Employers added jobs in 46 states last month, evidence that the U.S. economy’s surprise hiring gain in May was spread broadly across the country — in both states that began reopening their economies early and those that did so only…
By Associated Press
The chairman's remarks to a House committee came on the second day of his semi-annual testimony to Congress on monetary policy.
The staggering number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits underscores just how many are struggling financially due to the pandemic. While the economic damage from shuttering businesses and staying home is undeniable, public health experts worry that the pressure to reopen…
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is one of many state officials across the country weighing the trade-offs between public health and a functioning economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the COVID-19 trends Ohio is seeing, the…
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Officials say the city will provide 6,000 new beds within 10 months and another 700 beds over 18 months. And the county will spend $300 million over five years to fund services for the people.
By Scott Smith, Associated Press
Focusing primarily on Mexico-based individuals, U.S. Treasury officials sanctioned three people and the companies they ran. They're all now blocked from doing any business with the United States or American citizens.
Three months after the viral outbreak shut down businesses across the country, U.S. employers are still shedding jobs at a heavy rate, a trend that points to a slow and prolonged recovery from the recession.
By David McHugh, Associated Press
The European Central Bank has handed out more than a trillion euros in cheap loans to banks as part of its effort to get the economy through the virus outbreak.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens and employers bring some people back to work.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
The Trump administration plans to carry on with its confrontational approach to world trade, pressuring other countries to lower their tariffs on U.S. products and perhaps making it harder for imports to enter the United States duty free.
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