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    Why More Women Have Lost Jobs During the Pandemic Why More Women Have Lost Jobs During the Pandemic 3:49
    Volatile Week for Markets and Macy's Furloughs Most of Its Staff Volatile Week for Markets and Macy's Furloughs Most of Its Staff 2:37
12:58 p.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
How canceled student-loan and mortgage debts could affect your taxes and the secret to selling a home quickly during a pandemic Friday's top personal finance stories Friday's top personal finance storiesFriday's top personal finance stories
12:15 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
As wildfires burn the West Coast, residents face another challenge: High prices pushing people out of urban centers Working-class Americans in states like California are more likely to see their homes go up in flames, but choosing a safer place to live isn’t necessarily straightforward in the age of climate changeWorking-class Americans in states like California are more likely to see their homes go up in flames, but choosing a safer place to live isn’t necessarily straightforward in the age of climate change.
2:20 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
How Trump and Biden tax policies could affect your paycheck and coronavirus cases linked to long flights early in pandemic Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance storiesMonday’s top personal finance stories
1:05 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Paul A. Eisenstein
This is exactly how much car prices have gone up New vehicle prices and ownership costs are reaching record levelsNew cars cost more than ever now. Here are some reasons why vehicle ownership costs are surging.
9:17 a.m. Sept. 19, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
‘This is just slowing the clock on evictions’: Why the CDC’s moratorium on evictions won’t solve America’s looming $100 billion rental crisis ‘The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in early September that it was establishing a temporary ban on evictions across the country’‘The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in early September that it was establishing a temporary ban on evictions across the country.’
12:21 p.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. poverty rate fell to record low in 2019 but the coronavirus is reversing the gains Five straight years of declining poverty interrupted by pandemicThe share of Americans living in poverty in 2019 fell for the fifth year in a row and dropped to the lowest level on record, but all the gains in recent years are being jeopardized by the widespread economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
8:01 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting another bullish reversal: S&P 500, Nasdaq rally from key support Focus: Japan’s stealth breakout attempt, Amazon narrowly holds key support, EWJ, AMZN, VFC, CROX, TMU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Monday, rising amid renewed vaccine optimism as well as merger and acquisition activity. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are concurrently rising from major support closely matching the 50-day moving average. The tandem successful retests preserve a bullish intermediate-term bias.
6:22 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. consumer prices surge for third month as cost of used cars soar, but inflation still low and expected to stay that way Consumer price index rises 0.4% in August; used car prices rev upThe cost of goods and services rose sharply in August for the third month in a row, but the increase mostly stems from a rebound in prices after a steep decline early in the coronavirus pandemic. Overall inflation is still quite low.
10:23 a.m. Sept. 10, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global death toll tops 905,000, U.S. toll above 191,000 and experts slam Trump for playing down virus ‘If we’d had widespread mask-wearing mandates, we could have reduced deaths by as much as 20% to even 50%,’ says one expertThe number of global fatalities from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 905,000 on Thursday and the U.S. death toll rose above 191,000, amid widespread criticism of President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis, after journalist Bob Woodward revealed that Trump admitted to him that he deliberately downplayed the virus in the early part of the outbreak.
1:55 p.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - By John C. Colwell
Why bankruptcy must be an option for homeowners and small businesses to survive this COVID-19 recession U.S. Bankruptcy Code should be overhauled to protect families and savingsThe U.S. Bankruptcy Code should be overhauled to protect families and savings.
1:54 p.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
This is one Trump tax cut you really don’t want Ending the payroll tax would hit 70 million voters who receive Social Security and MedicareEnding the payroll tax would hit 70 million voters who receive Social Security and Medicare, writes Paul Brandus.
5:20 a.m. Sept. 5, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
45 states have been approved to offer $300 extra in unemployment benefits — only 6 have started to distribute it An executive order by President Donald Trump called for distributing an additional $300 in weekly unemployment benefits from a $44 billion fund set aside for disaster reliefAn executive order by President Donald Trump called for distributing an additional $300 in weekly unemployment benefits from a $44 billion fund set aside for disaster relief.
