As COVID-19 reshapes our economy, our newsletter will help you unpack the news from the day.
MID-DAY UPDATE: More job losses in September…
This morning, the Labor Department said federal, state and local governments cut more jobs than the private sector created. Non-farm employment dropped by 95,000 jobs. The official unemployment rate stayed flat at 9.6%, but the more inclusive, “U-6” unemployment rate rose to 17.1%, not much lower than it was a year ago.
The Great Recession has dramatically slowed migration to the US and the European Union. A new study from the Migration Policy Institute tells the tale.
The FTC has proposed new guidelines to clarify confusion about what is and isn’t eco-friendly. Find out what the rules may change and what will happen to companies who overstate their products’ environmental friendliness.
Do you know which 4th most populous country by 2050? Bill Radke didn’t.
And, so what if you missed some of this week’s business news? Here at all is in a Marketplace Minute.
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