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  • fewer Americans filed new claims for jobless benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday initial applications for state unemployment benefits dropped to 730,000 from 841,000 the week before.

  • That was a much steeper decline than economists had forecast, but claims could rise in the coming week.

  • After the huge storm that slammed the South and caused extended blackouts across Texas, Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell told lawmakers this week the central bank will keep interest rates low and pump money into the economy to bolster employment.

  • The main thing that we can do is continued is the court um, the economy give it to support that it needs were still 10 million jobs below the level of payroll jobs before the crisis.

  • There is still a long way to go to full recovery.

fewer Americans filed new claims for jobless benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday initial applications for state unemployment benefits dropped to 730,000 from 841,000 the week before.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/25
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