WASHINGTON, Oct 1- The number of new applications for U.S. jobless benefits rose modestly last week and a gauge of the trend in claims fell, pointing to ongoing tightening in the labor market that could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 277,000 for the week ended...» Read More
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CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on weekly jobless claims and international trade for May, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
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