WASHINGTON, Dec 18- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen. "The economy continues to run hard as it finishes out the year," said Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank in New York. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits...» Read More
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CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment and inflation, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and Dean Maki, Barclays chief U.S. economist.
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