U.S. weekly jobless claims stuck at higher levels – Reuters

People who lost their jobs wait in line to file for unemployment following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at an Arkansas Workforce Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S. April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Nick OxfordWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits hovered at high levels last week, strengthening views that…

U.S. weekly jobless claims stuck at higher levels – Reuters

People who lost their jobs wait in line to file for unemployment following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at an Arkansas Workforce Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S. April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Nick OxfordWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits hovered at high levels last week, strengthening views that the labor market was settling into a more gradual path of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits totaled a seasonally adjusted 884,000 for the week ended Sept. 5, matching the number of applications received in the prior week, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast 846,000 application
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