By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Wildfires are destroying property, running up huge losses for property insurers and putting a strain on economic activity along the West Coast that could linger for a year or more.
By David McHugh, Associated Press
Consumer prices have fallen in Europe. While that might be welcome for shoppers in the short term, it is a sign that businesses are struggling amid the pandemic.
By Ryan E. Little, Aneurin Canham-Clyne, The Howard Center for Investigative Reporting, Brenda Wintrode, Amy DiPierro, Luciana Perez Uribe, Sean McGoey, Sophia Brown, Maya Pottiger, The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism
Landlords tried to evict dozens of tenants in at least three states in violation of the federal moratorium. And in most places, renters had almost no legal help in fighting back.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The project deficit is more than triple the 2019 shortfall and more than double the levels experienced after the market meltdown and Great Recession of 2008-2009.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
Mental health therapists' caseloads are bulging. Waiting lists for appointments are growing. And research suggests that anxiety and depression are rising among Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The viral outbreak still rages and Congress remains deadlocked over providing more relief to tens of millions of people thrown out of work and to state and local governments whose revenue has withered.
By Matt Ott, Associated Press
U.S. budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year. That exceeds any on record, and it's expected to eventually reach levels more than double the nation's largest recorded annual deficit.
By David McHugh, Paul Wiseman, Joe McDonald, Associated Press
China is up and running and Europe is bouncing back. Businesses that sell to the U.S are wondering and hoping when the U.S. economy will get back into the game.
By Martin Crutsinger, Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
The coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy plunging by a record-shattering 32.9% annual rate last quarter. It is still inflicting damage across the country, squeezing already struggling businesses and forcing a wave of layoffs that shows no sign of abating.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Having endured what was surely a record-shattering slump last quarter, the U.S. economy faces a dim outlook as a resurgent coronavirus intensifies doubts about the likelihood of any sustained recovery the rest of the year.
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