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US jobless claims fell to 684,000 last week, lowest since pandemic

US jobless claims fell to 684,000 last week, lowest since pandemic

American workers who filed for unemployment benefits for the first time fell to 684,000 for the week that ended on March 20, Department of Labor data showed. This is a decline from the 781,000 the week before, which is also the lowest since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the United States. A Dow Jones survey of economists had predicted that claims would hover around 735,000.

Clara
Clara
Rocky
Rocky 3 weeks

Economy still in free fall. Thanks Beijing Biden, your policies seem to be real winners so far🤦🏽‍♂️.'I'm so on team anybody else 2024. This man is a disgrace to our nation.

Phil Scott
Phil Scott 3 weeks

"For the first time" . So if you've had unemployment before but claimed again last month, then that isn't included in these figures of unemployment? Hmmmmmm.

World
World 2 weeks

DUH because they make it impossinle to renew

O.T.Q.D
O.T.Q.D 3 weeks

Didn't it rise the highest since the pandemic a week or two ago?

Anna
Anna 3 weeks

Maybe it's because they've just stopped trying. Not because they're actually getting jobs.

Clyde
Clyde 2 weeks

Thanks Joe!! Nice to have a sane stable administration leading the country again!!

geckouni
geckouni 3 weeks

There will always be people never appreciate good news either way. The politicians got to work harder.

Tamira
Tamira 3 weeks

The government did this, not the pandemic.

Braindead
Braindead 3 weeks

Let's see each state numbers on unemployment claims and then we see the real numbers. But the democrats are great at inflating number on everything to make them look like they are saving the world. Just as they did with election too.

S
S 3 weeks

WAY TO GO JOE! Keep up the great work sir.

Kenneth
Kenneth 3 weeks

I think Democrats are lying again

Shmule
Shmule 3 weeks

As though someone recent deserves credit rather than being the long term goal of a previous admin?

Colton
Colton 2 weeks

It’s almost like states are opening up and more business are allowed to run again

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