Latest Jobless Claims Numbers Suggest We’re Not Out Of The Woods

Another 1.43 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, down just 55,000 from the previous week’s total, which was revised up (slightly) to 1.482 million. The latest "high-frequency" (if that's what you want to call it) read on the labor market comes on a day when the June jobs report came in scorching hot. The economy added 4.8 million jobs last month, the BLS said. You're reminded that the jobless claims figures haven't exactly played along with the "V-shaped" recovery na

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