Thursday November 26, 2020
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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 11/13/20
Within a week of the election, the pandemic in the United States has turned the corner, just as President Trump said. But instead of fading away, there has been a surge in new infections.
COVID-19, economy
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 9/06/20
The August jobs report released by the Department of Labor on Friday, September 4 showed that job growth continues to slow.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 7/30/20
25 million Americans or more are losing their additional $600 a week in unemployment insurance benefits even as the number of people applying for unemployment benefits continues to rise.
economy
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 6/26/20
For the second week in a row, new applications for state unemployment insurance or UI did not drop by much, despite economists’ expectations.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 6/19/20
In six weeks, tens of millions of unemployed people face the end of the additional $600 a week in unemployment insurance benefits.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/23/20
On Friday, May 22, the monthly report on state-level labor markets saw the - unemployment rate for three states - Nevada, Michigan and Hawai’i - all soar to more than 20%, levels unseen since the worst of the Great Depression of the 1930s.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 4/16/20
On Wednesday, April 15 the U.S. Commerce Department reported that retail sales of household goods fell 8.7% in March, the largest drop since the report began in 1992. This was twice as bad as the worst month during the last financial crisis and will probably be worse in the report on April sales as many stores did not shut until late in March.
economy
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 3/15/20
From the corporate magic of Disneyland in California to the bright lights of Broadway in New York City, to the famous tourist sites of Paris, France and Rome, Italy, lights are literally going out as more and more businesses shut down, as of today, March 15.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/26/20
For a second day in a row, U.S. stock prices fell about 3% Tuesday, February 25.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/25/20
U.S. stocks got a reality check on Monday, February 24, with the Dow falling more than 1000 points, or 3.5%.
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