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U.S. manufacturing activity hits 37-year high

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A measure of U.S. manufacturing activity soared to its highest level since December 1983 in the clearest sign yet that a much anticipated economic boom was probably underway, layoff announcements fell to a 2-1/2 year low last month but weekly claims for unemployment benefits ticked slightly higher. Conway G. Gittens has Thursday's economic round-up.

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