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Coronavirus: More than 40 million unemployment claims in the US since start of crisis

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

More than two million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as businesses continue to struggle through the coronavirus pandemic.
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Total US unemployment shrinks for the first time since coronavirus layoffs began in March

Total US unemployment shrinks for the first time since coronavirus layoffs began in March

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Roughly 21.1 million Americans claimed unemployment insurance in the week ending May 16, a decline from the previous week's record of roughly 25 million, according to Thursday's report from the Labor Department .
It's the first time that continuing claims, reflecting those receiving unemployment benefits, have declined since coronavirus-induced layoffs began in March.
It's a sign that hiring may be rebounding slightly as states continue reopening their economies following shutdowns to curb COVID-19.
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US jobless total tops 40 million as 2 million more are left out of work

US jobless total tops 40 million as 2 million more are left out of work

1 month ago   |   By Metro

More than 40 million Americans have filed jobless claims since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis.
More than 40 million Americans have been left out of work due to the coronavirus break as another two million people filed jobless claims last week.
A total of 40.8 million people have now filed for unemployment benefits through state programs over the past ten weeks, according to figures released by the Labor Department on Thursday.
The 2.1 million claims filed last week marks the eighth straight week in a row that unemployment filings declined after they historically peaked at 6.9...
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US stocks trade mixed as investors assess jobless-claims data, US-China tensions

US stocks trade mixed as investors assess jobless-claims data, US-China tensions

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

US traded mixed on Thursday as investors mulled the Labor Department's latest jobless-claims report and fresh US-China tensions.
2.1 million Americans filed for unemployment during the week ended on Saturday, according to a Thursday release. The reading matched economist estimates and pushed the metric's 10-week total to 40.7 million.
China's approval of controversial national security laws in Hong Kong bolstered concerns of a new conflict between the country and the US.
Tech stocks slumped as traders awaited an executive order from President Trump disciplining social media companies and...
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2.1 million new jobless benefit claims are filed amid COVID-19

2.1 million new jobless benefit claims are filed amid COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

More than 40 million new claims for unemployment benefits have been filed in the past two months when the coronavirus started paralyzing the US economy.
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