Published by American Lookout
By Mike LaChance
Economic growth under President Trump has been the exact opposite of Obama. Under Obama, we were constantly assured that a big turnaround was just over the next hill. Under Trump, the economy is booming and the job market is fantastic.
Reuters reports, via FOX Business:
US jobless claims drop to near 45-year low
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 45-year low last week, pointing to strong job growth in February, which should continue to underpin the economy.
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 222,000 for the week ended Feb. 17, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Claims fell to 216,000 in mid-January, which was the lowest level since January 1973.
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