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How Coronavirus Made Powell and Mnuchin in Charge of Saving the Economy

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

The deal makers face their biggest challenge yet: keeping companies afloat long enough to get America past the coronavirus.
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The Relief Package Ushers In Trump's Planned Economy

8 hours ago   |   Wired

Our success in combating the pandemic and restarting the economy will depend on this administration's choices-and political pressure from citizens.
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The coronavirus pandemic will dramatically change advertising

The coronavirus pandemic will dramatically change advertising

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Hello. Lucia Moses here, writing to you from the cozy home office. Hope this finds you safe and healthy. Welcome to another Advertising & Media Insider newsletter, where we...
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SocGen, Natixis skip 2019 dividends, may consider payments in second half

8 hours ago   |   Reuters

French banks, Societe Generale and Natixis joined a cohort of European peers that announced plans to skip 2019 dividends following the European Central Bank's guidance to...
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40-Year-Olds, How Are You Doing?

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

We'd like to hear about how the U.S. economy is treating you.
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Economy On Lockdown: Jobless Rate Could Be Highest Since WWII

Economy On Lockdown: Jobless Rate Could Be Highest Since WWII

8 hours ago   |   NPR

As efforts to slow the coronavirus pandemic temporarily put millions of Americans out of work, forecasters are predicting a record slowdown in the U.S. economy.
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The Zero-Emission Economy Transition Explained, With Nigel Topping

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

Climate change has been a long and highly connected conversation about leaning into the world of ten years of now.
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Are you a retiree or near-retiree? We'd like to hear your financial concerns

9 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

As the economy shifts in response to the coronavirus, how are you adjusting your investments and expenses for retirement?
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Home lending in the time of corona: “Underwriting is really difficult right now”

9 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

How do you underwrite a home mortgage when the economy is in flux and everyone is forced to stay indoors? Alan Rosenbaum, CEO and founder of GuardHill Financial Corp.; Ace...
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If Congress Is Serious About Disaster Recovery, It Needs to Create This New Jobs Program

9 hours ago   |   Time

We are living in a disaster economy. The federal government's $2 trillion disaster-aid package buys time and immediate relief for American workers and businesses. But a real...
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Feds Warns Merchants Not Make Coronavirus Treatment Claims

Feds Warns Merchants Not Make Coronavirus Treatment Claims

The FDA has sent warning letters to seven marketers of products including essential oils, nasal sprays and herbal concoctions. No treatments or vaccines for COVID-19 have been... Read more ...

Photos show how New York is grappling with the coronavirus outbreak as the...

Photos show how New York is grappling with the coronavirus outbreak as the city rushes to build new hospitals and the state death toll surpasses 1,550

New York has been hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak in the US, causing the streets to feel eerily empty and the hospitals and morgues to be hopelessly overwhelmed. Gov... Read more ...

US Defense Secretary says its not time to evacuate aircraft carrier dealing...

US Defense Secretary says its not time to evacuate aircraft carrier dealing with coronavirus - even after its commander pleaded for

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US Navy was not yet "at that point" where it ought to evacuate crew members of an aircraft carrier reportedly with a growing number of... Read more ...

No dog parks, no large funerals: The San Francisco Bay Area tightened...

No dog parks, no large funerals: The San Francisco Bay Area tightened shelter-in-place restrictions and extended its order through April to continue curbing the spread of the coronavirus

There are new rules to the San Francisco Bay Area shelter-in-place order designed to keep the coronavirus outbreak at bay so the healthcare system is not overwhelmed. Residents... Read more ...

More than 70% of Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 had at least 1...

More than 70% of Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 had at least 1 underlying health condition, the CDC says - here's the breakdown

In the US, 73% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have had at least one underlying condition, according to a new CDC report . People with preexisting health conditions... Read more ...

Xerox is reportedly dropping its $30 billion hostile takeover bid for for HP

Xerox is reportedly dropping its $30 billion hostile takeover bid for for HP

Xerox is ending its hostile bid to take over Hewlett-Packard, ending a corporate battle that got derailed by the coronavirus crisis, according to a report. Xerox will withdraw... Read more ...

The US Navy is trying to get sailors off the aircraft carrier hit by a...

The US Navy is trying to get sailors off the aircraft carrier hit by a coronavirus outbreak, but it is having trouble finding enough beds

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly told CNN Tuesday that the service is trying to get sailors off the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a deployed aircraft carrier that was forced... Read more ...

28 Texas spring breakers who just returned from Cabo have tested positive...

28 Texas spring breakers who just returned from Cabo have tested positive for the coronavirus

Twenty-eight Texas spring breakers who recently vacationed in Cabo have tested positive for the coronavirus , tweeted Tony Plohetski of local station KVUE-TV. They chartered a... Read more ...

'Sailors do not need to die': Captain of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus...

'Sailors do not need to die': Captain of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus outbreak begs Navy for more help

The commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which was forced into port in Guam due to a coronavirus outbreak, wrote a letter to the Navy on Monday... Read more ...

Some states are trying to temporarily ban abortions. Federal judges are...

Some states are trying to temporarily ban abortions. Federal judges are saying no - for now

Federal judges in Alabama, Texas, and Ohio have blocked temporary bans on abortion until April 13. Abortion rights advocates praised the decisions. Two other states, Iowa and... Read more ...