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The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of Americans to work from home over the past month, and likely into the foreseeable future.   Understandably, working remotely is easier for some employees than others, as coordinating with colleagues sprawled across the map can prove to be a difficult test of patience and technology. But what do you
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The historic $2.2 trillion stimulus package dramatically expanded unemployment insurance benefits for the millions of workers losing jobs and wages during the coronavirus pandemic. But while the relief bill was signed into law on March 27, it’s taken weeks for the U.S. Department of Labor to roll out guidelines to states, which administer unemployment programs, on how
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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted life for communities around the world and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, with experts suggesting that social distancing measures will be a necessary part of confronting the pandemic for several more months if not years.  For students setting their sights on a college education, life uncertainly
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10’000 Hours We are still shopping. But we’re shopping differently. Walmart is selling more tops and fewer pants. Jigsaw puzzles are having a moment. Streaming subscription services are offering longer free periods, and demand is sky-high. In the beginning, people were also panic-buying groceries to be sure they were stocked up. “Now that the normal
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Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, in an interview on February 17, 2016. David Orrell | CNBC  Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari said Sunday he expects the path to economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic will be a “long, hard road,” pouring cold water on hopes for a “V-shaped” rebound. Kashkari, who
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People waiting in line at an unemployment office. Yellow Dog Productions A coronavirus relief bill unveiled Tuesday would significantly expand unemployment benefits for Americans who lose their jobs due to the country’s recent economic contagion.  The measure would beef up the nation’s unemployment insurance program, a state-administered program that provides temporary income support for out-of-work
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The private-jet industry is asking Congress for bailout money, even as many private jet companies say sales are strong as wealthy flyers avoid commercial flights. The National Business Aviation Association, or NBAA, which represents private-jet companies and corporate jets, sent a joint letter with other industry groups to congressional leaders saying the industry is facing
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