Business

What the New COVID Relief Package Means for Your Money

A second wave of federal coronavirus relief totaling $900 billion could begin flowing to millions of Americans as soon as the year’s end, nearly nine months after Congress passed the original…

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Business Briefs – December 22, 2020

Congress’ Rescue Aid: A Dose Of Support, but Is It Enough? WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ rescue aid package will provide urgently needed benefits to the unemployed, loans to help small…

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Wall Street Drops on Fears over New Coronavirus Strain

Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Monday, as a more-virulent strain of the coronavirus in Britain sparked fears of fresh disruptions and weighed on investors’ expectations of a vaccine-led economic…

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Business Briefs – November 25, 2020

U.S. Brands Vietnam, Switzerland As Currency Manipulators WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department has branded Vietnam and Switzerland as currency manipulators while putting China and nine other countries on…

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U.S. Labels Switzerland, Vietnam as Currency Manipulators

The Trump administration called Switzerland and Vietnam currency manipulators on Wednesday. In a long-overdue foreign exchange report, the U.S. Treasury also added India, Thailand and Taiwan to a watchlist of…

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Bitcoin Breaks Above $20,000 for First Time

Bitcoin smashed through $20,000 for the first time on Wednesday, its highest ever. The cryptocurrency jumped 4.5% to move as high as $20,440. It has gained more than 170% this…

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