837,000 Americans Filed New Unemployment Claims Last Week

837,000 Americans Filed New Unemployment Claims Last Week

Workers hang a sign above a statue of George Washington at Federal Hall near the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in New York City on Thursday, October 1, 2020. First-time jobless claims totaled 837,000 last week which was a decline of 36,000 from the previous week. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI