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US unemployment claims remain high as Biden tackles Covid-19 pandemic

BUSINESS DAILY
BUSINESS DAILY © FRANCE 24
7 min

Some 900,000 new claims for unemployment benefits were filed across the US last week, as the Covid-19 pandemic kept businesses closed. The data underscore the economic challenges ahead for President Joe Biden, as he tries to control the spread of the coronavirus. Also in the show: French winemakers hope for a more clement trade policy under the new US administration.