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When will you get your check? IRS payment tracker is now online When will you get your check? IRS payment tracker is now online
- April 16, 2020

A day when some people would be mailing in money to the IRS. The Washington Post first reported the news on Tuesday, citing IRS officials to say that the process could slow their delivery by a few days. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin estimated more than 80 million people will have already received their payments by Wednesday, April 16. As part of the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ( CARES) Act , most adults are expected to receive up to $1,200 ... (more...)
Maine's new jobless claims drop sharply after three record-high weeks Maine's new jobless claims drop sharply after three record-high weeks
- April 16, 2020

In Missouri, there have been more initial unemployment claims filed during the past two weeks than were filed in all of 2019. "After an unprecedented climb, initial unemployment claims appear to have reached a vertiginous plateau", Gregory Daco of Oxford Economic said in an analysis. (more...)
Amazon fires 2 workers who publicly criticized warehouse conditions Amazon fires 2 workers who publicly criticized warehouse conditions
- April 16, 2020

Amazon said it supported "every employee's right to criticize their employer's working conditions, but that does not come with blanket immunity against any and all internal policies". Ms. Bowden said she didn't return. Costa said her son Van was in the next room when she took the call from HR. Cunningham and Costa were fired after they wrote tweets criticizing the company for putting workers and the public at risk and offering to match up to $500 in donations to a fund for Amazon warehouse ... (more...)
Trudeau poised to announce more financial support for small businesses Trudeau poised to announce more financial support for small businesses
- April 16, 2020

Opening up the country prematurely could expose Canada to another outbreak of COVID-19, he said. However, today's discussion among G7 leaders could be awkward, given that the teleconference call is to be chaired by Trump. The federal government will be sharing the cost of this wage support through a new transfer to these provinces, according to a Department of Finance background document. (more...)
Crude oil price plunges by 5% over demand slump, supply glut concerns Crude oil price plunges by 5% over demand slump, supply glut concerns
- April 16, 2020

Brent crude fell US$1.49, or 5 per cent, to US$28.11 a barrel as of 0827 GMT, giving up an earlier gain. The price of Nigeria's premium grade, Bonny Light, dipped yesterday to the lowest figure since the price of crude started plummeting at the global market, trading at $19.50 as against 21.06 per barrel Tuesday. (more...)
Trump says new guidelines aim to lift some lockdown restrictions
- April 16, 2020

Health experts including Anthony Fauci , Trump's top infectious diseases adviser, have cautioned that hastily reopening the economy might backfire and have stressed the importance of rapid and widespread testing. US President Donald Trump will tomorrow announce the details for the country to reopen after being virtually lockdown by the outbreak of the coronavirus , the pandemic which has killed more than 28,000 people in America. (more...)
USA stocks rise amid rallying tech shares USA stocks rise amid rallying tech shares
- April 16, 2020

European shares today and down sharply with the German DAX down -3.9%, the France's CAC down -3.76%, and Italy's FTSE MIB down -4.78% (see changes in the chart above). USA retail sales sank 8.7 per cent last month as widespread stay-at-home orders began to take a bite out of a key engine of the American economy. Commerce said that business inventories decreased 0.4% in February after falling 0.3% in January. (more...)
Coronavirus: Warning jobless rate will hit 1.4 million Coronavirus: Warning jobless rate will hit 1.4 million
- April 16, 2020

The Government's economic support measures are temporary, targeted and proportionate to the challenge we face and will ensure Australia bounces back stronger on the other side, without undermining the structural integrity of the Budget which Australians have worked so hard to restore. (more...)
Retail sales plunge a record 8.7 percent in March Retail sales plunge a record 8.7 percent in March
- April 16, 2020

US retail sales plummeted 8.7% in March, an unprecedented decline, as the viral outbreak forced an nearly complete lockdown of commerce nationwide. Retail sales plunged 8.7% last month, the biggest decline since the government started tracking the series in 1992, the Commerce Department said. (more...)
Coronavirus: Google recommends all North America employees to work from home Coronavirus: Google recommends all North America employees to work from home
- April 16, 2020

The coronavirus epidemic has spread to over 100 countries, infecting more than 1,18,000 people and killing over 4,200. The coronavirus continued to spread in the U.S.as health officials enforce new measures to contain the spread. "Take your laptop home every night". "As we're in a transition period in the USA -and to cover any gaps elsewhere in the world-Google is establishing a COVID-19 fund that will enable all our temporary staff and vendors, globally, to take paid sick leave if they ... (more...)
Kurt Angle released by WWE, others furloughed due to COVID-19 pandemic Kurt Angle released by WWE, others furloughed due to COVID-19 pandemic
- April 16, 2020

