Unemployment Claims Little Changed

First-time filings for unemployment totaled 787,000 for the week ended Jan. 2 insurance which was little changed over the past week. (CNBC)

Weekly claims totaled 787,000 for the week ended Jan. 2, the Labor Department reported Thursday. That was less than the Dow Jones estimate of 815,000 and a slight decrease from the upwardly revised total of 790,000 for the previous week.