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Stock futures dip after jobless applications rise

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Stock indexes were headed for a flat opening today after the government said that more people applied for unemployment benefits last week.


First-time applications for unemployment rose to 454,000, the highest level since late October. Economists had expected the number to rise to 407,000. Snowstorms in some parts of the country forced companies to lay off workers.

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