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1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

WASHINGTON - Nearly 1.9 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, the ninth straight decline since applications spiked in mid-March, a sign that the... Read more ...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's what's happened to it

In March, Congress authorized trillions of dollars in spending to help address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic - much of it aimed at getting cash into... Read more ...

Here's how much police officers make in every state

Here's how much police officers make in every state

Protests that started in Minneapolis on May 26 have continued across the US over the death of George Floyd after a police officer kneeled on his neck for almost nine... Read more ...

Tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 becomes first major US stock index to reach record...

Tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 becomes first major US stock index to reach record highs after coronavirus plunge

The Nasdaq 100 index set a new intraday record on Thursday, becoming the first major US stock index to fully erase losses from the coronavirus sell-off. The index peaked at... Read more ...

New Unemployment Claims Dip Below 2 Million In Sign Pace Of Job Losses May...

New Unemployment Claims Dip Below 2 Million In Sign Pace Of Job Losses May Be Easing

The Labor Department says about 1.9 million people filed for unemployment last week, but there are some signs that people may be returning to their jobs. Read more ...

'Glad he is gone': Trump lashes out at Mattis after he accused the president...

'Glad he is gone': Trump lashes out at Mattis after he accused the president of tearing America apart

President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter after his former secretary of defense, Jim Mattis, issued a statement sharply criticizing the president. Trump said that "probably... Read more ...

TD Ameritrade jumps as much as 6% after DOJ approves Charles Schwab takeover...

TD Ameritrade jumps as much as 6% after DOJ approves Charles Schwab takeover deal

Charles Schwab , the online broker, has received approval from the Justice Department for its acquisition of TD Ameritrade , CNBC reported Thursday . TD Ameritrade surged as... Read more ...

A once-obscure airline ETF has seen assets surge nearly 3,000% in 3 months...

A once-obscure airline ETF has seen assets surge nearly 3,000% in 3 months, boosted by millennial day traders

The US Global Jets exchange-traded fund, ticker JETS , notched its 64th day of inflows Tuesday, bringing total assets to more than $1 billion, according to Bloomberg data... Read more ...

Jimmy Carter calls out police injustice, but says violence is 'not a solution'

Jimmy Carter calls out police injustice, but says violence is 'not a solution'

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday expressed his dismay at racial injustice in the country, while also condemning violence as protests consume cities across the... Read more ...

American Airlines executives reveal why the airline is betting that July...

American Airlines executives reveal why the airline is betting that July will be the month the airline's recovery ramp up

American Airlines is planning to grow its domestic capacity for July, betting on increased travel demand as states begin to reopen following coronavirus lockdowns. The company... Read more ...