Oct 26

As virus resurges, so does fear of more economic pain

With confirmed COVID cases surging across the country, there is the risk that the economy could weaken again as more people choose to hunker down at home — and that even more stimulus might be needed next year than negotiators…

Oct 01

Unemployment rises in Europe as pandemic grinds on

Unemployment rose for a fifth straight month in Europe in August and is expected to grow further amid concern that extensive government support programs won't be able keep many businesses hit by coronavirus restrictions afloat forever.

Sep 29

Airline workers brace for mass layoffs

About 40,000 workers in the airline industry are facing layoffs on Thursday unless Congress comes up with another aid package. Many are worried about how they'll pay for rents, mortgages and food, or for health insurance.