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547,000 Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a new pandemic low

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547,000 Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a new pandemic low
547,000 Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a new pandemic low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market.

TO WHAT THEY SAW ON TUESDAY ANDYESTERDAY.

IN PORT CHARLOTTERLF4.NEW NUMBERS SHOW UNEMPLOYMENTCLAIMS HAVEN’T BEEN AS LOW ASTHEY ARE THIS WEEK... SINCEBEFORE THE PANDEMIC.547-THOUSAND PEOPLE FILED FIRSTTIME CLAIMS LAST WEEK ... WHICHIS AN UNEXPECTED DROP.EXPERTS SEE IT AS A POTENTIALLYENCOURAGING SIGN THE ECONOMY IS*STARTING TO REBOUND FROMLAYOFFS AND TE

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