Budget deficit spikes, jobless claims surge
Published 11/14/2008, West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON — The nation’s financial picture grew darker Thursday, a day marked by breathtaking numbers: a quarter-trillion-dollar budget deficit for a single month, a half-million new applications for unemployment benefits and a 900-point swing that led Wall Street to its third-biggest point gain ever.Word count: 473
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