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Jobless claims rise; job postings fall

Aug 20, 2020
This may be further evidence that the economic recovery is slowing or stalling.
A dealer at work at a casino in Las Vegas in June. Jobs have fallen dramatically in tourism and hospitality.
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30 million? 18 million? How many Americans are out of work right now?

Aug 6, 2020
Why various estimates of joblessness don't seem to add up.
A woman leaves the Department of Employment Services in Washington, D.C. Estimates of unemployment vary depending on the formula and data used.
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