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Millions more Americans file for jobless benefits; productivity tanks

Reuters Thursday, 7 May 2020
Millions more Americans file for jobless benefits; productivity tanksMillions more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, suggesting layoffs broadened from consumer-facing industries to other segments of the economy and could remain elevated even as many parts of the country start to reopen.
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Millions more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, suggesting layoffs broadened from consumer-facing industries to other segments of the economy and could remain elevated even as many parts of the country start to reopen. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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