Morning Minute: Jobless claims drop for fourth straight week

There were some positive signs on the jobs front this week as new unemployment claims fell for the fourth straight week signaling a labor market recovery, Reuters reported this morning.

New jobless claims dropped 29,000 to a seasonally adjusted 343,000, declining to the lowest level since early October, according to the Labor Department. Read the full article from Reuters.

In other headlines:

New foreclosures lowest in six years in November: RealtyTracChicago Tribune

Illinois foreclosures rise for 11th monthChicago Tribune

Foreclosures hit nine-month high, but starts dropChristian Science Monitor

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