U.S. unemployment claims rise slightly to 745,000 after Texas power outages

U.S. unemployment claims rise slightly to 745,000 after Texas power outages
Jeffry Bartash
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The number of new applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose slightly at the end of February, signaling the economy is still a long way from recovering all the jobs lost during the coronavirus pandemic. Initial jobless claims rose by 9,000 to 745,000.