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More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

The coronavirus pandemic has produced a somber Thursday ritual: the tally of unemployment claims across the United States.... In its report at 8:30 a.m. Easter [...] Read full article: More Bad News Expected in Unemployment N...→

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

More Bad News Expected in Unemployment Numbers: Live Business Updates

The coronavirus pandemic has produced a somber Thursday ritual: the tally of unemployment claims across the United States.... In its report at 8:30 a.m. Easter [...] Read full article: More Bad News Expected in Unemployment N...→

IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims Processed In A Week But No Numbers On How Many Approved

An IDES spokesperson says they have processed about 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims in a week, but they do not know how many have been approved [...] Read full article: IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment A...→

Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment Numbers Point to Upturn

Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment Numbers Point to Upturn

Thursday's unemployment report, while showing that just under 3 million more workers filed for unemployment, came in a "little better" than expected,  and show [...] Read full article: Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment N...→

What they're saying: NFL stadiums half full? Bad news for the NHL? The latest on sports returning

What they're saying: NFL stadiums half full? Bad news for the NHL? The latest on sports returning

There was a lot of news over the last few days on the "when will sports return" front, though of course, none of them are really any closer to returning than t [...] Read full article: What they're saying: NFL stadiums half f...→

Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happy Mother's Day to their moms

Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happy Mother's Day to their moms

To mark Mother's Day 2020, the hosts and reporters of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network expressed their appreciation to their mothers and all the moms [...] Read full article: Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happ...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 14.7%

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 14.7%

The latest federal data revealed 20.5 million jobs lost in April, and unemployment rivaling the Great Depression.New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago are the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemploym...→

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

NOTE: Watch the governor’s daily briefing live in the player above beginning at 2:30 p.m. or stream it here. As Illinois prepares to begin slowly reopening, le [...] Read full article: Pritzker Expected to Address Unemploymen...→

Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wants Biden sexual assault allegation investigated – Bad news for Dems

Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wants Biden sexual assault allegation investigated – Bad news for Dems

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s disastrous interview Friday on “Morning Joe” on MSNBC has caused more problems for the presumptive Democratic presidential no [...] Read full article: Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wan...→

Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'Tough' Unemployment Numbers

Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'Tough' Unemployment Numbers

The news that 3.8 million more people have applied for unemployment insurance over the last week marked "tough numbers to see," but there remains room for opti [...] Read full article: Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'To...→

The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Keep Rising

The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Keep Rising

Trillions in stimulus dollars have convinced Wall Street that the government has its back, and investors are seizing on even glimmers of good news about the pa [...] Read full article: The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Kee...→

Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free or Die' in Aug.

Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free or Die' in Aug.

Detailing the fate of the nation if it succumbs to a Democratic victory in 2020, Fox News' Sean Hannity is releasing his first book in 10 years: "Live Free or [...] Read full article: Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free o...→

Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors Eye Reopenings: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors Eye Reopenings: Live Business Updates

Futures markets predicted strong openings in Europe and on Wall Street.... Asian markets rose on Monday as governments around the world discussed when and how [...] Read full article: Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors ...→

WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news briefing

WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news briefing

President Donald Trump to discuss virus as House works to pass $500 billion stimulus package. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news...→

Business uncertainty during pandemic increases forecasts of unemployment rate of 11%

Business uncertainty during pandemic increases forecasts of unemployment rate of 11%

The ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on developed and developing economies. Most businesses, large and small, have either shut down [...] Read full article: Business uncertainty during pandemic inc...→

Amid virus bad news glimpses of human decency and good works

The idea formed on a day when all the news headlines were dire. The coronavirus was surging worldwide; Nashville had lost lives in a devastating tornado and ch [...] Read full article: Amid virus bad news glimpses of human de...→

Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News: Live Updates

Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News: Live Updates

Japanese stocks led the gainers at midday, though China-related markets were lower.... Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday amid ebbing optimism over global p [...] Read full article: Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News:...→

Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made The Stock Market Rise

Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made The Stock Market Rise

The stock market reacted positively to the recent record unemployment numbers, which suggests a strong economic comeback, but be wary. Read full article: Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made T...→

Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live Business Updates

Global markets jumped in early Monday trading on continuing hopes that the global economy will recover relatively quickly from the coronavirus outbreak.... Lon [...] Read full article: Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live ...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Report Is Expected to Show Economic Calamity

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Report Is Expected to Show Economic Calamity

The latest employment figures are forecast to reveal the highest monthly drop ever recorded. A program to provide loans to small businesses ran dry. President [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Repo...→

No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman on the Unpredictable Riverfront Times

No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman on the Unpredictable Riverfront Times

Most newspapers, you read already knowing what you will find. Not the RFT. It’s the difference between opening the sweater your grandma buys you every... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman...→

Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorsement of Biden is bad news for Trump – Democrats uniting to defeat him

Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorsement of Biden is bad news for Trump – Democrats uniting to defeat him

Hillary Clinton’s endorsement Tuesday of former Vice President Joe Biden in the November presidential election is just the latest sign of Democratic unity that [...] Read full article: Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorse...→

Small business loan program resumes today: Here’s what you need to know (LIVE UPDATES)

Small business loan program resumes today: Here’s what you need to know (LIVE UPDATES)

For more things to know about the PPP loans, our Washington bureau chief Lynn Sweet has you covered. Click here to read the full report as the program resumes [...] Read full article: Small business loan program resumes toda...→

COVID-19's impact on the auto industry brings good and bad news for consumers

COVID-19's impact on the auto industry brings good and bad news for consumers

Despite the music still playing from the loudspeakers outside a dealership in Southfield, in-person showrooms in Michigan are closed right now under the curren [...] Read full article: COVID-19's impact on the auto industry b...→

No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Growing Up With the Riverfront Times

No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Growing Up With the Riverfront Times

This is one in a series of essays from Riverfront Times readers in support of our recently launched RFT Press Club. “Hold on, I just... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Gro...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears Deal for More Small Business Aid

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears Deal for More Small Business Aid

Congress neared a $450 billion deal. Governors demanded wider screening, but shortages persisted. Officials warned against running the course for the Boston Ma [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears...→

President Trump expected to outline steps to reopening the economy at Thursday's news conference

President Trump expected to outline steps to reopening the economy at Thursday's news conference

President Trump said states could relax mitigation efforts could before May 1, he told governors on Thursday, per audio obtained by the New York Times. Read full article: President Trump expected to outline step...→

‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting in a Pandemic

‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting in a Pandemic

A mother balances coverage of tsunamis, plane crashes, bombings and other tragedies with life at home during a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: ‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting...→

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston’s small-business grants landed most in Dorchester, East Boston and the Back Bay, with nearly half going to women-owned businesses and immigrants. Read full article: Boston coronavirus small-business grants...→

Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live Business Updates

Asian markets jumped in early Monday trading on continuing hopes that the global economy will recover relatively quickly from the coronavirus outbreak.... Hong [...] Read full article: Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live ...→

It was another onslaught of bad news from America’s department store chains this [...]

It was another onslaught of bad news from America’s department store chains this week. And that likely will not be letting up anytime soon.  Luxury chain Neima [...] Read full article: It was another onslaught of bad news fro...→

How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off the Charts’

How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off the Charts’

The U.S. jobless rate for April is put at 14.7 percent, with 20.5 million jobs lost, figures that almost certainly understate the economic devastation. Read full article: How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off ...→

M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 Booths Expected To Ramp Up Testing Numbers

M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 Booths Expected To Ramp Up Testing Numbers

A mechanical engineering professor at the University of Minnesota came up with the design, and it got clinic leaders excited. Read full article: M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 B...→

Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds Coronavirus News Conference

Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds Coronavirus News Conference

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was scheduled Monday to hold a news conference to discuss the response to the coronavirus outbreak. A day earlier, confirmed CO [...] Read full article: Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds...→

No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Telling Stories With Nuance

No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Telling Stories With Nuance

This is one in a series of essays from Riverfront Times readers in support of our recently launched Riverfront Times Press Club. I never had... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Tell...→

