Economy Oct 29

U.S. jobless claims fall to 751,000 as virus resurges

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March, but it's still historically high and indicates the viral pandemic is still forcing many employers to cut jobs.

Sep 24

Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupted.

Sep 17

COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in U.S.

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high number of people that illustrates the broad economic damage still taking place nine months after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the…

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