Month: May 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a protective face shield during a tour of the Ford Rawsonville Components Plant that is manufacturing ventilators, masks and other medical supplies during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Ypsilanti, Michigan, U.S., May 21, 2020. Leah Millis | REUTERS Independents voters, a key swing voting bloc for the 2020
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Like Apple‘s, Google‘s and Amazon‘s founders before him, in 2013 Chieh Huang launched bulk grocery and household goods e-commerce company Boxed out of a garage — his parents’ two-car garage in New Jersey, to be exact. In 2018, Huang sold a minority stake in Boxed to Japan’s Aeon Group, in a deal that valued the company at $600
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States across the U.S. continue to chart their own paths forward, trying to thread the needle between public health concerns and efforts to restart the economy amid mass unemployment. Another 2.1 million people filed jobless claims over the past week while continuing claims, or those who have been collecting for at least two weeks, reached 21.05 million,
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The former Calabasas, California home of Kylie Jenner is on the market for $3.6 million. The house is located in the exclusive Oaks neighborhood, where her mother, Kris Jenner, and sisters, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, also owned properties.  In 2015, when she was 17, Jenner bought the house for $2.6 million. She sold it two years later
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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted millions of Americans financially, with 2.1 million workers claiming unemployment benefits for the week ending May 23. In total, nearly 41 million people have filed for unemployment benefits since early March.  While the effects of these job losses have impacted everyone, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women are
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On Wednesday, Stanford University president Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced in a letter to the Stanford community that the school was facing financial challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic and that some reduction in the school’s workforce would likely be “unavoidable.”  “We don’t yet know the scale of job reductions. We hope they will be limited, but
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Residents wait in line for free groceries from a pop-up food pantry amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Chelsea, Massachusetts, May 19, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters The historic job losses suffered around the world are disproportionately affecting women, Citi said in a new research report. On top of being an inequality issue, there
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday he’s concerned the stock market’s rally from its March lows may run out of steam unless Congress approves additional coronavirus relief measures.  “Without another package, I know it’s trillions of dollars, we’re just going to kind of sputter out,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” ”I get worried. It’s just too many people that
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