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Women in the Workplace 2020

Source: McKinsey
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
This is the sixth year of the Women in the Workplace study—in a year unlike any other.
U.S. weekly jobless claims inch lower, but remain stubbornly high

U.S. weekly jobless claims inch lower, but remain stubbornly high

By: Dan Burns
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits inched down last week, signaling the U.S. labor market is making little fresh headway in getting millions of people back on the job after being out of work due to COVID-19 disruptions.
S&P dips on worries about earnings, data, stimulus and election

S&P dips on worries about earnings, data, stimulus and election

By: Sinéad Carew
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 30th, 2020
The S&P 500 and Dow closed lower on Thursday after data painted a worrying economic picture on a crucial day for corporate earnings reports, while President Donald Trump exacerbated investor nervousness by floating the possibility of delaying the U.S. presidential election.
L'Oreal sees sales grow for first time since January

L'Oreal sees sales grow for first time since January

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 31st, 2020
L’Oreal’s (OREP.PA) sales rose in July for the first time since January, Chief Executive Jean-Paul Agon said on Friday, striking a more upbeat tone for the rest of the year with signs of a turnaround in China.
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U.S. weekly jobless claims rise for a second straight week, total 1.434 million

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise for a second straight week, total 1.434 million

By: Fred Imbert
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 30th, 2020
The Labor Department said initial weekly jobless claims last week came in at 1.434 million. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected claims to rise to 1.45 million. It was the 19th straight week in which initial claims totaled at least 1 million and the second consecutive week in which initial claims rose after declining for 15 straight weeks.
Weekly claims turn higher as coronavirus jobs crisis inflicts more damage

Weekly claims turn higher as coronavirus jobs crisis inflicts more damage

By: Fred Imbert
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 23rd, 2020
The Labor Department said initial jobless claims came in at 1.416 million for the week ending July 18, the 18th straight week in which initial claims totaled more than 1 million. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected a print of 1.3 million. Thursday’s report also snapped a 15-week streak of declining initial claims.
American unemployment claims are on the rise again for the first time in 4 months

American unemployment claims are on the rise again for the first time in 4 months

By: Anneken Tappe and Tami Luhby
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: July 23rd, 2020
America's jobless crisis is far from over. Thursday's Department of Labor report hammered that point home: Another 1.4 million Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week, marking the first increase in initial claims in 16 weeks.
Blowout jobs report may have missed a troubling trend linked to coronavirus

Blowout jobs report may have missed a troubling trend linked to coronavirus

By: Stephanie Landsman
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 5th, 2020
The latest jobs report shocker may have missed a troubling trend. Crossmark Global Investments’ Victoria Fernandez warns it didn’t capture the fallout from surging coronavirus cases.

“The data was collected through the middle of June,” the firm’s chief market strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” late last week. “It was really the second half of June when we saw states like where I am here in Texas start to reverse their opening up plans. That did not get captured in this number completely.”
The US economy created 4.8 million jobs in June. But that's not the whole story

The US economy created 4.8 million jobs in June. But that's not the whole story

By: Anneken Tappe
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: July 2nd, 2020
The US unemployment rate fell to 11.1% as the economy added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday.
U.S. job growth accelerates in June; unemployment rate falls

U.S. job growth accelerates in June; unemployment rate falls

By: Lucia Mutikani
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 2nd, 2020
The U.S. economy created jobs at a record clip in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, further evidence that the COVID-19 recession was probably over, though a surge in cases of the coronavirus threatens the fledgling recovery.