837,000 Americans Filed New Unemployment Claims Last Week

837,000 Americans Filed New Unemployment Claims Last Week

A statue of George Washington stands at the top of the steps to 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