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Coronavirus economic updates: Dow spikes more than 800 points in early rally

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling.

Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the   ... Read More

Four tips to extend the life of groceries during coronavirus pandemic

artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With many people stocking up on food and staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to get confused by the dates listed on the label of certain food products with terms like “sell   ... Read More

Photographer offers free virtual photo shoots amid COVID-19 crisis

scyther5/iStock(NEW YORK) -- To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, businesses not deemed essential have been ordered to close, leaving millions of Americans without work. One South Florida photographer, however, has an innovative way of keeping his photography business   ... Read More

As millions work from home, some online buyers see shortages, price jumps in at-home tech

iStock(NEW YORK) -- With millions of Americans urged to work from home to further prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, many are dependent on at-home tech devices more so now than ever.

That's getting harder, and more expensive,   ... Read More

Hobby Lobby closes its stores after defying coronavirus stay-at-home orders

dbdurden/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Hobby Lobby finally closed all of its stores in the U.S. after the craft supplies company received backlash for staying open in at least one state amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.Nearly all of the store employees will   ... Read More

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

piranka/iStock(NEW YORK) --The U.S. government’s historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid relief package recently approved by Congress is highly vulnerable to fraud and abuse, oversight experts and veteran watchdogs who investigated abuse of the government’s financial system bailout more than a decade   ... Read More

What to know about hazard pay if you’re working during coronavirus crisis

Kameleon007/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As thousands of grocery staffers, delivery workers and other "essential" employees still head to work amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, recent searches for "hazard pay" have skyrocketed, according to Google data.

The once narrowly used labor   ... Read More

Coronavirus economic updates: US cuts 701K jobs in March, unemployment rate jumps to 4.4%

Gwengoat/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling.

Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy:   ... Read More

Here are three ways to save money amid coronavirus

Kritchanut/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As many Americans increasingly find themselves out of work and filing for unemployment amid the coronavirus pandemic, many have to find extra funds.

ABC News Technology and Consumer correspondent Becky Worley shared her tips for finding   ... Read More

Millions of Americans could wait months for mailed stimulus checks, IRS tells Dems

Pineapple Studio/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Millions of Americans could wait months for stimulus checks from the federal government, according to a House Democratic memo obtained by ABC News.

With millions of Americans unemployed in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, the   ... Read More

What to know about applying for unemployment insurance during coronavirus crisis

glegorly/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused unemployment levels to skyrocket, delivering a massive blow to the U.S. economy as a whole and shuttering, at least temporarily, thousands of businesses across the country.

A record-smashing 6.6 million   ... Read More

Coronavirus economic updates: Record 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment

ABC News Illustration / US Department of Labor(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling.

Here's the latest news on   ... Read More

MAC Cosmetics and Miley Cyrus kick off Viva Glam 2020 to dedicate $10 million to COVID-19 relief

Sasha Brazhnik(NEW YORK) -- MAC Cosmetics has fast-tracked the kick-off of the brand's annual Viva Glam campaign, which will allocate funds to provide relief for vulnerable communities across the globe that have been impacted by the novel coronavirus outbreak.   ... Read More

Nonprofit organizations ask for stimulus money as resources dry up during pandemic

iStock/Dean R Specker(WASHINGTON) -- While the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country, nonprofit organizations continue to operate some of their most important programs.

Whether it’s child care for essential workers, blood drives or online training sessions   ... Read More

Social Security recipients to get relief payments directly to bank account without filing tax return

iStock/fizkes(WASHINGTON) -- Bowing to pressure, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that Social Security beneficiaries will automatically receive their $1,200 emergency assistance payments without having to file a tax return – as originally required by the $2 trillion relief   ... Read More

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Coronavirus economic updates: Dow spikes more than 800 points in early rally

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling.

Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the   ... Read More

Four tips to extend the life of groceries during coronavirus pandemic

artisteer/iStock(NEW YORK) -- With many people stocking up on food and staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to get confused by the dates listed on the label of certain food products with terms like “sell   ... Read More

Photographer offers free virtual photo shoots amid COVID-19 crisis

scyther5/iStock(NEW YORK) -- To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, businesses not deemed essential have been ordered to close, leaving millions of Americans without work. One South Florida photographer, however, has an innovative way of keeping his photography business   ... Read More

As millions work from home, some online buyers see shortages, price jumps in at-home tech

iStock(NEW YORK) -- With millions of Americans urged to work from home to further prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, many are dependent on at-home tech devices more so now than ever.

That's getting harder, and more expensive,   ... Read More

Hobby Lobby closes its stores after defying coronavirus stay-at-home orders

dbdurden/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Hobby Lobby finally closed all of its stores in the U.S. after the craft supplies company received backlash for staying open in at least one state amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.Nearly all of the store employees will   ... Read More

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

piranka/iStock(NEW YORK) --The U.S. government’s historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid relief package recently approved by Congress is highly vulnerable to fraud and abuse, oversight experts and veteran watchdogs who investigated abuse of the government’s financial system bailout more than a decade   ... Read More

What to know about hazard pay if you’re working during coronavirus crisis

Kameleon007/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As thousands of grocery staffers, delivery workers and other "essential" employees still head to work amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, recent searches for "hazard pay" have skyrocketed, according to Google data.

The once narrowly used labor   ... Read More

Coronavirus economic updates: US cuts 701K jobs in March, unemployment rate jumps to 4.4%

Gwengoat/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling.

Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy:   ... Read More

Here are three ways to save money amid coronavirus

Kritchanut/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As many Americans increasingly find themselves out of work and filing for unemployment amid the coronavirus pandemic, many have to find extra funds.

ABC News Technology and Consumer correspondent Becky Worley shared her tips for finding   ... Read More

Millions of Americans could wait months for mailed stimulus checks, IRS tells Dems

Pineapple Studio/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Millions of Americans could wait months for stimulus checks from the federal government, according to a House Democratic memo obtained by ABC News.

With millions of Americans unemployed in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, the   ... Read More

What to know about applying for unemployment insurance during coronavirus crisis

glegorly/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused unemployment levels to skyrocket, delivering a massive blow to the U.S. economy as a whole and shuttering, at least temporarily, thousands of businesses across the country.

A record-smashing 6.6 million   ... Read More

Coronavirus economic updates: Record 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment

ABC News Illustration / US Department of Labor(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling.

Here's the latest news on   ... Read More

MAC Cosmetics and Miley Cyrus kick off Viva Glam 2020 to dedicate $10 million to COVID-19 relief

Sasha Brazhnik(NEW YORK) -- MAC Cosmetics has fast-tracked the kick-off of the brand's annual Viva Glam campaign, which will allocate funds to provide relief for vulnerable communities across the globe that have been impacted by the novel coronavirus outbreak.   ... Read More

Nonprofit organizations ask for stimulus money as resources dry up during pandemic

iStock/Dean R Specker(WASHINGTON) -- While the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country, nonprofit organizations continue to operate some of their most important programs.

Whether it’s child care for essential workers, blood drives or online training sessions   ... Read More

Social Security recipients to get relief payments directly to bank account without filing tax return

iStock/fizkes(WASHINGTON) -- Bowing to pressure, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that Social Security beneficiaries will automatically receive their $1,200 emergency assistance payments without having to file a tax return – as originally required by the $2 trillion relief   ... Read More

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