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Pandemic Start-Up Boom Doesn’t Show Signs of Stopping

The pandemic seems to have boosted entrepreneurial activity so much that Americans filed paperwork to start 4.3 million businesses last year. This number is up 24 percent from the year before and by far the most since the government started … Continue reading

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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 17-Month Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to a 17-month low last week, pointing to another month of job growth. Increases in COVID-19 infections, however, still pose a risk to the labor market recovery. The weekly … Continue reading

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