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SHOCKING CHART: 3.2 million jobless claims in one week from coronavirus

Julian Hebron
Coronavirus caused 3.2 million Jobless Claims March 26 2020 - The Basis Point

This post originally appeared on The Basis Point: SHOCKING CHART: 3.2 million jobless claims in one week from coronavirus

This chart of today’s 3.2 million jobless claims speaks for itself. Shocking. This chart goes back to 1967. The grey areas show recessions and nothing even close in terms of past recessions. Below are some links with more commentary.

Coronavirus caused 3.2 million Jobless Claims March 26 2020 - The Basis Point

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St. Louis Fed chart of jobless claims 1967-2020

March 26, 2020 Jobless Claims Department of Labor

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