The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and slowing an economic rebound.
Real estate, for the time being, is still booming. In fact, the inventory is low which means folks are trying to outbid one another for homes. Here’s the problem: As soon as you approach the door, the homeowner can listen in on your conversations and they are.
After more than a week's worth of meetings, at least some clarity is coming to bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill.
Around the country, across industries and occupations, millions of Americans thrown out of work because of the coronavirus are straining to afford the basics now that an extra $600 a week in federal unemployment benefits has expired.
Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired.
The Home Depot announced Tuesday that it will open three new distribution centers in Georgia over the next 18 months. The expansion is projected to bring approximately 1,000 additional jobs to the Atlanta area, including full-time and part-time positions.
The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said Monday that its manufacturing index rose to 54.2 last month, up from a June reading of 52.6. Any reading above 50 signals that U.S. manufacturing is expanding.
The federal moratorium on evictions has expired. If that’s not extended, by mid-August, eviction notices will be activated.
The U.S. economy shrank at a dizzying 33% annual rate in the April-June quarter — by far the worst quarterly plunge ever — when the viral outbreak shut down businesses, throwing tens of millions out of work and sending unemployment surging to 14.7%, the government said Thursday.
Some of the financial safety nets put into place to help families struggling to pay bills during this pandemic are gone, but the economic problems we are facing are not.
Restaurants, bars and other merchants struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic are desperately reaching out for a lifeline from insurers who say they are being miscast as potential saviors.
The GOP unveiled details for a second round of direct payments to American households on Monday, in legislation that has been dubbed the HEALS Act.
The $600 weekly boost in jobless aid that millions of people have received since early in the pandemic is set to expire.
An American mattress company has chosen Henry County to be the home of its third U.S. manufacturing facility.
In the past three months, the outlook for the U.S. economy has improved in the eyes of business economists. However, the optimism is couched somewhat by the resurgence of the coronavirus.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sent senators home, promising a Republican proposal would be ready on Monday.
Nearly half of Americans whose families experienced a layoff during the coronavirus pandemic believe those jobs are lost forever.
The Commerce Department reported Friday that the June gain pushed sales of new homes to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 776,000. The increase follows a 19.4% jump in May.
Apple has agreed to a $500 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit.
The White House has dropped a bid to cut Social Security payroll taxes as Republicans unveil a $1 trillion COVID-19 rescue package.