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Tracking the economic impact of COVID-19 in U.S.

Cortera, a provider of credit data, has launched a useful tracking tool that maps the economic impact of COVID-19 on small businesses...

True “unemployment” at 60 Million? (Fun with math)

Reuters reported that: "26.5 million Americans have sought unemployment benefits since mid-March..." The first wave of PPP loans was...

New York City-based manufacturers now making low-cost “bridge” ventilators

Several weeks ago, we posed the question: what role could grass-roots innovators play in easing the respirator shortage? Well,...

IMF: “Great Lockdown of 2020” creating worst recession since the 1930s

What the IMF is now calling the "Great Lockdown of 2020" is expected to depress global GDP growth to -3.1 in the...

Car washes morphing into anti-COVID disinfecting stations

It's intriguing to follow small businesses adapt to life in post-COVID America. Autobell Car Wash -- a chain with operations in North...

Working at home can put a strain on the drain

With millions of Americans confined to their homes due to the COVID crisis, home plumbing systems are finding themselves under vastly increased...

Time to sew masks!

My sister found our mom's sewing machine and pulled it out of storage, and I think that the kids and I will...

Amtrak gets $1.02 B in COVID-19 aid, employs new sanitation protocols

Concerns that non-airline and non-truck forms of transportation would be shortchanged in federal COVID-19 relief apportionments were recently allayed by the news that Amtrak,...

Did Everyone @ Fed Forget Valuation 101

Why are all the financial press agreeing with the Fed's easy money bandaid?  Every course I took at Yale School of Management and every book...

5 Reasons Fed efforts are Unlikely to stop market fall

Hey, It's been 30 years since I majored in economics and 28ish years since I got my MBA/MPPM from Yale so my finance skills...

Study: Many U.S. workers unprepared for telework

A new study from Leesman, a workplace productivity consultancy firm, casts doubt on the U.S. economy's ability to effectively work from home....

DeLauro: Insurance issues threaten N95 mask allocation to hospitals

In testimony before Congress on U.S. coronavirus (COVID-19) response, chairwoman DeLauro asked CDC Director Robert Redfield for help addressing what she believes to be...
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The epic battle between US Dollar Versus Cryptocurrencies Who will blink first. “

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Not Your Father’s Startup

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Why Kenya’s giant fig tree won over a President.

Governments are not always known to listen to their people. In Kenya people have been pleading with government and politicians to...

Some Great Digital Yoga Resources If Your studio is Still Closed

Everyone has their own routines for trying to stay sane and healthy during quarantine. Some people work on their sourdough skills,...