Another 1 million jobless claims show Congress may need to extend extra benefits set to expire

Economists say the latest jobless claims report shows adds weight to calls for the extension of expanded unemployment benefits. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Jobless claims total 2.4 million, still elevated levels but a declining pace from previous weeks

The total, while still well above anything the nation had seen in pre-coronavirus America, represents the seventh straight week of a declining pace following the record peak of 6.9 million in late March. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Weekly jobless claims total 2.981 million, bringing coronavirus tally to 36.5 million

The total 2.981 million new claims for unemployment insurance brought the coronavirus crisis count to nearly 36.5 million, though the weekly trend continued lower. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Weekly jobless claims total 2.981 million, bringing coronavirus tally to 36.5 million

The total 2.981 million new claims for unemployment insurance brought the coronavirus crisis count to nearly 36.5 million, though the weekly trend continued lower. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Millions of Americans likely applied for jobless benefits last week though wave is stabilizing

Millions more Americans likely filed claims for unemployment benefits last week, but the tide appears to be slowing, offering cautious hope of a peak in job losses from business closures and disruptions because of the novel coronavirus. Reuters: Top News … Read more…

Millions of Americans likely applied for jobless benefits last week though wave is stabilizing

Millions more Americans likely filed claims for unemployment benefits last week, but the tide appears to be slowing, offering cautious hope of a peak in job losses from business closures and disruptions because of the novel coronavirus. Reuters: Top News … Read more…

Millions of Americans likely applied for jobless benefits last week though wave is stabilizing

Millions more Americans likely filed claims for unemployment benefits last week, but the tide appears to be slowing, offering cautious hope of a peak in job losses from business closures and disruptions because of the novel coronavirus. Reuters: Business News … Read more…

Millions of Americans likely applied for jobless benefits last week though wave is stabilizing

Millions more Americans likely filed claims for unemployment benefits last week, but the tide appears to be slowing, offering cautious hope of a peak in job losses from business closures and disruptions because of the novel coronavirus. Reuters: Business News … Read more…

Economist: Next week’s jobless claims could hit 2 million as coronavirus halt slams labor market

“It looks to me like the order of magnitude in most states seems to be about 10 times higher than the normal weekly numbers before the crisis,” said Pantheon Macroeconomics’ Ian Shepherdson. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…