4:01 p.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
Economists, including 7 Nobel winners, urge Senate to reject Judy Shelton’s Fed nomination Economists and former Fed officials argue Trump nominee is unfit, too partisanMore than 100 economists, including at least seven Nobel winners, have signed an open letter urging the Senate to reject Federal Reserve nominee Judy Shelton, calling her views “extreme and ill-considered.”
3:58 a.m. Aug. 31, 2020 - By Mara Rudman
To rebuild the economy, America needs a new social contract Too many women and people of color are not adequately compensated for their work. And too many hard-working people in critically important sectors are barely surviving at the economic margins. Too many women and people of color are not adequately compensated for their work. And too many hard-working people in critically important sectors are barely surviving at the economic margins.
12:27 p.m. Aug. 29, 2020 - By Alicia H. Munnell
Should we rethink how we tax Social Security benefits? 401(k) accounts, not contributory defined-benefit plans, seem like the more relevant benchmark today401(k) accounts, not contributory defined-benefit plans, seem like the more relevant benchmark today
1:20 p.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
What homeowners should know about the fine print in their insurance policies and which states are approved to offer $300 extra in unemployment benefits Friday's top personal finance stories Friday's top personal finance storiesFriday's top personal finance stories
11:08 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By William Watts
Who will replace Shinzo Abe? 5 things investors need to know about Japan prime minister’s resignation Abe’s resignation raises questions about the world’s third largest economyWill Abenomics survive Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation? Investors are focusing on the battle to succeed Japan’s longest-serving prime minister.
10:38 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
As Louisiana recovers from Hurricane Laura, here’s what homeowners should know about the fine print in their insurance policies Standard homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover damage from some types of natural disastersStandard homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover damage from some types of natural disasters.
5:42 a.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Home prices continued to rise in June, Case-Shiller index finds — as Americans face a growing affordability crunch The rising cost of owning a home could make renting even more appealing for many consumersThe rising cost of owning a home could make renting even more appealing for many consumers.
9:38 a.m. Aug. 20, 2020 - Associated Press
Hours ahead of Biden’s nomination acceptance, Trump visits former vice president’s Pennsylvania hometown In what can best be described as campaign trolling, Trump campaign stages an event just outside the former vice president’s birthplace in Scranton, mere hours before Biden formally accepts the Democratic nomination for presidentIn what can best be described as campaign trolling, Trump campaign stages an event just outside the former vice president’s birthplace in Scranton, mere hours before Biden formally accepts the Democratic nomination for president.
6:43 a.m. Aug. 20, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Jobless claims climb back above 1 million as recovery in U.S. labor market slows Disruption in federal $600 unemployment benefit may be influencing new U.S. jobless claims Initial jobless claims rose in mid-August and topped 1 million again, potentially pointing to an increase in layoffs or a pause in the number of people returning to work after a summer surge in the coronavirus.
6:28 a.m. Aug. 19, 2020 - By Pedro Nicolaci da Costa
To close the racial wealth gap, put more Blacks in the seats of power Financial regulatory agencies need diverse leadership to address the needs of allOnly a handful of Blacks have ever served in positions of leadership at financial regulatory agencies, which is one reason why Blacks continue to lag far behind in personal wealth.
1:54 p.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Not all COVID small-business stories end badly and wealthier parents are more likely to send their kids back to physical classrooms Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance stories
12:38 p.m. Aug. 13, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Did the expired $600 federal jobless benefit keep people from going back to work? Sudden drop in claims adds fuel to debate ‘When you pay people more to sit at home ... they sit at home’Did generous unemployment benefits discourage many workers from returning to their jobs? A big drop in people seeking benefits in the past two weeks after the end of a $600 federal stipend hints the answer might be yes.
12:32 p.m. Aug. 13, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Recession-proof your portfolio with these 4 stocks, says analystThe U.K. economy has officially crashed into recession following the economic shutdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
6:29 a.m. Aug. 12, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Consumer prices jump again in July, rebounding from pandemic lows, but inflation remains low Consumer price index rises 0.6% for the second month in a row The cost of many goods and services such as gas, autos, clothing and airfare rose in July and rebounded from pandemic lows, but inflation is still barely visible in the wake of a coronavirus-induced recession that sapped demand throughout the economy. The consumer price index rose 0.6% for the second month in a row.
