Au Pairs Come To The U.S. Seeking Cultural Exchange, But The State Department Often Fails To Protect Them

Au pair companies market their programs as a way to experience American culture. But many people told HuffPost it’s a poorly regulated, exploitative system that fails to act on allegations of physical and sexual abuse. Business – News, Opinion and … Read more…

McConnell formally unveils Senate Republicans’ stimulus proposal: ‘The American people need more help’

Senate Republicans on Monday are formally unveiling their stimulus proposal, which will serve as an opening bid ahead of bipartisan negotiations with Democrats as lawmakers scramble to respond to the ongoing economic and public health crisis sparked by the pandemic. … Read more…

‘They could have stopped the plague’: Trump says China trade deal unlikely after coronavirus

President Trump said Friday that brokering a trade deal with China is unlikely due to its botched handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “I don’t think about it now,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. “The relationship with China has … Read more…

SEC Rule Proposal Would Slash Number of Investment Managers That Need to Report Quarterly Holdings

The Securities and Exchange Commission proposed sharply raising the size threshold of funds required to report their U.S. stockholdings quarterly, a move that would end such disclosures for nearly 90% of current filers, including many hedge funds and mutual-fund firms. … Read more…

Coronavirus-enforced Champions League changes give CBS the platform to build an audience

The pandemic-enforced changes to the Champions League presented the perfect format for CBS to find to broadcast European soccer’s showpiece competition earlier than planned in the United States. Rather than the usual home-and-away series for the quarterfinals and semifinals, UEFA … Read more…

Insana: Main Street investors diving into speculative penny stocks and SPACs is disturbing trend

Many Main Street investors appear to be getting into dangerous investments based on tips from message boards, where unscrupulous individuals can manipulate these markets. Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: Best of Web Pricing! Search 280+ weekly Flights to Cuba, only on … Read more…

Watch live: World Health Organization holds press conference as coronavirus pandemic accelerates

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Surrounded by trees and with 1,200 solar panels, this Norwegian building could change how we think about factories

The buildings that produce the goods we use every single day are changing. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Trump is ‘clearly flirting with disaster’ by holding rallies and not wearing a mask, health expert warns

President Donald Trump is “clearly flirting with disaster” by holding rallies and attending events without wearing a mask, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, who was an adviser to the White House medical team under President George W. Bush, said Thursday evening. CNN.com … Read more…

6.24.20 Banks took in $11 billion in overdraft fees in 2019; Pay cuts are becoming more common

Overdraft fees are the worst. Mostly because they can be avoided! Pay cuts have become more common during the pandemic. Many employers are choosing pay reductions instead of letting employees go completely. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices … Read more…

Trump says he told his people too much coronavirus testing puts US at ‘disadvantage,’ contradicting staff

President Donald Trump says that though he never gave an order to slow down testing, he really did tell his people that the United States would look better if fewer coronavirus tests were performed. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics … Read more…

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he will talk to lawmakers about small business bailout disclosure

Mnuchin’s statements indicating the Treasury and Small Business Administration would not be disclosing the names of those who took out PPP loans angered high-ranking Democrats. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay off Credit Cards

House Democrats demand big bank CEOs disclose documents about small business loans in coronavirus bailout

The lawmakers want big banks to provide “all formal or informal guidance” from the administration about PPP requirements, and the “prioritization or exclusion” of loan applicants in underserved or rural markets. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay … Read more…

Another 1 million jobless claims show Congress may need to extend extra benefits set to expire

Economists say the latest jobless claims report shows adds weight to calls for the extension of expanded unemployment benefits. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Powerful US attorney who investigated Trump associates refuses to step down after Barr tries to push him out

Geoffrey Berman, the US attorney for the Southern District of New York, is resigning, the Justice Department said late Friday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds his final daily press briefing on the coronavirus outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding his final daily news conference Friday as the state moves forward with its reopening plans. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

45.7 million have filed unemployment during the pandemic—greater than the combined population of 23 states

Subscribe to How To Reopen, our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic. More than 1.5 million Americans filed initial unemployment claims in the week ending June 13. That’s an improvement of … Read more…

6.17.20 Target raising minimum wage to $15 an hour; T-Mobile outage and communicating when networks go down

Target is raising the minimum wage. Pay has gotten much better for retail workers in recent years and that trend is continuing. T-Mobile experienced a massive network outage yesterday. Clark talks about what went down and how you should look … Read more…

Trump administration asks court to stop release of Bolton’s book by claiming it would reveal government secrets

The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its dispute with former national security adviser John Bolton over the publication of his book, asking a court to stop its release next week and having top officials stand behind claims of potentially damaging … Read more…

Homebuilder sentiment posts biggest monthly surge ever, a sign housing is rebounding from coronavirus

Builder sentiment jumped a striking 21 points in June to 58, the largest monthly increase ever in the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Federal disaster loan program applications no longer limited to agricultural businesses

The Small Business Administration is reopening its Economic Injury Disaster Loan and EIDL advance grant portal to a broader array of eligible small businesses and nonprofits affected by the coronavirus pandemic, beginning Monday. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way … Read more…

Powell warns of ‘significant uncertainty’ about the recovery and says small businesses are at risk

The Fed chairman repeated warnings about the economy during the first day of his semiannual testimony before Congress. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% … Read more…