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About 1.434 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week as states issue another shutdown due to spikes in coronavirus cases. The GDP also crashed to a 32.9% annualized rate, which is the biggest drop on record. Overall, the GDP dropped 9.5% between the first and second quarters. But we have to remember the GDP report contains numbers between March and June. It doesn't tell us what is happening now or tomorrow.

Fox Business reported that 1.48 million Americans filed unemployment claims last week:
Another 1.48 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, signaling a slow economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and related lockdown as layoffs remain historically high, even as many businesses have reopened.

The Wuhan coronavirus pandemic continues its devastation on the American economy as 2.4 Americans filed unemployment claims last week. Fortunately, the number continues to decline after it hit its peak a few weeks ago. The Labor Department revised last week's number down by 294,000 due to a clerical error from Connecticut.

The Wuhan coronavirus shutdown continues to affect the economy as another 2.9 million Americans filed for unemployment claims last week. While the number continues to decrease, it means 35 million Americans have filed claims in the past two months.