• New jobless claims dip below 1M as Biden steps into presidency

    1 month ago - By Inman

    A total of 960,668 claims were filed, a decrease of 151,303 from the week prior, for the week ending Jan. 16, according to the U.S. Labor Department.
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  • Unemployment Claims Stay Stubbornly High As Biden Takes Office

    Unemployment Claims Stay Stubbornly High As Biden Takes Office

    1 month ago - By NPR

    New claims for state unemployment benefits dipped last week but remained high, showcasing the economic challenges facing President Biden. (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)
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  • Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 900,000

    Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 900,000

    1 month ago - By Calculated Risk

    The DOL reported :
    In the week ending January 16, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 900,000, a decrease of 26,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 39,000 from 965,000 to 926,000. The 4-week moving average was 848,000, an increase of 23,500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised down by 9,750 from 834,250 to 824,500.
    emphasis added This does not include the 423,734 initial claims for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance that was up from 284,886 the previous week.
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  • US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

    US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to ongoing job cuts in a raging pandemic.
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  • Tech Stocks Lift Nasdaq To New High While Broader Market Stalls On Still-Grim Jobs Data

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Bitcoin's descent continues Thursday, pushing prices down about 25% peak levels from earlier this month.
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  • US jobless claims dip to 900,000 as layoffs remain high with economy in grip of virus

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - US jobless claims dip to 900,000 as layoffs remain high with economy in grip of virus.
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  • US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

    1 month ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cuts in a raging pandemic.
    The Labor Department's report Thursday underscored that President Joe Biden has inherited an economy that faltered this winter as virus cases spiked, cold weather restricted dining and federal rescue aid expired. The government said that 5.1 million Americans are continuing to receive state jobless benefits, down from 5.2 million in the previous week. That signals that fewer people who are out of work are...
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  • Jobless claims show modest decline as Congress works on more stimulus

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    Jobless claims were expected to total 925,000 for the week ended Jan. 16, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.
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  • US weekly jobless claims slide to 900,000 as coronavirus fallout continues into the Biden presidency

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    New US jobless claims for the week that ended Saturday totaled 900,000, down from the previous period's revised total of 926,000.
    Economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected claims to drop to 935,000.
    Continuing claims, which track Americans receiving unemployment benefits, fell to 5.1 million for the week that ended January 9.
    Filings for US unemployment benefits declined last week as America's labor-market recovery made sluggish progress amid elevated COVID-19 case counts. New US jobless claims totaled an unadjusted 900,000 for the week that...
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  • Another 900,000 Americans Filed For Unemployment Last Week As Biden Preps Major Stimulus Push

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Nearly 16 million Americans are collecting some form of government unemployment benefit.
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  • 900,000 filed for jobless claims last week, a historically high level as Biden inherits worst job market of any modern president

    1 month ago - By Washington Post

    Weekly unemployment claims remain near 1 million, far above previous recessions, because of the surging pandemic. A rise in claims early this year also reflects an uptick in filings delayed over the December holidays, as well as the new $300 in supplemental weekly jobless benefits drawing some of those out of work who had given up filing claims.
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