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Here"s how the government wants to spend $2 trillion to protect the economy from coronavirus" effects

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The Senate's $2 trillion spending package will employ historic amounts of government cash to combat the coronavirus and its economic fallou.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

Here"s how the government wants to spend $2 trillion to protect the economy from coronavirus" effects

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The Senate's $2 trillion spending package will employ historic amounts of government cash to combat the coronavirus and its economic fallou.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

The $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill will "probably" not be enough to protect workers and save the economy, Schumer says

Associated Press The United States Sena.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

We"re already in a recession and don"t know it, an economist told us. Here are the best ways to spend money wisely to boost the economy until the government gets its act together.

ALAA AL-MARJANI/Reuters Coronavirus has been shutting down America's biggest cities, forcing officials to close restaurants, non-essential stores, and more to prevent th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2020

Here’s what economists say the U.S. and other nations should do to avoid a coronavirus recession

The world economy is now expected to have its worst year of growth since 2009. Calls are escalating for the Fed to cut rates, the U.S. government to spend a lot more and joint efforts to ensure companies remain solvent this spring......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 3rd, 2020

Swiss bank UBS sticks to 2019 dividend amid global calls for payout freezes

UBS Group intends to pay its 2019 dividend, the Swiss bank said on Monday, despite guidance from markets supervisor FINMA, the Swiss government and international banking groups to limit payouts as the coronavirus outbreak hits the global economy......»»

Category: topSource: reuters2 hr. 13 min. ago

On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the coronavirus uncertainty

Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.2 trillion of relief to an economy shocked by the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 28th, 2020

The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is more than double the size of Obama"s stimulus plan — but it may only salvage the economy for a few months

Win McNa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 28th, 2020

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: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Markets End Historically Volatile Week On Uneven Note

The S&P 500 came roaring back after hitting multi-year lows on optimism that a $2 trillion government stimulus package can get America through the worst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 27th, 2020

Booze used to make hand sanitizer is free from taxes under the coronavirus stimulus package, as breweries and distillers ditch beer and vodka for sanitizing gels

Robin Marchant/Getty Images President Donald Trump signed into law a $2 trillion stimulus package meant to stabilize the American economy during the coronavirus ou.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 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

The House just passed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. Here"s what it means for the more than one million restaurants in the US.

Jeenah Moon/Getty Images The Senate passed a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus bill on Wednesday to bolster the US economy during the coronavirus pandemic. After more than three hours of debate, The House p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Contractors can expect more funding, and flexibility, from coronavirus stimulus package

As a $2 trillion stimulus bill passed by the Senate late Wednesday continues to move through the House, government contractors need to be prepared for a raft of new spending to combat the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.  Among those services ex.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Consumer spending rose a mild 0.2% in February ahead of pandemic

Consumer spending increased a mild 0.2% in February, the government said Friday. Spending, the main engine of the economy, has slowed a bit in 2020 ahead of the coronavirus. Spending is expected to dramatically weaken in the next few months as.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Dividend ETFs may lose out under the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

The “Cares Act” specifies that any companies that borrow from the U.S. government may not buy back shares of their stock or pay dividends to shareholders for at least one year after the loan is paid back......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Oil mixed as government pledges reach $5 trillion in coronavirus chaos

Oil prices were mixed on Friday as governments took unprecedented steps to limit the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

G20 leaders to inject $5 trillion into global economy to fight coronavirus

In a statement containing the most conciliatory language on trade in years, the G20 leaders pledged to ensure the flow of vital medical supplies and other goods across borders and to resolve supply chain disruptions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 26th, 2020

U.S. House leaders determined to pass $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill

Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives are determined to pass a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Friday, or at the very latest on Saturday, hoping to provide the quickest help possible as deaths mount and the economy reels......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

Mass layoffs hit the economy. Can the government"s $2-trillion stimulus plan stem the tide?

The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits soared to an unprecedented 3.3 million last week. The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits soared to an unprecedented 3.3 million last week......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 26th, 2020

Personal Finance Daily: These gig-economy jobs can provide extra income without having to leave home during the coronavirus pandemic, and what the $2 trillion stimulus means for you

Thursday’s top personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020