Analysis: Rise in jobless claims may be tied to credit crunch

10/19/2007 | Bloomberg Businessweek

An increase in jobless claims for the week of Oct. 18 suggests more credit-market-related problems, according to a BusinessWeek analysis. The report follows the release of other data that have spooked investors, including the Federal Reserve beige book released earlier this week that warned of downside credit-related risks to the economy.

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