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US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected to 751,000 as labor-market recovery continues

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The number of Americans filing for unemployment insurance fell more than expected last week as the US labor market's recovery advanced.
New US weekly jobless claims totaled an unadjusted 751,000 for the week that ended Saturday, the Labor Department said Thursday morning. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected claims to land at 770,000. The reading marks a decline from the previous week's revised total.
Continuing claims, which track the aggregate total of Americans receiving unemployment benefits, fell to 7.8 million for the week that ended on October 17. That...
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US jobless claims aid fall to 751,000, virus resurges

US jobless claims aid fall to 751,000, virus resurges

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March but a figure that remains historically high and indicates the viral pandemic is still forcing many employers to cut jobs
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