Consumer confidence has reached its highest level since the pandemic began in March, and the US stock market is hitting new highs, according to the latest polls from The Conference Board. …
Unemployment remains high, hitting low-wage workers, people of color and women the most. The latest profits suggest that the worst pandemic-related job slump may have ended, but big problems remain.
Last week, 719,000 people filed unemployment benefits claims, the Ministry of Labor announced Thursday. The number increased from 658,000 last week. The number of complaints has been declining from a record high, but it is still more than three times that before the pandemic.
Biden will discuss economic recovery after promising employment news – US politics is alive | US news
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