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Fewer Americans Applying for Unemployment

Applications hit near pre-recession levels

US Unemployment Aid Applications Rise to 326,000

Increase comes after applications fell to their lowest level since May 2007

US Employers Add 192K Jobs

Rate remains at 6.7 percent

US Employers Add 175K Jobs Despite Harsh Weather

Additional jobs spark optimism in the economy

Applications for Jobless Aid Reach 3-month Low

Layoffs remain at pre-recession levels

Applications for US Jobless Benefits Rise to 348K

Applications are a rough proxy for layoffs

Applications for Unemployment Benefits Drop

A total of 3.53 million Americans received benefits as of Feb. 1

Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.7 Percent

Job gains had averaged 214,000 in the previous four months