.com

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Senior economist with Moody's Economy.com

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For the first time since November, the number of people applying for unemployment benefits  rose to a half million  last week, the third straight week that claims have been on the…

Jobless Claims Cast Doubt on Economic Recovery

For the first time since November, the number of people applying for unemployment benefits rose to a half million last week, the third straight week that claims have been on the…

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