The New Paper

May 7, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: Economy

  • The US economy added 266k jobs in April, falling well below economist expectations of ~1M (5/7)
  • Weekly jobless claims fell to 498k last week, falling below 500k for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak began last year (5/7)
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