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U.S. | 27 Mar 2020 Jobless Claims Crystallize the Covid Disaster, More Pain to Come
The speculation is over: 3.283 million people filed a new claim for unemployment benefits last week, nearly double the 1.7M consensus forecast, which looked much too low.

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27 Mar 2020 Jobless Claims Crystallize the Covid Disaster, More Pain to Come

By Ian Shepherdson

The speculation is over: 3.283 million people filed a new claim for unemployment benefits last week, nearly double the 1.7M consensus forecast, which looked much too low.

Posted: 27th Mar 2020 in 'U.S.'

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