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A mounting casualty of coronavirus crisis: Health care jobs

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Tens of thousands of medical workers across the United States are suddenly out of work as operating rooms and doctor's offices go dark, casualties of urgent calls to prioritize coronavirus patients at overwhelmed hospitals...

 

Virus outbreak threatens old-school business in Dells

LAKE DELTON, Wis. (AP) — There are places in this enclave of water parks, fudge shops and endless restaurants that offer nostalgia. Boat and Duck tours come to mind, along with horse-drawn wagon rides through Lost Canyon and afternoons on the...

 

Deemed 'critical,' soap manufacturer ramps up production

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Vanguard Soap was founded in 1943 at the height of World War II and was immediately part of the national wartime infrastructure. For only the second time in the company's history, it's being called on to maintain production,...

 

Stocks end another whipsaw day solidly higher, led by energy

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing solidly higher after another whipsaw day, giving the market its first gain in three days. Major U.S. indexes rose more than 2% Thursday. Energy stocks led the way higher as the price of crude oil jumped 25%,... Full story

 

Trump admin tries to narrow stockpile's role for states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile and put forward a narrower vision of the role the federal government's repository of life-saving medicines and equipment... Full story

 

Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Friday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ____________ COSTS MOUNT: The pandemic...

 

Insurance marketplaces offer help with coronavirus job cuts

More than a million people could swamp the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces in the coming months as employers lay off staff during the coronavirus pandemic. The health insurance markets are a backbone of the Obama-era law that... Full story

 

AP Sources: Shipping tycoon helps Venezuela in quest for gas

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With gas lines across Venezuela growing, a controversial shipping magnate has stepped in to prevent the country from running out of fuel amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press has learned. The fuel shortage, i... Full story

 

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark crude oil rose 39 cents to settle at $20.48 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil, the international standard, fell 2 cents to close at $22.74 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline fell 1 cent to 57 cents a gallon. Heating oil fell 1 cent to $1.01 a...

 

Stocks fall, capping Wall Street's worst quarter since 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Tuesday to close out Wall Street's worst quarter since the most harrowing days of the 2008 financial crisis. The S&P 500 dropped a final 1.6%, bringing its loss for the first three months of the year to 20% as...

 

Farmworkers key to keeping US fed are wary of virus spread

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Salvador Calzadillas isn't worried about catching the coronavirus when he's picking mandarin oranges in the trees in central California. But he said the mere act of getting to the groves each day puts him and his wife,...

 

Flour donation allows Utah bakery to continue bread giveaway

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Brett Borg thought the offer for free flour was a joke. He was busy baking the bread Schmidt's Pastry Cottage has been giving away each day since the economic impacts of the new coronavirus started hitting Utah, so when a call...

 

Pizzeria borrows to keep workers on job, spurs donations

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — This is a story about bosses and their workers, in the dark days of COVID-19. It's also a story about how one good turn deserves another and yet another. And this being New Jersey, it's also a story about pizza. Bryan Morin and...

 

Federman & Sherwood Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against HF Foods Group, Inc.

OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 30, 2020-- Federman & Sherwood announces that on March 29, 2020, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against HF Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HFF...

 

Job cuts pile up, Ford to make ventilators at parts plant

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Monday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. _______ AIR CARE: Britain's health...

 

Half-million infected worldwide as economic toll rises

The human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday as India struggled to feed the multitudes, Italy shut down most of its industry, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits in...

 

Trump boosts virus aid, warns governors to be 'appreciative'

WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of desperate pleas from the nation's governors, President Donald Trump took a round of steps to expand the federal government's role in helping produce critically needed supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic even...

 

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help...

 

Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators

DETROIT (AP) — President Donald Trump issued an order Friday that seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators for coronavirus patients under the Defense Production Act. Trump said negotiations with General Motors had been productive, "but...

 

'The whole city laid off': US jobless claims climb sky high

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barely a week ago, David McGraw was cooking daily for hundreds of fine diners at one of New Orleans' illustrious restaurants. Today, he's cooking for himself, at home — laid off along with hundreds of thousands of people across...

 

Census address work succeeded despite trouble hiring staff

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Even though the U.S. Census Bureau had trouble finding workers for its massive address-verification work late last summer, it managed to complete the job under budget because of better-than-expected productivity of its...

 

Business Fallout: Airlines beg for aid; Google launches site

The rapid worldwide spread of the coronavirus since it was first revealed in China less than three months ago has dealt an unparalleled shock to the global economy. Following are weekend business developments related to the outbreak as governments at... Full story

 

US tourists stranded abroad desperate as they try to return

Linda Scruggs and Mike Rustici trained for months to hike the winding trails leading to Machu Picchu's complex of Inca ruins. So they were thrilled when their flight landed earlier this month in the Peruvian capital. They did part of their trek but w... Full story

 

Business Fallout: Marriott to furlough thousands of workers

The rapid worldwide spread of the coronavirus since it was first revealed in China less than three months ago has dealt an unparalleled shock to the global economy. Following are weekend business developments related to the outbreak as governments...

 

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Wall Street ended another turbulent day mostly lower as investors wait to see if Democrats and Republicans can settle their differences on an economic rescue package. Major indexes ended down about 3% Monday, having been down as much as 5%. Markets...

 

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