How do hurricanes affect the jobs picture?

Andy Uhler Nov 2, 2018
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In this NOAA satellite handout image, shows Hurricane Florence it just makes landfall off the coast of the U.S. in the Atlantic Ocean on Sept.13, 2018. NOAA via Getty Images

How do hurricanes affect the jobs picture?

Andy Uhler Nov 2, 2018
In this NOAA satellite handout image, shows Hurricane Florence it just makes landfall off the coast of the U.S. in the Atlantic Ocean on Sept.13, 2018. NOAA via Getty Images
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The number of people without jobs in the United States is expected to remain largely unchanged when the Labor Department reports the official unemployment rate Friday. One thing that could affect those numbers: a pair of hurricanes, Florence and Michael, that hit the Eastern Seaboard back to back. 

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