by Ray Goldbacher, USA TODAY
- Unemployment claims last week rose 4,000 to 352,000
- The previous week's claims were revised up from 346,000 to 348,000
- The four-week average was 361,250, up 2,750
New claims for unemployment benefits rose 4,000 in the week ended April 13, to 352,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.
The 4-week moving average was 361,250, up 2,750 from the previous week's revised average of 358,500.