News anchor allegedly caught cheating when half-naked woman walks into live shot

News anchor allegedly caught cheating when half-naked woman walks into live shot

A Spanish news anchor was accused of cheating on his TV star girlfriend when viewers spotted a semi-naked woman saunter behind him while he was filming a live [...] Read full article: News anchor allegedly caught cheating wh...→

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News

The good news is that the pandemic shows “science works.” The bad news? Global warming may be far more dangerous than a pandemic. Read full article: The Lab That Discovered Global Warming H...→

SBA expected to resume taking new business loan applications next week, as fund replenished

SBA expected to resume taking new business loan applications next week, as fund replenished

The Small Business Administration is expected to begin taking loan applications again next week through the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses sl [...] Read full article: SBA expected to resume taking new busine...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 Million Americans Have Filed for Unemployment in 5 Weeks

Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 Million Americans Have Filed for Unemployment in 5 Weeks

Senator Mitch McConnell said states should consider declaring bankruptcy. The discovery of an early death rewrote the timeline of the U.S. outbreak. Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 M...→

Closed for Business | Phoenix New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Phoenix, Arizona

Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza's other restaurant, Barrio Café Gran Reserva, has closed — for good.... The Satay Hut Gourmet Food Truck has ceased operations as [...] Read full article: Closed for Business | Phoenix New Times ...→

IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims Processed In A Week But No Numbers On How Many Approved

An IDES spokesperson says they have processed about 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims in a week, but they do not know how many have been approved [...] Read full article: IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment A...→

‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting in a Pandemic

‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting in a Pandemic

A mother balances coverage of tsunamis, plane crashes, bombings and other tragedies with life at home during a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: ‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting...→

Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made The Stock Market Rise

Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made The Stock Market Rise

The stock market reacted positively to the recent record unemployment numbers, which suggests a strong economic comeback, but be wary. Read full article: Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made T...→

What they're saying: NFL stadiums half full? Bad news for the NHL? The latest on sports returning

What they're saying: NFL stadiums half full? Bad news for the NHL? The latest on sports returning

There was a lot of news over the last few days on the "when will sports return" front, though of course, none of them are really any closer to returning than t [...] Read full article: What they're saying: NFL stadiums half f...→

Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live Business Updates

Asian markets jumped in early Monday trading on continuing hopes that the global economy will recover relatively quickly from the coronavirus outbreak.... Hong [...] Read full article: Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live ...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 14.7%

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 14.7%

The latest federal data revealed 20.5 million jobs lost in April, and unemployment rivaling the Great Depression.New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago are the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemploym...→

How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off the Charts’

How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off the Charts’

The U.S. jobless rate for April is put at 14.7 percent, with 20.5 million jobs lost, figures that almost certainly understate the economic devastation. Read full article: How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off ...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Report Is Expected to Show Economic Calamity

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Report Is Expected to Show Economic Calamity

The latest employment figures are forecast to reveal the highest monthly drop ever recorded. A program to provide loans to small businesses ran dry. President [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Repo...→

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

NOTE: Watch the governor’s daily briefing live in the player above beginning at 2:30 p.m. or stream it here. As Illinois prepares to begin slowly reopening, le [...] Read full article: Pritzker Expected to Address Unemploymen...→

Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds Coronavirus News Conference

Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds Coronavirus News Conference

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was scheduled Monday to hold a news conference to discuss the response to the coronavirus outbreak. A day earlier, confirmed CO [...] Read full article: Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds...→

Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'Tough' Unemployment Numbers

Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'Tough' Unemployment Numbers

The news that 3.8 million more people have applied for unemployment insurance over the last week marked "tough numbers to see," but there remains room for opti [...] Read full article: Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'To...→

News anchor allegedly caught cheating when half-naked woman walks into live shot

News anchor allegedly caught cheating when half-naked woman walks into live shot

A Spanish news anchor was accused of cheating on his TV star girlfriend when viewers spotted a semi-naked woman saunter behind him while he was filming a live [...] Read full article: News anchor allegedly caught cheating wh...→

Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorsement of Biden is bad news for Trump – Democrats uniting to defeat him

Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorsement of Biden is bad news for Trump – Democrats uniting to defeat him

Hillary Clinton’s endorsement Tuesday of former Vice President Joe Biden in the November presidential election is just the latest sign of Democratic unity that [...] Read full article: Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorse...→

Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free or Die' in Aug.

Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free or Die' in Aug.

Detailing the fate of the nation if it succumbs to a Democratic victory in 2020, Fox News' Sean Hannity is releasing his first book in 10 years: "Live Free or [...] Read full article: Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free o...→

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News

The good news is that the pandemic shows “science works.” The bad news? Global warming may be far more dangerous than a pandemic. Read full article: The Lab That Discovered Global Warming H...→

COVID-19's impact on the auto industry brings good and bad news for consumers

COVID-19's impact on the auto industry brings good and bad news for consumers

Despite the music still playing from the loudspeakers outside a dealership in Southfield, in-person showrooms in Michigan are closed right now under the curren [...] Read full article: COVID-19's impact on the auto industry b...→

WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news briefing

WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news briefing

President Donald Trump to discuss virus as House works to pass $500 billion stimulus package. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 Million Americans Have Filed for Unemployment in 5 Weeks

Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 Million Americans Have Filed for Unemployment in 5 Weeks

Senator Mitch McConnell said states should consider declaring bankruptcy. The discovery of an early death rewrote the timeline of the U.S. outbreak. Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 M...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears Deal for More Small Business Aid

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears Deal for More Small Business Aid

Congress neared a $450 billion deal. Governors demanded wider screening, but shortages persisted. Officials warned against running the course for the Boston Ma [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears...→

Amid virus bad news glimpses of human decency and good works

The idea formed on a day when all the news headlines were dire. The coronavirus was surging worldwide; Nashville had lost lives in a devastating tornado and ch [...] Read full article: Amid virus bad news glimpses of human de...→

Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News: Live Updates

Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News: Live Updates

Japanese stocks led the gainers at midday, though China-related markets were lower.... Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday amid ebbing optimism over global p [...] Read full article: Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News:...→

Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment Numbers Point to Upturn

Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment Numbers Point to Upturn

Thursday's unemployment report, while showing that just under 3 million more workers filed for unemployment, came in a "little better" than expected,  and show [...] Read full article: Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment N...→

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston’s small-business grants landed most in Dorchester, East Boston and the Back Bay, with nearly half going to women-owned businesses and immigrants. Read full article: Boston coronavirus small-business grants...→

Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live Business Updates

Global markets jumped in early Monday trading on continuing hopes that the global economy will recover relatively quickly from the coronavirus outbreak.... Lon [...] Read full article: Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live ...→

Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happy Mother's Day to their moms

Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happy Mother's Day to their moms

To mark Mother's Day 2020, the hosts and reporters of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network expressed their appreciation to their mothers and all the moms [...] Read full article: Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happ...→

It was another onslaught of bad news from America’s department store chains this [...]

It was another onslaught of bad news from America’s department store chains this week. And that likely will not be letting up anytime soon.  Luxury chain Neima [...] Read full article: It was another onslaught of bad news fro...→

M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 Booths Expected To Ramp Up Testing Numbers

M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 Booths Expected To Ramp Up Testing Numbers

A mechanical engineering professor at the University of Minnesota came up with the design, and it got clinic leaders excited. Read full article: M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 B...→

No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman on the Unpredictable Riverfront Times

No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman on the Unpredictable Riverfront Times

Most newspapers, you read already knowing what you will find. Not the RFT. It’s the difference between opening the sweater your grandma buys you every... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman...→

Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wants Biden sexual assault allegation investigated – Bad news for Dems

Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wants Biden sexual assault allegation investigated – Bad news for Dems

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s disastrous interview Friday on “Morning Joe” on MSNBC has caused more problems for the presumptive Democratic presidential no [...] Read full article: Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wan...→

No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Telling Stories With Nuance

No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Telling Stories With Nuance

