Made in America
AP Economics Writer
More from Christopher Rugaber
Unemployment Claims Jump as Virus Takes Toll
The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared to its highest level since late August.
Jan 14th, 2021
Layoffs Hit White Collar Jobs
The record-setting flood of layoffs is extending beyond the services industries that bore the initial brunt.
Apr 16th, 2020
Gig Workers, Self-Employed Face Aid Delays
Millions of people are falling through the cracks.
Apr 10th, 2020
US Sheds Most Jobs in a Decade
It ended a record streak.
Apr 3rd, 2020
What You Need to Know if You Just Lost Your Job
Do they qualify for unemployment benefits? How fast will the money arrive?
Apr 3rd, 2020
Another 6.6 Million Apply for Unemployment
The U.S. economy has now suffered nearly 10 million layoffs in just the past few weeks.
Apr 2nd, 2020
Unemployment Aid May Expand
The legislation for the first time makes gig workers, independent contractors, the self-employed, people with limited work history and part-time workers eligible for unemployment benefits.
Mar 27th, 2020
3.3 Million Americans Applied for Unemployment
That's almost five times the previous record set in 1982.
Mar 26th, 2020
Fed to Buy as Much Debt as Needed
The Federal Reserve will also begin lending to businesses and local governments.
Mar 23rd, 2020
Government Issues Historic Restrictions
Shutdowns are sweeping across the United States.
Mar 17th, 2020
US Consumer Prices Grew in February
It was driven higher by more expensive food.
Mar 11th, 2020
US Adds 273K Jobs in February
Manufacturing added 15,000, which probably won’t be replicated in the coming months because of supply chain disruptions in China.
Mar 6th, 2020