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Consumers drive economy while businesses cut back

State health officials say nearly all New Yorkers won't see health care premium increases through the New Yorkers have until Dec. 15 to enroll for coverage effective Jan. 1, and until Jan. 31 for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Pandemic heightens chance Japan slides back into deflation: Reuters poll

The coronavirus pandemic has raised the chance Japan's economy will slip back into deflation as social curbs to halt the spread of the disease hits businesses and consumers, a majority of analysts polled by Reuters said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2020

Economy slows, Fed hits brakes, and uncertainty clouds Washington’s next steps

Trump promised at least 3 percent growth a year, an annual pace he has yet to achieve. Consumers are still spending, but businesses have pulled back sharply as the trade war and global tensions escalate......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 30th, 2019

Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy

Quarterly results from four of the largest U.S. banks Tuesday showed that American consumers are helping to prop up the economy, even as recession fears have led businesses to pull back on spending and borrowing. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Big banks say U.S. consumers sturdy as businesses quiver with growth fears

Quarterly results from four of the largest U.S. banks on Tuesday showed that American consumers are helping to prop up the economy, even as recession fears have led businesses to pull back on spending and borrowing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2019

Consumers on Firm Footing, Businesses Wary as 2019 Nears

The U.S. economy struck mixed chords as it rounded out the year, with consumer confidence high and households spending robustly but manufacturers pulling back as the global economy cools......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 22nd, 2018

Some jobs are coming back, but economy will need years to heal

Many businesses are still laying off workers and a surge in coronavirus cases has given leaders pause, showing how difficult this crisis is to navigate.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJul 6th, 2020

Livability: Drive-in theaters, and 4 more nostalgic businesses that are making a comeback

COVID-19 brought many businesses to a temporary halt, but it also brought some old favorites back to life......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 22nd, 2020

The key to an effective succession plan for your family-owned business

The economic uncertainty of the past few months has challenged family-owned businesses unlike any other time in recent history. Many owners were forced into crisis management and survival mode. As the restrictions ease and the economy opens back up, t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2020

Main Street Lending Program could help businesses retain cash during pandemic

The Federal Reserve's Main Street Lending Program aims to help ailing companies maintain their cash over the next two years by putting the repayment of the loan at the back end, when presumably, they will be in a more normal economy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2020

Main Street Lending program could help businesses retain cash during pandemic

The Federal Reserve's Main Street Lending Program aims to help ailing companies maintain their cash over the next two years by putting the repayment of the loan at the back end, when presumably, they will be in a more normal economy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2020

US economy "early stages of coming back": Trump

Businesses are starting to reopen and stocks have rallied from the March lows.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 4th, 2020

The economy is tiptoeing back to life as Americans start spending again

Consumers are buying, from meals to mortgages. But the rebound is fragile......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 26th, 2020

Gov. Cuomo says US economy won"t bounce back on its own post-pandemic because "too many" small businesses have closed and corporations won"t rehire laid-off workers

Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the US economy won't recover on its own be.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 24th, 2020

Japan braces for worst postwar slump as pandemic tips economy into recession

Japan's economy slipped into recession for the first time in 4-1/2 years in the last quarter, putting the nation on course for its deepest postwar slump as the coronavirus crisis ravages businesses and consumers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 18th, 2020

Japan slips into recession, slump set to worsen as pandemic wreaks havoc

Japan's economy slipped into recession for the first time in 4-1/2 years, putting the nation on course for its deepest postwar slump as the coronavirus crisis ravages businesses and consumers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2020

Caroline Baum: The economy can’t really come back until consumers feel safe

Short of a vaccine, Americans won’t be eager to board an airplane, sit in a crowded theatre or pack into a sports stadium......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2020

To help the US economy bounce back from the pandemic, we need to make sure businesses aren"t buried by red tape

Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Images To help US businesses bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis, the Senate should include a rollback of some regulations in the next "rescue" package. We need to make it easier for businesses to reopen as q.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2020

The Margin: West Virginia’s governor claims he’s never dropped an F-bomb before — this hilarious clip suggests otherwise

During a news conference West Virginia’s plan to reopen its economy, Gov. Jim Justice seemed to say that businesses will be able to get back to work “only if they f*****g follow the guidelines” to keep the state safe......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 5th, 2020

‘It’s something we’re going to have to get used to.’ How businesses reopening in Georgia could give a preview of what’s waiting for consumers across the country

Georgia is among the first states trying to reopen its economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2020

Comcast faces cord-cutting risks as new TV content dries up

Cost-conscious consumers looking to cut back on their household expenses as the COVID-19 outbreak rocks the U.S. economy may take aim at pay-TV plans, warns Oppenheimer’s Timothy Horan, putting Comcast Corp. at risk......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2020