Economy Jul 21

Job openings advertised at businesses in Cambridge, Massachusetts
U.S. jobless claims hit 8-month high

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits last week rose to its highest level in more than eight months, a sign the labor market may be showing some weakness.

Jul 01

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell again last week to the lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that the job market and the broader economy are rebounding rapidly from the coronavirus recession.