Headline RoundupMarch 26th, 2020

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Surge to More Than 3 Million

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The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to more than 3 million last week as layoffs continued in the wake of the coronavirus spread. The sharp rise in claims signals the unemployment rate could rise several percentage points in coming months, after matching a 50-year low of 3.5% in February.

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