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EU lawmakers back aid for virus-hit economy in remote vote

European Union lawmakers approved on Thursday emergency funds to cushion the bloc's economic slump triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and shore up battered airlines by preserving their landing slots......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

EU lawmakers to approve aid for coronavirus-hit economy in remote vote

European Union lawmakers are expected on Thursday to approve emergency funds to cushion the bloc's economic slump triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and shore up hard-hit airlines by preserving their landing slots......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

Virus could shut USPS within 3 months, lawmakers warn

Any disruption to the U.S. Postal Service could also hamper mail vote efforts for the upcoming election......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 24th, 2020

Virus could shut USPS within 3 months, lawmakers warn

Any disruption to the U.S. Postal Service could also hamper mail vote efforts for the upcoming election......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 24th, 2020

European stocks bounce back from virus-driven crash

After another down day in Asia, European stocks opened with gains amid hopes that U.S. lawmakers would pass a stimulus package. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 13th, 2020

Fragile safety net leaves US economy vulnerable to virus hit

The spreading coronavirus outbreak poses a double-barreled threat to U.S. workers who face not only the prospect of lost wages if they are forced to stay home during a quarantine but also a fragile safety net to fall back on during such a crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 4th, 2020

Fragile safety net leaves economy vulnerable to virus hit

The spreading coronavirus outbreak poses a double-barreled threat to U.S. workers who face not only the prospect of lost wages if they are forced to stay home during a quarantine but also a fragile safety net to fall back on during such a crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 4th, 2020

: ‘Outdated’ Nafta one step away from demise after House passes new trade deal with Canada, Mexico

A day after a bitterly divided vote over the impeachment of President Trump, House Democrats and Republicans united to pass an updated version of the old North American Free Trade Agreement that lawmakers hope will be more favorable to the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2019

U.S. data, hopes over Brexit vote lift shares; dollar eases

World equity markets broadly rose on Wednesday, lifted by investor optimism that British lawmakers will rule out a no-deal Brexit and fresh U.S. data that highlighted a strong economy with low inflation, an outlook that weakened the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

Merkel Ally Loses Vote as Lawmakers Push Back

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s grip on power suffered a heavy blow Tuesday after her party’s lawmakers ousted her close ally as their parliamentary leader and replaced him with a candidate she didn’t endorse......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 25th, 2018

Russian lawmakers vote to back controversial pension bill

The lower house of the Russian parliament has given its preliminary approval for a controversial bill that raises the eligibility ages for pensions, which has caused an outrage in Russian society......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2018

Brexit deadline may be pushed back if January vote fails: report

British lawmakers plan to force a Brexit delay if Prime Minister Theresa May's deal fail.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 30th, 2018

Asian shares on defensive, sterling braces for Brexit vote

Asian shares were on back foot on Tuesday as an unexpected drop in China's exports heightened worries about the global economy while the British pound braced for a showdown in parliament over the government's Brexit plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2019

Pound jumps as Brexit vote fails; stocks rise on China hopes

Sterling rebounded from the day's lows on Tuesday after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union, and major world stock markets climbed on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

Stocks rise on China hopes; sterling rebounds as Brexit vote fails

Major world stock markets climbed on Tuesday on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy, while sterling rebounded from the day's lows after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

Pence says virus taskforce soon to deliver recommendation on whether to re-open economy

Vice President Mike Pence, heading the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak, said on Saturday that he would deliver a recommendation to the president on whether to re-open the U.S. economy in the coming week......»»

Category: topSource: reuters47 min. ago

As virus threatens, U.S. embraces big government, for now

It may, as House Majority Leader and Maryland Democrat Steny Hoyer said on Friday, be out of love that the United States agreed to shut down much of its economy to stop a viral epidemic and save lives......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 32 min. ago

Wall Street tumbles as U.S. virus cases climb

Wall Street fell sharply Friday, ending a massive three-day surge after doubts about the fate of the U.S. economy resurfaced and the number of coronavirus cases in the country climbed. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

ECB tells euro zone banks to skip payouts as virus hits economy

The European Central Bank told euro zone banks on Friday to skip dividend payments and share buybacks until October at the earliest and use their profits to support the economy as it is hit by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Wall Street tumbles as U.S. virus cases pass 100,000

Wall Street stocks tumbled on Friday, ending a massive three-day surge after doubts about the fate of the U.S. economy resurfaced and the number of coronavirus cases in the country climbed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Capitol Report: House approves $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, sending measure to Trump

In a quick voice vote on Friday, the House of Representatives OKs a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package to help the U.S. economy cope with the pandemic. The passage comes after a Republican congressman’s effort to slow down the measure flops......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020