Economy

Trump says payroll tax cuts could be permanent, won't impact Social Security

Trump says payroll tax cuts could be permanent, won't impact Social Security

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

President Trump said Sunday his plan to order payroll tax cuts via an executive order could be permanent and will have “no impact” on Social Security benefits. Speaking to...
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A National Lockdown Could Be The Economy's Best Hope, Says Minneapolis Fed President

A National Lockdown Could Be The Economy's Best Hope, Says Minneapolis Fed President

8 hours ago   |   NPR


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Investing In Jamaica's Smallholder Farmers' Climate Resilience Could Double Agricultural Production

8 hours ago   |   Forbes

Jamaica's 154,000 smallholder farmers are the backbone of the agriculture sector and are vital to the Caribbean country's sustainable development. As the most vulnerable group...
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Trump rescues America - again, and other commentary

Trump rescues America - again, and other commentary

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

Eye on the economy: Don Rescues US - Again “President Trump showed once again Saturday that he places America and the American people first when” he used his executive powers...
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A National Lockdown Could Be The Economy's Best Hope, Says Minneapolis Fed President

A National Lockdown Could Be The Economy's Best Hope, Says Minneapolis Fed President

12 hours ago   |   NPR


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Second stimulus checks: Trump executive orders leave $1,200 payments in limbo

Second stimulus checks: Trump executive orders leave $1,200 payments in limbo

14 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - With President Donald Trump bypassing the nation's lawmakers and issuing executive orders to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit, many...
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Opinion: What The Coronavirus Teaches, And What Trump Won't Learn, About A Free-Market Economy

15 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Republicans continue to block legislation to provide relief to tens of millions of Americans as well as the state and local governments that provide services and employment to...
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For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

15 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

CHICAGO - For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst...
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Thailand protests heat up as economy worsens amid pandemic

18 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Protesters in Thailand say the arrest of two leaders will not stop their campaign to force the government out.
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Desperation At The Fed Prompts Unsound Thinking

19 hours ago   |   Forbes

Fed plans to target rates along the yield curve will both fail to help the economy and discredit monetary policy makers.
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Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates. Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots. Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks, which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

Billionaire media tycoon and Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of “collusion with foreign powers.” Police also searched the offices of his Apple... Read more ...

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California, according to a spokesperson. Read more ...

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the... Read more ...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - Bryson DeChambeau made the best run of his career at a major championship, but still fell short despite shooting a final-round 66 to finish 10-under for the... Read more ...

White House Reportedly Asked How To Get A New President's Face On Mount Rushmore

White House Reportedly Asked How To Get A New President's Face On Mount Rushmore

Trump wasn't joking when he told South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem he wanted his face on Mount Rushmore, she said. Read more ...