Third Week of Big U.S. Jobless Claims Sees 6.61 Million Filings
A pedestrian stands outside the temporarily closed fish market in The Wharf neighborhood of Washington, D.C., on April 7, 2020. (Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Third Week of Big U.S. Jobless Claims Sees 6.61 Million Filings

(Bloomberg) -- Americans applied for unemployment benefits in massive numbers for a third straight week, bringing the total to about 16.8 million during the coronavirus pandemic’s economic shutdown.
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