Economy

Weekly jobless claims; CA leads the way

June 25, 2020 Ms. G

Weekly jobless claims totaled 1.48 million last week, worse than the 1.35 million Wall Street estimate. Continuing claims fell by 767,000 to 19.52 million. California accounted for the biggest surge as claims remained above 1 MORE

Economy

1.5 million people filed for unemployment benefits

June 18, 2020 Ms. G

First-time claims for unemployment insurance totaled 1.5 million last week, well above the 1.3 million expected. Workers receiving benefits under all programs including pandemic assistance totaled 29.1 million, a decrease of more than 375,000. This MORE

Economy

2.1 million Americans file jobless claims

May 28, 2020 Ms. G

First-time jobless claims totaled 2.1 million last week, slightly ahead of the 2.05 million Wall Street estimate. Continuing claims plunged by nearly 4 million to just over 21 million, probably a clearer representation of the MORE