Apple supplier Foxconn will start making ventilators to fight the coronavirus at its Wisconsin factory

Foxconn, the company responsible for assembling most of the world’s Apple Inc. iPhones, will aid the fight against the coronavirus pandemic by developing and making ventilators in the U.S. The Wisconsin plant owned by Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai … Read more…

Trump removes independent watchdog tasked with overseeing coronavirus emergency funds

President Donald Trump has sidelined the acting Inspector General for the Defense Department, Glenn Fine, and removed him as chair of the newly created Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, which is tasked with overseeing $ 2 trillion in emergency coronavirus funding. … Read more…

Supreme Court blocks plan to extend absentee voting in Wisconsin’s spring primary amid coronavirus pandemic

Subscribe to Outbreak, a daily newsletter roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business. It’s free to get it in your inbox. Voters in Wisconsin will likely face a choice on Tuesday of participating in … Read more…

Europe moves closer to using crisis fund to help countries hit by the coronavirus pandemic

There is growing optimism that euro zone finance ministers will approve new funding to the countries wrestling with the coronavirus pandemic, but division over so-called “corona bonds” is likely to remain. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Domestic travel in the US, Australia and Southeast Asia could resume by June, says Flight Centre CEO

Domestic travel within North America, Australia and Southeast Asia could be on course to return to normal by June if current efforts aimed at curbing the coronavirus outbreak are successful, according to the CEO of Australia’s largest travel agency. Asia … Read more…

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors look to coronavirus data to support stabilizing markets

Investors are parsing a broad range of signals, from infection counts to more traditional indicators, for clues on the trajectory markets may take in coming weeks as the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus continues to spread. Reuters: Business News … Read more…

4.2.20 Stimulus check updates; Unemployment compensation problems; Fake Covid-19 remedies; Stores stepping up delivery abilities

Clarifications have been made about who will receive stimulus money from the government and when that money will come. State unemployment agencies are still trying to figure out how they process all of the new unemployment claims. Watch the video … Read more…

Fact check: Trump again misleads on ventilator shortages and coronavirus timeline at off-topic briefing

President Donald Trump made another series of false, misleading or dubious claims at a Wednesday coronavirus briefing that began with an off-topic discussion of his administration’s efforts to fight drug trafficking. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Japan stocks drop more than 4%; private survey of China’s manufacturing activity beats expectations

The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ index for March came in at 50.1, above expectations of a reading of 45.5 by analysts in a Reuters poll. It came on the back of February’s reading of 40.3, the sharpest contraction on record. … Read more…

Everything you need to know about furloughs—and what they mean for workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Subscribe to Outbreak, a free daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic—and its impact on global business. Monday brought more bad news for American workers, as companies continue to lay off employees to cope with the economic damage of … Read more…

3.30.20 More unemployment details; Stock market volatility; Real ID implementation delayed; 401k disbursements part of stimulus bill

Funds will soon be flowing to the states for Americans filing for unemployment. Clark discusses more of the details we now know. The stock market continues to be volatile. Clark tells you what this means for your investments. Watch the … Read more…

“I’ve Always Paid My Rent On Time” – An LA Shop Owner’s Coronavirus Shutdown Story | Forbes

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Gilead to expand access to remdesivir, its promising coronavirus treatment

Gilead Sciences Inc. will expand access to its experimental anti-coronavirus drug remdesivir to accelerate its emergency use for multiple severely ill patients. The drugmaker said it’s switching to “expanded access” from a “compassionate use” program under which remdesivir was given … Read more…

3.27.20 Small business and non-profit stimulus relief; Getting travel refunds; Barren grocery store shelves will be filling soon

Small businesses and non-profits are seeing real financial relief in the recent stimulus bill. Clark talks about some of the details. Some of the travel refunds being offered by the airlines aren’t that great. Clark tells you how to approach … Read more…

IMF chief Georgieva says the world is in a recession, containment will dictate strength of recovery

International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva said Friday that the global economy is now in a recession thanks to COVID-19. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Op-Ed: Getting inspiration from the Greatest Generation’s economic hardship and shared sacrifice

There’s been a meme going around the internet pointing out, “Your grandparents were called to war. You’re being called to sit on your couch. You can do this.” Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ weekly Flights … Read more…

Pence says economic fundamentals remain strong despite massive coronavirus impact

Vice President Mike Pence said that the fundamentals of the U.S. economy remain strong despite the coronavirus pandemic that has tanked markets and led to unprecedented layoffs of millions. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…