The last time this few Americans sought the help of government after losing a job was in November 1969...
Initial Jobless Claims tumbled 10K from the prior week to 202k.
Certainly provides some optimism for tomorrow's payroll print being better than expected and better than last month's dismal data.
For some context:
The Beatles' "Abbey Road" Album hit #1
Wendy's Hamburgers, American fast food restaurant chains founded by Dave Thomas opens in Columbus, Ohio
Alcatraz Island off SF, is seized by militant Native Americans
US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
So much for that Q1 weakness?