U.S. Employers Added 1.8 Million Jobs in July, Unemployment Rate Fell to 10.2%

Employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell to 10.2%, so far recovering less than half of the jobs lost due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Payrolls increase by nearly 1.8 million, topping expectations despite coronavirus resurgence

Two months of record-setting payroll growth slowed in July but was still better than Wall Street estimates even as a rise in coronavirus cases put a damper on the struggling U.S. economy.

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July jobs report 2020: America’s jobs crisis could be about to get even worse

America’s fragile jobs market recovery, after just two months of improvement, appears to be losing steam as Covid-19 infections rise and federal funds for businesses begin to dry up.

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fell to 1.2 Million in Aug. 1 Week

Filings for jobless benefits fell last week to their lowest level since March, a sign layoffs eased somewhat as the labor market tries to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dow Futures Edge Higher As Markets Look To Jobs Data; Congressional Stimulus Talks In Focus

Global stocks mixed as investors brace for two key readings on the U.S. jobs market today and Friday and look to Congress for a breakthrough on fresh stimulus.

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Coronavirus pandemic is closing Black-owned businesses at an outsized rate — but the next stimulus bill could help

Though all small businesses have been battered during the coronavirus pandemic — between government shutdown orders, suddenly high unemployment rates and consumer spending worries — Black-owned businesses have felt it especially hard.

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