• The IRS is sending out extra stimulus checks: The headlines and your money

    6 days ago - By CNBC

    Markets were flat, first-time jobless claims are worse than expected, and the IRS is sending out extra “plus-up” stimulus payments.
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  • Top Stocks To Short Today As Investors Overlook Jobless Claims

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    The markets are still moving in the green, despite worse-than-expected jobless claims. Meanwhile, Q.ai's deep learning algorithms have brought you today's best short plays.
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  • S&P 500 hits record amid higher-than-expected jobless claims and continued Fed support

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange .
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    The S&P 500 stretched further in record highs Thursday as the Federal Reserve signaled it will accommodate conditions for economic growth.
    Technology stocks tracked on the Nasdaq Composite led gainers.
    Jobless claims rose to 744,000, pointing to persistently high unemployment levels.
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    US stocks hung around record highs Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a new high after insight from the Federal Reserve indicated that monetary policy makers will maintain their...
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  • S&P 500 hits record amid higher-than-expected jobless claims and continued Fed support

    S&P 500 hits record amid higher-than-expected jobless claims and continued Fed support

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement US stocks hung around record highs Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a new high after insight from the Federal Reserve indicated that monetary policy makers will maintain their stance in supporting growth in the world's largest economy as it continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
    The S&P 500 index pushed further into record-high territory after reaching a closing peak in the previous session. Technology stocks marched up but blue-chip stocks tracked on the Dow Jones Industrial Average tilted slightly lower.
    Stock futures ahead of the open showed little...
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  • US weekly jobless claims climb to 744,000 as unemployment remains persistently high

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Carlos Ponce joins a protest in in Miami Springs, Florida, asking senators to continue unemployment benefits past July 31, 2020.
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    US jobless claims rose to 744,000 last week, landing above the estimate of 680,000 claims.
    The previous week's reading was revised higher to 728,000 from 719,000.
    Continuing claims slid to 3.73 million for the week that ended March 27.
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    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits ticked higher last week as hiring slowed after surging through March. New filings for unemployment...
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  • Weekly jobless claims higher than expected

    6 days ago - By CNBC

    First-time claims for unemployment insurance were expected to total 694,000, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.
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