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‘They asked me to come in and talk — and I knew.’ Like millions of Americans, this 26-year-old lost her job due to coronavirus

Social distancing and shelter in place orders are taking their toll on jobs in industries like entertainment, retail and hospitality......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Filing for unemployment? Here"s how to get started.

Millions of Americans are filing for unemployment because of coronavirus-related layoffs. You can apply for unemployment .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 40 min. ago

The government stimulus checks soon coming to millions of Americans will be tax-free

Anchiy/E+/Getty President Trump signed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package into law on Friday. Millions of Americans are expected to receive stimulus checks — o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 40 min. ago

U.S. consumer sentiment near three-and-a-half year low, spending sluggish

U.S. consumer sentiment dropped to near a 3-1/2-year low in March as the coronavirus epidemic upended life for Americans, and consumer spending was sluggish in February, strengthening economists' expectations of a deep recession......»»

Category: topSource: reuters12 hr. 10 min. ago

Almost one in four Americans lost job or furloughed because of coronavirus: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Nearly one in four U.S. adults s.....»»

Category: topSource: reuters12 hr. 10 min. ago

Coronavirus makes water shut offs a great danger for millions of Americans

Through the end of 2019, the city has recorded about 127,500 total service cutoffs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews13 hr. 55 min. ago

U.S. consumer sentiment near three-and-a-half-year low, spending tepid

U.S. consumer sentiment dropped to near a 3-1/2-year low in March as the coronavirus epidemic upended life for Americans, and consumer spending was sluggish in February, strengthening economists' expectations of a deep recession......»»

Category: topSource: reuters18 hr. 10 min. ago

Economic Report: Consumer sentiment sinks to a nearly 4-year low in March as coronavirus spreads

Consumers rapidly lost confidence in the econo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch20 hr. 10 min. ago

Economic Report: Millions more U.S. jobs at risk of being lost as coronavirus crisis deepens

If a record 3.3 million jobless claims in just one week comes as a shock, the next month is likely to tell an even grimmer tale: Tens of millions of jobs are at stake of disappearing, at least temporarily......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

I lost 2 service jobs in 1 day to coronavirus and successfully negotiated my rent with my landlord. Here"s how I did it.

Courtesy of Serena Marie. Serena Marie was one of over three million Americans who filed for unemployment the week of March 15. She was laid off from two jobs in the food and beverage industry in one day as part of closures mandated by t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Nintendo Switch is sold out everywhere as demand surges amid coronavirus pandemic (NTDOY)

Nintendo With millions of Americans staying home due to the coronavirus pandemic, many with children who are out of school, the Nintendo Switch is sold out everywhere. Retailers across the boa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Explainer: Hobbled IRS tax agency may need months to get cash to Americans

In order to put recession-fighting checks into the hands of millions of Americans, the U.S. government will rely on a tax agency that has fewer workers, a smaller budget and the same 1960s-era computer systems it had the last time it was asked to do so......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

U.S. jobless claims surge to record 3.28 million

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as an economy grounded to a halt by the coronavirus pandemic throws millions out of work. Conway G. Gittens breaks down the numbers......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

Hedge fund manager to lead Norway sovereign fund after $124 billion loss

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, named a London-based hedge fund manager as its new chief executive on Thursday and said it had lost $124 billion this year as stock markets tanked due to the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

Norway"s sovereign fund loses $124 billion as markets crash

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, has lost 1.33 trillion Norwegian crowns ($124 billion) so far this year as stock markets have plunged due to the coronavirus pandemic, it said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

Americans think the coronavirus outbreak will last another 10 weeks, but Republicans are more optimistic

Associated Press The nationwide outbreak of COVID-19 has radically transformed American society as schools close, workers are sent home, and millions find themselves suddenly out of a job. Insider co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

Economic Preview: Jobless claims set to soar by the millions as layoffs surge due to coronavirus shutdowns

Several million Americans have already been laid off or furloughed because of the coronavirus crisis — and millions more may lose their jobs in the weeks ahead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

Coronavirus forces New Mexico colleges to (slowly) capitulate on millions in student refunds

Schools throughout the country are increasingly arriving at a sobering fact this week: The coronavirus is about to collectively cost them billions in lost room-and-board revenue......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2020

Smartphone data reveal which Americans are social distancing (and not)

D.C. gets an 'A' while Wyoming earns an 'F' for following coronavirus stay-at-home advice, based on the locations of tens of millions of phones.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 24th, 2020

Trump challenged on his early bid to reopen economy

A week after millions of Americans began taking shelter at home from the coronavirus, health experts and investors warned against easing restrictions too soon even though the clampdown is devastating the U.S. economy. Yahaira Jacquez reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 24th, 2020

Taiwan firms reportedly ask for Computex postponement

Many Taiwan-based high-tech companies reportedly has asked the organizers of Computex Taipei to postpone the annual tradeshow this year currently scheduled for June 2 to 5, citing the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMar 23rd, 2020