Euro Zone Producer Prices up in October, Unemployment Falls | Investing News


FILE PHOTO: A worker at the Liebherr manufacturing company, which produces gear cutting tools, wears gloves as he works in the factory a day after its re-opened, as Italy begins a staged end to a nationwide lockdown due to a spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Collegno, Italy, May 5, 2020. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File PhotoReuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Euro zone producer prices rose more than expected month-on-month in October and unemployment fell as the economy continued to recover before the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic struck, data showed on Wednesday.

The European Union’s statistics office Eurostat said prices at factory gates in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose 0.4% month-on-month for a 2.0% year-on-year decline. Economists polled by Reuters had expected a 0.2% monthly increase and a 2.4% annual fall.

Producer prices are an early indication of final prices paid by consumers, which the European Central Bank

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Florida woman works to get thousands of unemployment issues resolved

Vanessa Brito spends all of her time caring for her sick mother and helping Floridians navigate the failing unemployment system.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Think about the times in your life you were desperate for help. Where did you turn? A customer service representative or a politician? Doubtful.

How about a friend, neighbor, or even the stranger who stopped to offer a hand when you needed it most?

Turns out relying on each other- the regular men and women around you, might be the answer to getting your unemployment benefits in the state of Florida.

It started when Vanessa Brito, a Miami-based community activist with a background in Florida politics, started asking questions.

Now, it’s a full-blown movement with thousands of results coming in day after day.

When the pandemic first hit, Brito was a full-time caregiver for her sick mother. She decided to spend any spare time she had advocating

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