Unemployment figures for the month of August will be released Friday morning. One early piece of positive news came out on Thursday: the number of people who had to file for unemployment benefits fell again over the last week. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss.
Click the audio player above to hear more.
As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.
Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.
Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.
Flaunt your Liquid Assets.
Donate $60 to get our new mug as a