2.4 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week.

2.4 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week.

2.4 million Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, despite hopes that easing lockdown restrictions would help restart the US economy. The pace is much slower than the 6.9 million at the end of March but still very high. The new filings brought the total since mid-March to roughly 38.6 million - almost a quarter of the workforce.

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Matt
Matt 1 weeks

But we can't reopen we have to stay closed until that number at least doubles

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