Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 320,000

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Jobless claims tumbled last week, falling to 320,000, the Labor Department reported on Thursday.

For the week ending Aug. 10, the number of people filing for benefits dropped by 15,000.  The previous week, claims stood at 335,000.

The four-week average also went down, decreasing by 4,000 to 332,000.

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