US jobless numbers rise as divergence between US, NY grows more apparent

US jobless numbers rise as divergence between US, NY grows more apparent

The swelling ranks of unemployed Americans took center stage on Thursday, as yet another 7-figure jobless claims number underscored the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating impact on the U.S. economy, where a vigorous debate over relaxing stay-at-home orders is underway. Ahead of April’s U.S. nonfarm payrolls report on Friday, the Labor Department reported that a staggering 33 […]