The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits has once again decreased.
- According to Thursday's report from the Labor Department, applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell to their lowest level in 16 weeks.
- 190 thousand people filed for aid for the week ending January 14.
- This is a considerable dip from the previous week, which saw 205 thousand applications filed.
- Meanwhile, 1.65 million people were receiving continuous benefits for the week ending January 7.