Additionally, McMahon announced WWE would be cutting the talent roster and overall headcount of employees retained, effectively immediately. Earlier today, PWInsiders Mike Johnson reported that WWE chairman Vince McMahon held a brief conference call with employees, and informed them of the measures noted above. (more...)
Jeff Bezos' fortune soars as Amazon workers protest safety Jeff Bezos' fortune soars as Amazon workers protest safety
- April 16, 2020

To help its employees during the crisis, Amazon also increased pay for hourly employees by $2 per hour in the U.S., Canadian dollar 2 per hour in Canada, and 2 euros per hour in many European Union countries. There have been massive losers among the moneyed set. Many in the gas and oil sector are hammered by the fall in crude rates. However there have also been remarkable profits. (more...)
Best Buy furloughs about 51,000 employees as coronavirus lockdowns slow business Best Buy furloughs about 51,000 employees as coronavirus lockdowns slow business
- April 16, 2020

Best Buy said on Wednesday it would furlough about 51,000 hourly United States store employees and that its sales dropped about 5 percent in the first two months of the current quarter, as the electronics retailer kept its stores shut due to the coronavirus pandemic . (more...)
International Monetary Fund sees 5% GDP contraction and double-digit unemployment in Romania this year International Monetary Fund sees 5% GDP contraction and double-digit unemployment in Romania this year
- April 16, 2020

They also asked private creditors to join the initiative "on comparable terms". Saudi Arabia is hosting the G20 meetings this year. "The cumulative loss to global GDP over 2020 and 2021 from the pandemic crisis could be around 9 trillion dollars (€8.2 trillion), greater than the economies of Japan and Germany, combined", Ms Gopinath said . (more...)
RITA tax filing deadline extended to July 15 RITA tax filing deadline extended to July 15
- April 15, 2020

If they fail to meet the regular FBAR 15 April due date, United States persons are allowed an automatic extension to 15 October. No late-filing penalty, late-payment penalty or interest will be due. This means that any individual or corporation that has a quarterly estimated tax payment due on or after April 1, 2020, and before July 15, 2020, can wait until July 15 to make that payment, without penalty. (more...)
COVID-19: Canadians drinking more during pandemic, poll shows COVID-19: Canadians drinking more during pandemic, poll shows
- April 15, 2020

And looking at different generations, 82 per cent of employees aged 55 and above said they feel safe at work, compared to workers aged 35 to 54 (70 per cent) and 18 to 34 (75 per cent). Calling family and friends, as well as taking more walks, were the next two most popular choices. Nanos conducted an RDD dual frame (land- and cell-lines) hybrid telephone and online random survey of 1,036 Canadians, 18 years of age or older, between March 30 and April 2, 2020, as part of an omnibus survey. (more...)
California tells insurance companies to give refunds amid COVID-19 California tells insurance companies to give refunds amid COVID-19
- April 15, 2020

Stay-at-home orders issued in Pennsylvania and New Jersey mean most people are not driving at all . A report by the University of California-Davis found that in the week after Newsom's order, traffic collisions dropped by 55% and injuries and deaths from traffic accidents fell 53%. (more...)
GitHub is now free for teams GitHub is now free for teams
- April 15, 2020

GitHub Free plan for teams with unlimited collaborators in private repositories, 2,000 GitHub Actions minutes/month, and GitHub Community Support. Ever since the company acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion back in 2018, it's been making a ton of positive changes to the service. (more...)
Huawei defends United Kingdom 5G role, appoints former BT chairman to United Kingdom board
- April 15, 2020

He said data usage had increased by at least 50% since COVID-19 first reached the United Kingdom, placing "significant pressure" on telecoms systems. Sir Mike spent a decade at BT from 2007, a period during which BT expanded its superfast broadband network, purchased EE for £12.5 billion, and separated Openreach into an independent company. (more...)
Turkey to free thousands of prisoners due to pandemic Turkey to free thousands of prisoners due to pandemic
- April 15, 2020

Some convicts are sent to open prisons towards the end of their sentences to serve out the remainder of their punishment as the state prepares them for release. Rights organizations and opposition groups have called on the Turkish government to unconditionally release journalists, activists, academics and others jailed exclusively for their political views. (more...)

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