US weekly jobless claims total 965,000, highest since August

US weekly jobless claims total 965,000, highest since August

(STL.News) First-time claims for unemployment insurance jumped to 965,000 last week amid signs of a slowdown in hiring due to pandemic restrictions, the US Department of Labor reported Thursday morning.

CNBC’s Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the numbers.

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