The New Paper

March 5, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: Economy

  • The US economy added 379k jobs in February (the largest monthly increase since October) and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 6.2% (3/5)
  • Oil prices increased by 4% on Thursday (reaching their highest point in ~14 months) after OPEC+ agreed to extend production cuts (3/5)
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