US | Initial Jobless Claims - 19 Sep 2020

Initial jobless claims for regular state benefits rose 4,000 to 870,000 in the week ended September 19, painting a picture of a labor market recovery struggling to maintain momentum.


What you will learn:

  • If policymakers fail to enact more stimulus, this would pose a major downside risk to the outlook.
  • The number of individuals receiving any type of benefit fell sharply in the week ended September 5, falling 3.7 million to 26.0 million.

Topics: United States, Earnings, Labour markets, Coronavirus, Macro Highlights, Market Highlights, North America

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