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Shortages of key goods during the coronavirus pandemic revealed America"s dangerous dependence on foreign countries.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Shortages during the coronavirus pandemic sh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2020

14 countries that are paying their workers during quarantine — and how they compare to America"s $1,200 stimulus checks

Reuters As countries around the world bear the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, some governments are stepping in with direct assistance. From monthly payments to one-time checks, many.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 8th, 2020

A private island off the coast of Miami paid $30,000 for 1,800 coronavirus antibody tests while the rest of the US struggles to obtain any tests at all. Here"s how America"s richest ZIP code did it.

Katie Warren/Business Insider As countries around the world grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, the richest ZIP code in the US — a private island.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2020

More than 90 countries plead for financial lifelines as coronavirus wreaks economic havoc across the globe

Foreign debt problems could drag down any U.S. recovery, and IMF chief says “This pandemic will not be over until it’s over everywhere”.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 13th, 2020

Doctors are bracing for the coronavirus pandemic to meet America"s obesity epidemic. Some experts worry the stigma could be dangerous by itself.

Associated Press As more people get sick and die from COVID-19, scientists and public health professionals are learning more about which popula.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2020

Coronavirus – Our freight rail network also delivering for America during COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic freight railroads continue to supply the nation with industrial goods indispensable to our society......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 10th, 2020

At least 5 countries — including a poor Caribbean island — are accusing the US of blocking or taking medical equipment they need to fight the coronavirus

Reuters The US has been accused of blocking or diverting medical goods that have been ordered by other countries to combat the coronavirus pandemic. In the last week, Germany, France, and Brazil have individual.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

Americans stuck in foreign countries are outraged at the US government"s response: "I don"t think that I could see any way to handle a situation like this any worse"

Courtesy of Jesse Curry More than 13,000 Americans have been stranded abroad as countries close their borders and restrict travel to try to quell the coronavirus pandemic. Americans str.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMar 31st, 2020

Already struggling farmers hit hard by pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has hit America's farmers from Texas to Minnesota. They already have been facing financial hardships, worsened by a trade war and labor shortages. Mireya Villarreal reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 30th, 2020

Americans stranded in foreign countries say they"re stuck in limbo with little guidance from the US

Courtesy of Jesse Curry More than 13,000 Americans have been stranded abroad as countries close their borders and restrict travel to try to quell the coronavirus pandemic. Americans str.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 25th, 2020

The companies that feed America brace for labor shortages and worry about restocking stores as coronavirus pandemic intensifies

The U.S. has enough food for now, but industry experts fear distribution channels could be swamped by sick workers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 13th, 2020

Durable goods orders in US tumbled 17.2% in April

Sales of long-lasting goods tumbled in April, as businesses cut investment in response to the global coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews18 hr. 45 min. ago

The pandemic is hitting "blue" America harder than "red" America. That"s dangerous.

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the next edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. BLODGET & PLOTZ OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Why it's dangerous that the pandemic is hitting red and blue America differently See the rest of the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 26th, 2020

South America’s Latam Airlines, partially owned by Delta, files for bankruptcy protection

Latam Airlines, South America’s biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing underscores the severity of the financial challenges facing the travel ind.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 26th, 2020

What to do if you get laid off on an H-1B visa during the coronavirus pandemic

JASON REDMOND / Contributor / Getty Images An H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. companies to employ highly skilled workers from other countries. Congress allows.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 24th, 2020

China reported no new coronavirus cases while Latin America becomes a new hotspot

Leo Correa/AP China reported no new coronavirus cases for the first time since authorities began tracking the pandemic.  Despite the milestone in the country that was previousl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2020

8 ways the coronavirus is more dangerous for veterans

AP Photo/Elise Amendola The coronavirus pandemic has hit different communities with different levels of severity. Among the hardest hit are .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic is threatening a key revenue source for New York City

New York City, America's largest metro economy, relies on property taxes for its revenue. But with a lot of uncertainty around residential and commercial real estate that source of money could come under pressure. CNBC's Robert Frank reports......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 22nd, 2020

Oil gains on signs of output cuts, improved demand

Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday amid signs that producers are cutting output as promised just as demand picks up, stoked by more countries easing out of curbs imposed to counter the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 19th, 2020

Oil gains for fourth day on signs of output cuts, better demand

Oil prices rose for a fourth straight session on Tuesday amid signs that producers are cutting output as promised just as demand picks up, stoked by more countries easing out of curbs imposed to counter the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 19th, 2020

Oil prices lifted for fourth day by signs of output cuts and demand pick-up

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, extending gains for a fourth straight session, amid signs that producers are cutting output as promised just as demand picks up, stoked by more countries easing out of curbs imposed to counter the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 18th, 2020