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Weekly Jobless Claims Remain Elevated at 860,000

Newsy Thursday, 17 September 2020
Weekly Jobless Claims Remain Elevated at 860,000Watch Video860,000 Americans filed jobless claims last week — a bit higher than expected, but lower than the previous week’s report.

Meanwhile, continuing claims came in lower than projected at 12.6 million — down from 13.5 million. 

The slow decline in unemployment is concerning some economists, especially after...
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Weekly jobless claims come in at 860,000 in the first week of September, better than expected but still reflective of the pandemic's toll on the labor market.

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