US weekly jobless claims total 1.877 million, vs 1.775 million expected

US weekly jobless claims total 1.877 million, vs 1.775 million expected

Filings for unemployment insurance claims totaled 1.877 million last week in a sign both that the worst is over for the coronavirus-related jobs crisis but that the level of unemployment remains stubbornly high. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 1.775 million new claims. The total nevertheless represented a decline from the previous […]

Weekly initial jobless claims hit 2.1 million

Weekly initial jobless claims hit 2.1 million

More than 2.1 million Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week, marking the 10th straight week that jobless claims have been in the millions as the coronavirus continues to cripple the economy.The total number of people who have sought...
US weekly jobless claims total 1.877 million, vs 1.775 million expected

US weekly jobless claims total 2.4 million

First-time filings for unemployment insurance totaled 2.44 million last week as the tail effects of the coronavirus shutdown continued to impact the U.S. jobs market.Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 2.4 million claims.The seasonally adjusted...