This is one in a series of essays from Riverfront Times readers in support of our recently launched Riverfront Times Press Club. I never had... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Tell...→

The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Keep Rising

The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Keep Rising

Trillions in stimulus dollars have convinced Wall Street that the government has its back, and investors are seizing on even glimmers of good news about the pa [...] Read full article: The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Kee...→

Small business loan program resumes today: Here’s what you need to know (LIVE UPDATES)

Small business loan program resumes today: Here’s what you need to know (LIVE UPDATES)

For more things to know about the PPP loans, our Washington bureau chief Lynn Sweet has you covered. Click here to read the full report as the program resumes [...] Read full article: Small business loan program resumes toda...→

Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors Eye Reopenings: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors Eye Reopenings: Live Business Updates

Futures markets predicted strong openings in Europe and on Wall Street.... Asian markets rose on Monday as governments around the world discussed when and how [...] Read full article: Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors ...→

SBA expected to resume taking new business loan applications next week, as fund replenished

SBA expected to resume taking new business loan applications next week, as fund replenished

The Small Business Administration is expected to begin taking loan applications again next week through the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses sl [...] Read full article: SBA expected to resume taking new busine...→

No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Growing Up With the Riverfront Times

No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Growing Up With the Riverfront Times

This is one in a series of essays from Riverfront Times readers in support of our recently launched RFT Press Club. “Hold on, I just... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Gro...→

Business uncertainty during pandemic increases forecasts of unemployment rate of 11%

Business uncertainty during pandemic increases forecasts of unemployment rate of 11%

The ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on developed and developing economies. Most businesses, large and small, have either shut down [...] Read full article: Business uncertainty during pandemic inc...→

Closed for Business | Phoenix New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Phoenix, Arizona

Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza's other restaurant, Barrio Café Gran Reserva, has closed — for good.... The Satay Hut Gourmet Food Truck has ceased operations as [...] Read full article: Closed for Business | Phoenix New Times ...→

President Trump expected to outline steps to reopening the economy at Thursday's news conference

President Trump expected to outline steps to reopening the economy at Thursday's news conference

President Trump said states could relax mitigation efforts could before May 1, he told governors on Thursday, per audio obtained by the New York Times. Read full article: President Trump expected to outline step...→

IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims Processed In A Week But No Numbers On How Many Approved

An IDES spokesperson says they have processed about 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims in a week, but they do not know how many have been approved [...] Read full article: IDES Says 75,000 Pandemic Unemployment A...→

Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News: Live Updates

Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News: Live Updates

Japanese stocks led the gainers at midday, though China-related markets were lower.... Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday amid ebbing optimism over global p [...] Read full article: Asian Markets Mixed on Coronavirus News:...→

‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting in a Pandemic

‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting in a Pandemic

A mother balances coverage of tsunamis, plane crashes, bombings and other tragedies with life at home during a coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: ‘A Lot of Bad News Out There’: Parenting...→

Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment Numbers Point to Upturn

Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment Numbers Point to Upturn

Thursday's unemployment report, while showing that just under 3 million more workers filed for unemployment, came in a "little better" than expected,  and show [...] Read full article: Economic Adviser Hassett: Unemployment N...→

Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made The Stock Market Rise

Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made The Stock Market Rise

The stock market reacted positively to the recent record unemployment numbers, which suggests a strong economic comeback, but be wary. Read full article: Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made T...→

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston’s small-business grants landed most in Dorchester, East Boston and the Back Bay, with nearly half going to women-owned businesses and immigrants. Read full article: Boston coronavirus small-business grants...→

What they're saying: NFL stadiums half full? Bad news for the NHL? The latest on sports returning

What they're saying: NFL stadiums half full? Bad news for the NHL? The latest on sports returning

There was a lot of news over the last few days on the "when will sports return" front, though of course, none of them are really any closer to returning than t [...] Read full article: What they're saying: NFL stadiums half f...→

Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live Business Updates

Global markets jumped in early Monday trading on continuing hopes that the global economy will recover relatively quickly from the coronavirus outbreak.... Lon [...] Read full article: Stock Markets Show Broad Optimism: Live ...→

Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live Business Updates

Asian markets jumped in early Monday trading on continuing hopes that the global economy will recover relatively quickly from the coronavirus outbreak.... Hong [...] Read full article: Stock Markets in Asia Open Strong: Live ...→

Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happy Mother's Day to their moms

Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happy Mother's Day to their moms

To mark Mother's Day 2020, the hosts and reporters of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network expressed their appreciation to their mothers and all the moms [...] Read full article: Fox News and Fox Business hosts say Happ...→

It was another onslaught of bad news from America’s department store chains this [...]

It was another onslaught of bad news from America’s department store chains this week. And that likely will not be letting up anytime soon.  Luxury chain Neima [...] Read full article: It was another onslaught of bad news fro...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 14.7%

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 14.7%

The latest federal data revealed 20.5 million jobs lost in April, and unemployment rivaling the Great Depression.New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago are the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Unemploym...→

How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off the Charts’

How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off the Charts’

The U.S. jobless rate for April is put at 14.7 percent, with 20.5 million jobs lost, figures that almost certainly understate the economic devastation. Read full article: How Bad Is Unemployment? ‘Literally Off ...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Report Is Expected to Show Economic Calamity

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Report Is Expected to Show Economic Calamity

The latest employment figures are forecast to reveal the highest monthly drop ever recorded. A program to provide loans to small businesses ran dry. President [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Jobs Repo...→

M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 Booths Expected To Ramp Up Testing Numbers

M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 Booths Expected To Ramp Up Testing Numbers

A mechanical engineering professor at the University of Minnesota came up with the design, and it got clinic leaders excited. Read full article: M Health Fairview Unveils New COVID-19 B...→

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

Pritzker Expected to Address Unemployment Concerns in Illinois Thursday

NOTE: Watch the governor’s daily briefing live in the player above beginning at 2:30 p.m. or stream it here. As Illinois prepares to begin slowly reopening, le [...] Read full article: Pritzker Expected to Address Unemploymen...→

No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman on the Unpredictable Riverfront Times

No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman on the Unpredictable Riverfront Times

Most newspapers, you read already knowing what you will find. Not the RFT. It’s the difference between opening the sweater your grandma buys you every... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Jeannette Cooperman...→

Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds Coronavirus News Conference

Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds Coronavirus News Conference

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was scheduled Monday to hold a news conference to discuss the response to the coronavirus outbreak. A day earlier, confirmed CO [...] Read full article: Watch Live: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Holds...→

Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wants Biden sexual assault allegation investigated – Bad news for Dems

Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wants Biden sexual assault allegation investigated – Bad news for Dems

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s disastrous interview Friday on “Morning Joe” on MSNBC has caused more problems for the presumptive Democratic presidential no [...] Read full article: Dan Gainor: Even anti-Trump NY Times wan...→

No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Telling Stories With Nuance

No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Telling Stories With Nuance

This is one in a series of essays from Riverfront Times readers in support of our recently launched Riverfront Times Press Club. I never had... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Ymani Wince on Tell...→

Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'Tough' Unemployment Numbers

Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'Tough' Unemployment Numbers

The news that 3.8 million more people have applied for unemployment insurance over the last week marked "tough numbers to see," but there remains room for opti [...] Read full article: Labor Sec. Scalia Optimistic Despite 'To...→

News anchor allegedly caught cheating when half-naked woman walks into live shot

News anchor allegedly caught cheating when half-naked woman walks into live shot

A Spanish news anchor was accused of cheating on his TV star girlfriend when viewers spotted a semi-naked woman saunter behind him while he was filming a live [...] Read full article: News anchor allegedly caught cheating wh...→

The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Keep Rising

The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Keep Rising

Trillions in stimulus dollars have convinced Wall Street that the government has its back, and investors are seizing on even glimmers of good news about the pa [...] Read full article: The Bad News Won’t Stop, but Markets Kee...→

Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorsement of Biden is bad news for Trump – Democrats uniting to defeat him

Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorsement of Biden is bad news for Trump – Democrats uniting to defeat him

Hillary Clinton’s endorsement Tuesday of former Vice President Joe Biden in the November presidential election is just the latest sign of Democratic unity that [...] Read full article: Leslie Marshall: Hillary Clinton endorse...→

Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free or Die' in Aug.

Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free or Die' in Aug.

Detailing the fate of the nation if it succumbs to a Democratic victory in 2020, Fox News' Sean Hannity is releasing his first book in 10 years: "Live Free or [...] Read full article: Fox News' Hannity Releasing 'Live Free o...→

Small business loan program resumes today: Here’s what you need to know (LIVE UPDATES)

Small business loan program resumes today: Here’s what you need to know (LIVE UPDATES)

For more things to know about the PPP loans, our Washington bureau chief Lynn Sweet has you covered. Click here to read the full report as the program resumes [...] Read full article: Small business loan program resumes toda...→

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News

The good news is that the pandemic shows “science works.” The bad news? Global warming may be far more dangerous than a pandemic. Read full article: The Lab That Discovered Global Warming H...→

Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors Eye Reopenings: Live Business Updates

Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors Eye Reopenings: Live Business Updates

Futures markets predicted strong openings in Europe and on Wall Street.... Asian markets rose on Monday as governments around the world discussed when and how [...] Read full article: Stock Markets in Asia Rise as Investors ...→

COVID-19's impact on the auto industry brings good and bad news for consumers

COVID-19's impact on the auto industry brings good and bad news for consumers

Despite the music still playing from the loudspeakers outside a dealership in Southfield, in-person showrooms in Michigan are closed right now under the curren [...] Read full article: COVID-19's impact on the auto industry b...→

SBA expected to resume taking new business loan applications next week, as fund replenished

SBA expected to resume taking new business loan applications next week, as fund replenished

The Small Business Administration is expected to begin taking loan applications again next week through the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses sl [...] Read full article: SBA expected to resume taking new busine...→

WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news briefing

WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news briefing

President Donald Trump to discuss virus as House works to pass $500 billion stimulus package. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus news...→

No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Growing Up With the Riverfront Times

No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Growing Up With the Riverfront Times

This is one in a series of essays from Riverfront Times readers in support of our recently launched RFT Press Club. “Hold on, I just... Read full article: No News Is Bad News: Bret Narayan on Gro...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 Million Americans Have Filed for Unemployment in 5 Weeks

Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 Million Americans Have Filed for Unemployment in 5 Weeks

Senator Mitch McConnell said states should consider declaring bankruptcy. The discovery of an early death rewrote the timeline of the U.S. outbreak. Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 26 M...→

Business uncertainty during pandemic increases forecasts of unemployment rate of 11%

Business uncertainty during pandemic increases forecasts of unemployment rate of 11%

The ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic is continuing to wreak havoc on developed and developing economies. Most businesses, large and small, have either shut down [...] Read full article: Business uncertainty during pandemic inc...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears Deal for More Small Business Aid

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears Deal for More Small Business Aid

Congress neared a $450 billion deal. Governors demanded wider screening, but shortages persisted. Officials warned against running the course for the Boston Ma [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Nears...→

Closed for Business | Phoenix New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Phoenix, Arizona

Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza's other restaurant, Barrio Café Gran Reserva, has closed — for good.... The Satay Hut Gourmet Food Truck has ceased operations as [...] Read full article: Closed for Business | Phoenix New Times ...→

Amid virus bad news glimpses of human decency and good works

The idea formed on a day when all the news headlines were dire. The coronavirus was surging worldwide; Nashville had lost lives in a devastating tornado and ch [...] Read full article: Amid virus bad news glimpses of human de...→

President Trump expected to outline steps to reopening the economy at Thursday's news conference

President Trump expected to outline steps to reopening the economy at Thursday's news conference

President Trump said states could relax mitigation efforts could before May 1, he told governors on Thursday, per audio obtained by the New York Times. Read full article: President Trump expected to outline step...→