Good News: US weekly requests for jobless aid fall to 1970’s low

“Weekly unemployment applications fell by 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 247,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. .. Jobless claims have come in below 300,000 for 123 weeks in a row. That’s the longest such stretch since 1970, when the U.S. population was much smaller…

The unemployment rate has fallen to a healthy 4.4 percent. The Labor Department’s report for June showed that U.S. employers added a robust 222,000 jobs..”

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-weekly-requests-jobless-aid-123506546.html

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