US Unemployment Claims Fall to 376,000, Sixth Straight Drop

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As more Americans venture out into a rapidly re opening economy fewer are applying for unemployment benefits for a sixth straight week jobless aid applications fell it was a slight drop from the week earlier to three hundred seventy six thousand still a historically high level but it's less than half the peak from early January last month the economy generated five hundred fifty nine thousand new jobs analysts expect even bigger growth employers are posting openings faster than potential employees can feel that many people are still dealing with the virus related health and child care issues Sager mag ani Washington

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