WASHINGTON, Feb 11- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic growth and a stock market rout. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 269,000 for the week ended Feb. 6, the Labor...» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on retail sales, import/export prices, and weekly jobless claims. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses its likely impact on the markets.
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