Businesses across the country surveyed by the Federal Reserve don’t appear to share the Trump administration’s optimism about a rapid economic recovery starting this summer.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
More than 38 million Americans have filed for unemployment since March, though the passage of the CARES Act has for now helped alleviate some of the financial fallout. But buried in the landmark legislation, there is also financial support for…
By Christopher Booker
Like so many neighborhoods in America, Chicago's West Town has been largely shut down due to the coronavirus. But photographer Candice Cusic hopes she can put a face in front of the closed doors and dark windows of her neighborhood.
By Christopher Booker
Iowa is the largest producer of pork and corn in the U.S. As many meat processing plants shut their doors due to COVID-19, demand for pigs plummeted. The effects have trickled down the supply chain to the farmers who raise…
By Melanie Saltzman, Laura Fong
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
The first of May marked the second rent day since coronavirus shutdowns began. With more than 30 million people filing for unemployment benefits in recent weeks, tenant groups across the country on Friday called for a rent strike until the…
By Christina A. Cassidy, Matthew Perrone, Jason Dearen, Nicky Forster, Associated Press
With no specific guidelines, states are left to figure out what a successful testing program should be while they simultaneously try to reopen their shattered economies.
By Stan Choe, Damian J. Troise, Alex Veiga, Associated Press
Stocks are pushing higher in afternoon trading Friday as Wall Street nears the end of its tumultuous week.
By Lorna Baldwin, Maea Lenei Buhre
The U.S. suffered a big financial hit during the Great Recession of 2008-2009. As the novel coronavirus pandemic yields another economic collapse, many of those people are losing jobs, businesses and investments again. Here are stories from four people who…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
We look to the arts for entertainment, comfort and pleasure -- but they are also an economic engine. According to government analysis, art accounts for almost $900 billion of GDP and over five million jobs. Now, many of these people…
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