- US initial jobless claims could spike to a record 2.25 million this week as coronavirus-driven layoffs hit the labor market, according to Goldman Sachs.
- ”Many US states have reported unprecedented surges in jobless claims this week,” the economist David Choi and his team said in a research note.
- New claims for unemployment benefits increased last week by 70,000, to 281,000.
- Goldman’s forecast would mark an eightfold increase and more than triple the record set in 1982.
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