Advertisements


Coronavirus has killed over 1,000 Americans. How do you choose between saving the U.S. economy and sparing lives?

President Trump warns of ‘suicides,’ and Bill Gates talks of ‘pile of bodies,’ but they’ve both touched upon an economic term known as the Identifiable Victim Effect......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

‘It’s a very difficult trade-off.’ How can you choose between saving the U.S. economy from coronavirus and saving lives?

‘It’s appalling to attach a dollar number to a human life — for noneconomists,’ said Colin Camerer, a professor of behavioral finance and economics......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch13 min. ago

Coronavirus cases in the U.S. now exceed China. How can you choose between saving the U.S. economy and saving lives?

‘It’s appalling to attach a dollar number to a human life — for noneconomists,’ said Colin Camerer, a professor of behavioral finance and economics......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

How can you choose between saving the U.S. economy and saving lives?

‘It’s appalling to attach a dollar number to a human life — for noneconomists,’ said Colin Camerer, a professor of behavioral finance and economics......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch8 hr. 57 min. ago

32 prominent economists from both parties just signed a letter arguing that saving lives from coronavirus would also save the economy

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Thirty-two p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

A record 3.3M Americans file for unemployment benefits as the coronavirus takes a big toll on the economy

The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits for th.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 26th, 2020

These gig economy jobs can provide extra income without having to leave home during the coronavirus pandemic

As layoffs mount, Americans may be turning to gig work for quick money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 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

Newly jobless Americans worry about making ends meet

The number of Americans filing initial claims for unemployment benefits last week surged to a record 3.28 million, the Labor Department reported on Thursday, the clearest evidence yet of the coronavirus' devastating impact on the economy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2020

Economic Report: A record 3.28 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week due to coronavirus

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week rocketed to a record 3.28 million as large parts of the U.S. economy shut down and companies laid off scores of workers to cope with the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Initial jobless claims surged to record 3.3M last week as coronavirus takes heavy toll on economy

The number of Americans applying for joble.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 26th, 2020

How $2T in coronavirus aid will affect you and the economy

Here's how the stimulus passed by Congress affects you and the economy. The bill provides lifelines to working Americans, the unemployed, contractors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020

How $2T in coronavirus aid will affect you and the economy

Here's how the stimulus passed by Congress affects you and the economy. The bill provides lifelines to working Americans, the unemployed, contractors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020

Capitol Report: McConnell predicts passage today of coronavirus aid bill in Senate

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday was moving to approve a sweeping package designed to cushion the blow of the coronavirus on Americans, as the pandemic gut-punches the economy and newly detected cases increase......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

Key Words: Fox News political analyst on saving the U.S. economy over people’s lives: It’s ‘entirely reasonable’

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, in a controversial take earlier this week, said that plenty of seniors would be willing to sacrifice their lives in order to preserve the economy for their grandchildren. Hume doesn’t disagree......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

What we know: How the $2T coronavirus stimulus will affect you and the economy

Here's how the stimulus passed by Congress affects you and the economy. The bill provides lifelines to working Americans, the unemployed.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 25th, 2020

Capitol Report: Lawmakers and White House agree to $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill after marathon negotiations

Senior lawmakers and members of the Trump administration early Wednesday came to an agreement on a massive stimulus measure to try to keep Americans whole as the economy shuts down due to the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

8 ways to get fast cash during the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is straining the U.S. economy. Here's where Americans can look for fast cash in an emergency......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 24th, 2020

8 ways to get fast cash during the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is straining the U.S. economy. Here's where Americans can look for fast cash in an emergency......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 24th, 2020

India"s Prime Minister has put the country"s 1.3 billion people on lockdown: "It will have a huge economic cost but this is necessary for saving human lives"

Sanjay Kanojia/AFP via Getty Images India has reported 519 coronavirus cases and 10 deaths. Prime.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 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