Jobless claims in US fell 10,000 to 382,000
Fewer Americans filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance recently, indicating the labor market is recovering. Applications for jobless benefits fell 10,000 in the week ended April 2 to 382,000, the fewest since Feb. 26, Labor Department figures showed. Economists projected claims would be little changed at 385,000, according to the median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey. The number of people on unemployment benefit rolls and those collecting extended payments decreased.
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