2020-08-13 23:48:00| Fool.com Headlines
Unemployment claims fell below 1 million for the first time in 20 weeks, but worries that job losses are becoming permanent are weighing on investors.
2020-08-13 19:58:23| Christian Science Monitor | Work/Money
Layoffs are slowing, but unemployment remains high. The expiration of the $600-a-week federal benefit threatens to weaken consumer spending and reduce Americans' weekly incomes by $18 billion.
2020-08-13 16:47:00| Fool.com Headlines
The past week saw the lowest count of new jobless claims since the start of the pandemic, but the numbers remain high.
2020-08-13 15:28:00| Chicago Tribune news - Business
The Labor Department said applications fell to 963,000, the second straight drop, from 1.2 million the previous week. The decline suggests that layoffs are slowing, though last week's figure still exceeds the pre-pandemic record of just under 700,000.
2020-08-13 12:05:57| Business - International Herald Tribune