Tagged With Coronavirus Economic Relief

Boosted unemployment benefits supported the labor market better than expected, University of Chicago study says


US consumer spending leaps as late-December stimulus hits households, Bank of America says


One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could do more harm than good, says one top Wall Street strategist



Bank of America lifts its forecast for US economic growth on hopes for sweeping Biden-backed stimulus


Monetary stimulus will remain in place well into economic recovery, Fed Chair Powell says


US payrolls post surprise drop of 140,000 in December, the first decline since April as America's labour-market struggles continue



How the pandemic upended the US job market in 2020, leaving permanent scars in its wake


US stocks close mixed as stimulus optimism clashes with new virus strain


US stocks trade mixed as investors weigh $900 billion stimulus package against renewed virusfears


Treasury Secretary Mnuchin expects direct stimulus checks to be released next week, says he 'couldn't be more pleased' about deal


US stocks fall from record highs as Congress nears deadline without stimulus agreement


Inadequate stimulus will create the same risks that crippled the economic recovery following the Great Recession, experts say



US weekly jobless claims rise more than expected to 853,000 as labour-market recovery slows


The disappointing November jobs report has reinvigorated the push for end-of-year stimulus


The stimulus-plan compromise backed by top Democrats scraps a fresh wave of $1,200 direct payments that economists want


US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected to 712,000, offering an encouraging sign of labour-market recovery



A government watchdog says the Labour Department has been releasing flawed data — and finds that most states underpaid jobless Americans


Here’s how the US economy could transform under Biden after his appointment of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary — starting with sizable stimulus


US weekly jobless claims rise to 778,000, more than economist forecasts as labour-market recovery weakens


US stocks waver as stimulus friction and rising virus cases overshadow vaccine hopes