Pa., N.J. jobless falling, despite U.S. trend: Philly Fed

"Despite the increase in the national unemployment rate" to around 9.8%, the Pennsylvania jobless rate will fall from 8.8% last month to as low as 8.5% in December; New Jersey's will fall from 9.2% to as low as 8.8%; and Delaware's will stay flat around 8.3%, says the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, after reviewing unemployment insurance filings. More here.