Prototype of first U.S. dollar coins up for auction

A piece of copper known as the No Stars Flowing Hair Dollar, which was a prototype for the fledgling nation's money, will hit the auction block this week. And the winning bid will be way, way higher than $1.

Unemployment claims fall to 547,000, a new pandemic low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market.

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