WASHINGTON — Seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims fell to 372,000 in the week ended Dec. 31, a decrease of 15,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 387,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Continuing claims decreased to 3.595 million for the week ending Dec. 24, a decline of 22,000 from the previous week’s revised level of 3.617 million.

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