U.S. Jobless Claims Soar to Once-Unthinkable Record 6.65 Million
Pedestrians are reflected in the windows of a closed restaurant in the South Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach, Florida, on March 20, 2020. (Photographer: Scott McIntyre/Bloomberg)

U.S. Jobless Claims Soar to Once-Unthinkable Record 6.65 Million

(Bloomberg) -- The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits soared to a record 6.65 million last week, a level unimaginable just a month ago.
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