Tag Archives: economy

Besides millions of layoffs and plunging GDP, here’s another worry for economy: falling prices

Deflation, or falling prices, is another risk for the economy. Falling demand for goods and services could push down prices, creating a toxic cycle. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Mastercard’s plan to connect 1 billion more people and 50 million small businesses to digital economy by 2025

The payment processor is pledging to connect 1 billion people and 50 million small businesses to the digital economy by 2025. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Workers face ‘uphill battle’ proving firms liable if they catch COVID-19 as economy reopens

Are employers liable if workers contract coronavirus as businesses reopen after shutdowns? Showing firms are responsible could be challenging. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Unemployment: These are every state’s claims since the coronavirus shut the economy down

Filings for unemployment benefits have spiked since the coronavirus pandemic began, with 4% to 17% of each state’s labor force losing their jobs. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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A record 6.6M Americans file for unemployment benefits as coronavirus wreaks havoc on economy

The number of Americans filing jobless claims rose to 6.6 M last week. Some economists expect tens of millions of layoffs the next couple of months. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Initial jobless claims surged to record 3.3M last week as coronavirus takes heavy toll on economy

The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits for the first time surged to record 3.3M last week Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Can the economy predict the next president? Yes, if history is any indication

The U.S. economy has an impressive track record for predicting the next president, if history is any indication. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Economy, stock markets look even shakier after Trump announces European travel ban and NBA ends season

Dow futures fall 1,000 points after Trump announces travel ban Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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