Recession and Depression

Brazil, Latin America's Covid Hotbed, Leads Its Economic Rebound

35 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazil, home to the most severe Covid-19 outbreak in Latin America, is emerging with the region's shallowest recession this year, thanks to a faster economic reopening and...
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Mental health access is vital during global pandemic, experts say

Mental health access is vital during global pandemic, experts say

5 hours ago   |   WYFF

Feeling more anxious or depressed over these last few months? You aren't alone. Many people have experienced heightened stress during the pandemic, and experts are asking to...
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Why Trump's Payroll Tax Cut Will Work

6 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

One of the great puzzles of politics is why so many are against President Trump's idea of cutting payroll taxes. The puzzle starts from the fact that this is simply the...
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Dan Rodimer Stands With Trump's Plan To Defund Social Security and Medicare

6 hours ago   |   DCCC

Washington Post : Executive Order would have “ catastrophic fiscal effects on programs including Social Security” Following President Trump's announcement of an executive order...
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Boston Fed chief: States' rush to reopen slowed US recovery

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - A top official at the Federal Reserve criticized the decision by many states to reopen businesses this spring before getting the virus fully under control, and...
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Half of Canadians say 2020 has been the worst year of their lives, with younger people more pessimistic: poll

11 hours ago   |   National Post

The year 2020 has brought a global pandemic, Depression-era unemployment , violent race protests , and we are barely three-quarters of the way through.
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Britain's New Record: A Recession Worse Than in Europe and North America

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

Seventeen years of economic growth have been wiped out in Britain's late and long lockdown.
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The COVID-19 recession will widen the gender pay gap

The COVID-19 recession will widen the gender pay gap

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

COVID-19's disproportionate economic toll on women could create a larger gender wage gap during and immediately after this downturn, suggests a new study. But the so-called...
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Pelosi: Democrats and Republicans ‘miles apart' on pandemic aid that would include second round of stimulus checks

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

President Donald Trump over the weekend signed executive orders and memorandums that encompassed everything from enhanced unemployment benefits , to extending students loan...
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The bear market and recession are over and the S&P 500 is 'fully priced' with little room to run upward, investing legend Byron Wien says

The bear market and recession are over and the S&P 500 is 'fully priced' with little room to run upward, investing legend Byron Wien says

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Byron Wien told Bloomberg that the bear market and recession are over, and while the S&P 500 may climb slightly higher, it will not be making any "major strides upward" this...
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US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't... Read more ...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at first event together

In their first public appearance as running mates, Joe Biden lauded Kamala Harris on Wednesday as the child of “America's story” who fought for the working class and was ready... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris made their first public appearance as running mates on Wednesday at an event in Delaware where they bashed the Trump administration and... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District U.S. House seat

Republican Matt Mayberry has received the endorsements of influential GOP leaders Doug and Stella Scamman in his bid for the 1st District U.S. House seat. Read more ...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County Sheriff's Office

The sheriff of Marion County is telling his deputies and visitors to the Marion County Sheriff's Office that they are forbidden from wearing face masks. Read more ...