Archive for March 26th, 2020

<p>Stocks surged for a third straight day Thursday as traders shrugged off the release of record-breaking initial jobless claims and the Senate passed a massive economic aid bill amid the coronavirus outbreak.</p>

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People who made $99,000 and couples who made $198,000 wouldn't be eligible for a direct payment from the US government under the Senate's bill.

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Dyson has received an order from the UK government for 10,000 ventilators to support efforts by the country's National Health Service to treat coronavirus patients.

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"It's been exhausting," an employee in a Utah warehouse said. "I've never seen our shelves, our stocks, so bare before."

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This food writer's first online grocery shopping and grocery delivery service was a breeze.

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Explainer: Hobbled IRS tax agency may need months to get cash to Americans

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<p>Americans should receive cash payments within three weeks to help offset the financial hardships of the coronavirus crisis, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said, adding that the record jobless claims announced Thursday are not relevant.</p>

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People have a lot of questions about the economic checks that were just approved by the Senate. We have answers. Although the law hasn't been finalized quite yet, it sure looks like Uncle Sam is going to be sending you a check sometime soon under a bill passed by the U.S. Senate. To counter the coronavirus-induced economic meltdown, the Trump administration and Senate leaders worked out a plan to flood the U.S. economy with cash and…

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There is no one voice, one narrative, that speaks for the Bakken oil region of North Dakota. Some there are optimistic, some pessimistic, some whistling in the dark. Everyone understands a storm is coming, but how ferocious will it be and how tenacious will they be? A week of phone conversations revealed a mixture of strong nerves, bravado, anxiety, dread – and sometimes a pretty good sense of humor.

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From South Africa’s ultra-deep mine shafts to vaults underneath London, from metals traders in New York skyscrapers to main-street sellers of coins: the global gold market is being tested like never before.

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<p>Stocks opened higher on Thursday even after the release of record-breaking initial jobless claims sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.</p>

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<p>Stocks opened higher on Thursday even after the release of record-breaking initial jobless claims sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.</p>

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<p>U.S. stock futures cut earlier losses Thursday even after the release of initial jobless claims data gave investors a look at the economic impact the coronavirus is having on the country. </p>

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<p>U.S. stock futures fell Thursday after the release of initial jobless claims data gave investors a look at the economic impact the coronavirus is having on the country. </p>

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Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — more than quadruple the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus.&nbsp;

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