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Unemployment Claims Rise Due to Shutdown & Glitches

The unemployment weekly claims report released by the US Department of Labor indicates that initial unemployment claims rose to 374,000 this week, up 66,000 from the 308,000 total last week. The shutdown of the United States government was bound to impact the labor market, but the impact on these reported claims is perhaps less than one thinks. While 500,000 government …

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