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Even in a strong economy, millions of hardworking Americans are being left behind

May 29, 2019


The economy is doing great, according to most estimates.

Jobless claims dipped to 228,000 in early May and the U.S. labor market is on track to break the record for the longest expansion on record. Mortgage rates have hit their lowest level this year. Consumer sentiment rose to a 15-year high of 102.4 in May, up from 97.2 in April, helped in part by a decade-long bull market. But not everyone is A-OK.

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