House set to vote Friday on $2 trillion stimulus despite objections from GOP lawmaker

The House of Representatives on Friday will attempt to approve the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week, expecting to be able to overcome...

What the coronavirus relief bill offers for small businesses

The $2 trillion coronavirus relief package the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on Wednesday offers as much as $367 billion in loans to the many small businesses across the country...

CORONAVIRUS White House, Senate reach deal on massive $2 trillion coronavirus spending bill

The White House and Senate leaders reached an agreement early Wednesday on a massive $2 trillion coronavirus spending bill aimed at alleviating the economic impact of the outbreak. "At last, we have...

Small businesses, slammed by coronavirus, plead for quick help

According to a 2018 U.S. Chamber of Commerce survey, one-third of businesses with fewer than 500 employees had no funds for unexpected expenses. People walk by an empty coffee shop...

Americans Could Get Government Money Fast to Soften Coronavirus Blow

WHITE HOUSE - The federal government is looking at quickly sending money directly to Americans to soften the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic. “I think we are going to...

Dow tumbles 2,700 points as Trump says this new normal could last until August

The Dow was down 2,700 points after President Donald Trump said American life might not return to normal until August. It had fallen as many as 2,800 points Monday. Trump also said...

Stocks resume trading after plunge forces a temporary halt

U.S. financial markets plunged as trading began on Monday -- enough to trigger a temporary halt to trading -- amid fears over the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak and uncertainty...

The Fed just hit the coronavirus panic button

The stock market -- and President Trump -- really wanted the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates as soon as possible because of concerns about coronavirus. Everybody got their...

Stock Markets Slammed by Coronavirus Fears

Stock markets around the world plunged further Friday on spreading fears over the impact of the new coronavirus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 974 points, or 3.8%, to 24,791...

Biotech company Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine is ready for first tests

US biotech firm Moderna has shipped an experimental coronavirus vaccine to US government researchers just six weeks after it started working on the immunization. Initial trials of the potential vaccine could begin...