8:35 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Here’s how much a reduction in extra unemployment benefits could slash consumer spending Such research may help inform the debate between Republican and Democratic lawmakers who continue to clash over federal unemployment benefits Such research may help inform the debate between Republican and Democratic lawmakers who continue to clash over federal unemployment benefits.
6:29 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Republican senator calls Trump’s stimulus executive order ‘unconstitutional slop’ As top Democrats Pelosi and Schumer urge congressional Republicans to return to the negotiating table, Trump engages in an intraparty war of words with Nebraska’s Ben SassePresident Donald Trump’s executive order and memorandum to stimulate the economy “is unconstitutional slop,” said Se. Benn Sasse of Nebraska.
8:23 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
The number of Americans skipping mortgage payments is falling — except among these borrowers Forbearance plans allow mortgage borrowers to make reduced payments or skip monthly paymentsForbearance plans allow mortgage borrowers to make reduced payments or skip monthly payments.
4:19 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Next coronavirus aid package probably won’t become reality this month after better-than-expected July jobs report, analyst says The July employment report ‘will further complicate negotiations on the next fiscal stimulus package,’ say other analystsFriday’s jobs report isn’t helping the talks on Capitol Hill over another big coronavirus relief package, according to some analysts.
6:04 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - Associated Press
Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse Marathon meeting in the Capitol Thursday night generated lots of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators. Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol generated lots of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators.
11:20 a.m. Aug. 6, 2020 - By Azure Gilman
‘I can’t believe this is America.’ Confronted with unprecedented need, New York food pantries try to fill in the gaps Organizations that serve the food insecure are struggling to serve more people than ever before The line for meals curves around the block. Roughly 25% of New York City’s population now faces food insecurity.
12:50 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Did the extra $600 unemployment benefit stop people from job hunting? These Yale economists say they finally have an answer Members of the Trump administration have argued that the extra $600 in unemployment benefits Americans are getting creates a disincentive to search for a new jobMembers of the Trump administration have argued that the extra $600 in unemployment benefits Americans are getting creates a disincentive to search for a new job.
12:56 p.m. July 31, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
The one state considering reinstating the $600 unemployment benefit and the first dog testing positive for the coronavirus in the U.S. has died Friday’s Personal Finance Stories Friday’s Personal Finance StoriesFriday’s Personal Finance Stories.
5:59 a.m. July 30, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Jobless claims rise for second straight week as U.S. economic activity slows down Continuing claims also rise, a sign of a pause in U.S. rehiringInitial claims for state unemployment insurance rose for the second straight week, the Labor Department said Thursday.
9:54 a.m. July 28, 2020 - By Alicia H. Munnell
Don’t cut the payroll tax — let’s help those without a job Social Security is the one program working wellSocial Security is the one program working well
8:53 a.m. July 25, 2020 - By Levi Sumagaysay
Thousands in Silicon Valley in danger of eviction as end of California moratorium nears Bills to extend state ban on renter evictions and a federal ban are in progress, but current pandemic protections are scheduled to end next monthMore than 43,000 households in the heart of Silicon Valley face eviction in the next few months even as local tech companies’ valuations soar, according to new research published Wednesday, a crisis that could creep across the nation as eviction moratoriums expire while the pandemic continues.
11:10 a.m. July 24, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally climbs to 15.6 million and U.S. hits 4.07 million as virus spreads fast in Florida, California and Texas Three members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average — Intel, American Express and Verizon — reported earnings with mixed resultsThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed to 15.6 million on Friday, and the U.S. case tally hit 4.07 million as the virus continued to spread in the South and West and more states reported that health care systems are steadily being overwhelmed.
5:51 a.m. July 23, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
The extra $600 Americans get in weekly unemployment benefits ends this month — how lawmakers are proposing to replace it Extending the extra $600 could discourage people from returning to work, some lawmakers sayExtending the extra $600 could discourage people from returning to work, some lawmakers say.
2:47 p.m. July 20, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
The share of Americans skipping their mortgage payments falls to lowest level in two months and a $5 billion ‘shadow debt’ market is helping keep for-profit colleges afloat Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance stories
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