Unemployment Benefits

April 12, 2012 - 8:26 AM
In a Thursday, March 8, 2012 photo, Tencent America job booth is shown at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the number of applicants to the highest level in two months. The Labor Department said Thursday, April 12, 2012 that weekly unemployment benefit applications jumped 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 380,000. The previous week's figures were also revised higher. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, rose to 368,500. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)