Silicon Valley businesses who made their living from tech industry events are suddenly staring at blank calendars and layoffs

Food caterers, event planners, venue owners, DJs and others that rely on the tech industry’s parties and conferences have struggled to find work due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Financing programs for businesses hit by the coronavirus could amount to $4 trillion, Mnuchin says

Part of a bipartisan stimulus effort will include joint efforts between the Treasury and Federal Reserve to get liquidity to businesses that need it, Mnuchin told Fox News Sunday. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Congress is working on a massive coronavirus relief package — it might not be enough for businesses

“The bailout requests are mind-boggling,” said Dennis Kelleher, chief executive of advocacy group Better Markets. “And it’s going to be a matter of whose going to win and who’s going to lose.” US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Fed will help businesses get up to $1 trillion in funding in the short-term borrowing markets amid coronavirus crisis

In a move much anticipated on Wall Street, the bank announced a special credit facility to purchase corporate paper. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Donating Sanitizer & Producing Face Masks, Businesses Retool For Virus Threat | MTP Daily | MSNBC

MTP Daily with Chuck Todd | MSNBC SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s … Read more…

China invokes ‘force majeure’ to protect businesses — but the companies may be in for a ‘rude awakening’

The disruption that the coronavirus outbreak has brought on global supply chains is spurring Chinese companies to declare force majeure as they cannot meet contractual obligations — but there’s a high chance they will not succeed. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE … Read more…

Counterfeit goods from China are crushing American small businesses – and they’re calling on Trump to fight back

The Trump administration has announced new initiatives to crack down on the sale of Chinese counterfeit goods on e-commerce platforms. Some small firms say it won’t be enough. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay off Credit Cards

Buffett sees economy ‘a little softer,’ says several Berkshire businesses impacted by coronavirus

Buffett said that while the economy looks healthy, it’s not as strong as it was six months ago thanks to the trade war and coronavirus. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

2.11.20 T-Mobile and Sprint Merger; Businesses profit sharing; Password management tools

The merger between wireless giants T-Mobile and Sprint has cleared a major hurdle as a federal judge ruled in favor of the deal. Clark explains his take for consumers, including information about the impact on home internet service. Today, we pause to salute companies … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: Chinese officials emphasize need to help businesses resume operations

Many businesses in China are slowly restoring operations, but some have encountered challenges from local authorities. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Democratic presidential candidates take aim at a tax break for small businesses

Democratic contenders for the presidency are taking aim at the 20% qualified business income deduction — a tax break for “pass-through” entities, including S-corporations and sole proprietorships. Here’s what that might mean for small-business owners. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Instamojo acquires Times Internet's GetMeAShop to serve more small businesses in India

Instamojo, a Bangalore-based startup that helps merchants and small businesses accept digital payments, establish presence and sell on the web, has acquired Times Internet-owned Gurgaon-based startup GetMeAShop. The deal is worth $ 5 million and includes conglomerate Times Internet making … Read more…

Here’s what small businesses, slammed by China tariffs, are doing to minimize impact of trade war

The sweeping tariffs imposed on China for its alleged unfair trade practices was intended to set right imbalances that put U.S. companies at a disadvantage. What wasn't intended: the financial hit U.S. small businesses are suffering as a result. Small … Read more…

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip

The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of … Read more…

Award-winning Filmmaker Tells the Stories of Black Businesses Through a Historic Lens

Oftentimes, when mainstream business success stories are told, the African American experience is overlooked despite the fact that black folks have been building businesses—as well institutions and communities—for decades in the face of racism, legal segregation, and systemic oppression. However, … Read more…

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