Jobless Claims Expected to Remain Near Pandemic Low

Workers’ filings for new unemployment benefits likely resumed their decline last week and remain near a pandemic low as the labor market continued to recover from the crisis, economists said. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal estimated that initial jobless claims

Apple Expected to Post Record Profit, as Demand Remains Strong

Apple Inc. on Tuesday is expected to post a record spring-quarter profit, as customers continue to embrace new iPhones and other devices and investors look for signs the company’s pandemic-induced success will continue. Analysts predict the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant will post

Unemployment Applications Expected to Touch New Pandemic Low

New filings for unemployment benefits are estimated to have declined to another pandemic low, showing the U.S. labor market is steadily recovering. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect that initial jobless claims fell by 10,000 last week to a seasonally

Delta Variant Isn't Expected to Dent Robust U.S. Recovery

The highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 doesn’t pose an immediate risk to the strength of the U.S. economic recovery, with analysts expecting a robust expansion to continue in the second half of the year. Many economists are maintaining forecasts for solid

$26 Billion Opioid Settlement Expected This Week

Thousands of opioid-crisis lawsuits filed against major drugmakers and distributors are nearing a conclusion, with the outlines of a $26 billion deal between states and four companies expected to be announced this week and a $1 billion settlement to resolve some of

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