• Le'Veon Bells dramatic holdout is unlike anything the NFL has ever seen, and it could end up being a win for him

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Le'Veon Bell has been holding out of training camp and preseason and may now take it into the regular season, which means he would lose $852,000 for every week he misses.
    ESPN's Adam Schefter explained that despite losing salary this season by holding out, Bell could make up for it with a market-changing contract next offseason.
    By missing games, Bell is also preserving his body and keeping his touch count low, meaning he could extend his career and warrant the type of big contract running backs rarely receive later in their careers.
    Le'Veon Bell's contract holdout from the Pittsburgh...
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  • Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 203,000, Lowest Since 1969

    Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decreased to 203,000, Lowest Since 1969

    2 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    The DOL reported :
    In the week ending September 1, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 203,000, a decrease of 10,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 213,000. This is the lowest level for initial claims since December 6, 1969 when it was 202,000. The 4-week moving average was 209,500, a decrease of 2,750 from the previous week's unrevised average of 212,250. This is the lowest level for this average since December 6, 1969 when it was 204,500.
    emphasis added The previous week was unrevised.
    The following graph shows the 4-week moving average of weekly...
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