A Bad Turn
14% drop from November to December.
45% drop from one year ago.
JOB CUTS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY
4,500 from Eastman Kodak,
a fifth of its workforce.
6,000 from drugmaker AstraZeneca.
CONTINUING UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS
4.8 million for the week ended Jan. 17, the highest level since recordkeeping began in 1967.