Oct 15, 2020
Weekly jobless claims are going in the wrong direction
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Plus, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he will keep negotiating with Democrats to reach a deal on more pandemic relief. And, is the economy rigged to the benefit of others? We asked people nationwide and the poll results are in.
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Weekly jobless claims remain elevated, tick up to 898,000
"It's a gut punch to think this late after the initial crisis that we're still seeing these kind of numbers and we have yet to hit the full effects of the second wave," said Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton.
Larry Rosin of Edison Research gives context on some of the surprising results in the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
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