Friday October 23, 2020
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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 9/04/20
On Thursday, September 3 the U.S. stock market took its biggest fall since in three months.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 8/14/20
With the additional $600 in unemployment benefits gone along with federal eviction protection, President Trump announced that a deal to restore the benefits and protect renters and home buyers “is not going to happen.” With tens of millions of people getting government aid, tens of thousands of evictions underway, and record numbers of people short on food, Trump’s statement may seem so beyond uncaring as to be almost senseless.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/15/20
On Thursday, May 14, the Labor Department reported more bad news, saying that almost 3 million people applied for unemployment insurance in the previous week ending May 9.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/01/20
On Thursday, April 30, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that more than 3.8 million new claims for unemployment insurance or UI were filed in the previous week ending April 25.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/24/20
More than 4 million more Americans filed for Unemployment Insurance, or UI, benefits last week according to the latest Labor Department report on Thursday, April 23.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/21/20
Oil futures for May fell more than 300%, from $18.27 on Friday, April 17, to deep in negative prices on Monday, April 20.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/17/20
On Thursday, April 16, the U.S. Department of Labor released their latest report on new claims for unemployment insurance, or UI, benefits showing 5.2 million more people applied.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/10/20
For the second week in a row, the U.S. Department of Labor reported April 9 that more than 6 million people applied for unemployment insurance in the previous week.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/05/20
The headline news that the unemployment rate for March jumped by almost a full percentage point, to 4.4%, was bad enough.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 4/04/20
On Friday, April 3, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that businesses cut more than 700,000 jobs last month.
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