WASHINGTON, Aug 27- The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a steadily firming labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 271,000 for the week ended Aug. 22, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst...» Read More
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