Jobless Claims Fall as Election and Pandemic Second Wave Add to the Misery

The Labor Department┬áreported this morning that 751,000 more Americans filed new claims for state unemployment benefits last week, the lowest total since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been expecting 778,000. The latest figures portend an unstable and volatile job market. The total reflected a decline of 40,000 … Continue reading Jobless Claims Fall as Election and Pandemic Second Wave Add to the Misery