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Maskless Parties And Crowded Beaches Across U.S. As Coronavirus Spikes Over Holiday Weekend

30 days ago   |   By Forbes

There was no social distancing at some Fourth of July gatherings.
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U.S. stock futures are flat as global coronavirus cases climb at record pace

30 days ago   |   By CNBC

U.S. stock futures were flat as the number of coronavirus cases kept surging globally, raising concerns about the world economy and its recovery from the pandemic.
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Census: Household Pulse Survey shows 32% of Households Expect Loss in Income; 24.5% Concerned about Housing

Census: Household Pulse Survey shows 32% of Households Expect Loss in Income; 24.5% Concerned about Housing

1 month ago   |   By Calculated Risk

Note: The question on lost income is always since March 13, 2020 - so this percentage will not decline.
From the Census Bureau: Measuring Household Experiences during the Coronavirus Pandemic
The U.S. Census Bureau, in collaboration with five federal agencies, is in a unique position to produce data on the social and economic effects of COVID-19 on American households. The Household Pulse Survey is designed to deploy quickly and efficiently, collecting data to measure household experiences during the Coronavirus pandemic. Data will be disseminated in near real-time to inform federal and...
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Here are five charts tracking the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The United States has reported record increases in coronavirus cases with spikes seen in states well underway in their reopening progress.
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ISM Services Index increased to 58.1% in July, Employment Index Declined

ISM Services Index increased to 58.1% in July, Employment Index Declined

The July ISM Services index was at 58.1%, up from 57.1% in June. The employment index decreased to 42.1%, from 43.1%. Note: Above 50 indicates expansion, below 50... Read more ...

'Nothing Feels Tangible': Virtual Is New Reality For Grads Starting New Jobs

'Nothing Feels Tangible': Virtual Is New Reality For Grads Starting New Jobs

Job postings for entry-level positions popular with new college grads fell by 73%, compared with before COVID-19 hit. And for the class of 2020 who have landed jobs it's often... Read more ...

Ford's new CEO named Amazon, Apple, and Tesla - not GM - as his key rivals...

Ford's new CEO named Amazon, Apple, and Tesla - not GM - as his key rivals. Industry experts say he's exactly right

Jim Farley, Ford's current COO and incoming CEO, didn't mention General Motors or Fiat Chrysler when discussing Ford's competition during a Tuesday conference call. "We know... Read more ...

A JPMorgan-backed personal finance app catering to children has doubled...

A JPMorgan-backed personal finance app catering to children has doubled users this year. Now it's eyeing ways to let kids play the stock market

Greenlight, the personal financial management app for kids and parents, has seen its user base double since the start of the year. With this growth, Greenlight is building an... Read more ...

Big Tech's record rally is being boosted by coronavirus - and growth rates...

Big Tech's record rally is being boosted by coronavirus - and growth rates are just getting started, BofA investment banker says

Rick Sherlund, Bank of America Merrill Lynch vice chairman of technology investment banking, said COVID-19 has accelerated a digital revolution and has boosted big tech. He... Read more ...

3 ultra-growth fund managers who are crushing the market during a chaotic...

3 ultra-growth fund managers who are crushing the market during a chaotic year told us how they're doing it - including their biggest themes and top picks for the future

Business Insider recently spoke with three growth-focused investment pros who are delivering very strong returns in 2020. Fund managers James Callinan and Chris Retzler, and... Read more ...

'Waking up suburbia': Trump's use of federal agents backfired, spurring...

'Waking up suburbia': Trump's use of federal agents backfired, spurring members of the 'Wall of Moms' and 'Wall of Vets' groups into action in Portland

The deployment of federal agents to Portland was supposed to quiet protests that began with George Floyd's death after an officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. It... Read more ...

Trump could do to China what Reagan did to Soviet Union, if he wins second...

Trump could do to China what Reagan did to Soviet Union, if he wins second term - economics professor tells Boom Bust

Beijing says it will not accept Washington's “smash and grab” policy of trying to force the sale of Chinese social media app TikTok. It's warned it will retaliate against what... Read more ...

Censys raises $15.5 million to bring attack surface management to more companies

Censys raises $15.5 million to bring attack surface management to more companies

Censys, a cybersecurity startup that provides an attack surface management platform to high-profile companies including Google, has raised $15.5 million. Read more ...

MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest Weekly Survey

MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest Weekly Survey

From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage applications decreased 5.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage... Read more ...