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In this image taken from video provided by the New York Stock Exchange, Tommy Gannon, Assistant Supervisor, Facilities, rings the opening bell at the NYSE, and recognizes the Sodexo food services staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in New York. (New York Stock Exchange via AP)
Associated Press
April 07, 2020 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A big rally on Wall Street suddenly vanished Tuesday, undercut in part by another plunge in the price of oil. The S&P 500 dipped 0.2% after erasing a surge of 3.5% earlier in the day. The market’s gains faded as the price of U.S. crude oil abruptly flipped from a gain to a steep...
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In this photo taken from video provided by the New York Stock Exchange, Chief Security Officer Kevin Fitzgibbons rings the opening bell at the NYSE, Monday, April 6, 2020, recognizing Patsy Graham, a registered nurse at North Shore University Hospital Northwell Health, in Manhasset, NY. Stocks jumped in markets around the world Monday after some of the hardest-hit areas offered sparks of hope that the worst of the coronavirus outbreak may be on the horizon. (New York Stock Exchange via AP)
Associated Press
April 06, 2020 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors grabbed hold of a few glimmers of hope Monday that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing and sent stocks surging in a worldwide rally, capped by a 7% leap for the U.S. market. The number of new coronavirus cases is dropping in the European hotspots of Italy and Spain...
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WWL Newsroom
April 05, 2020 - 8:06 am
A Louisiana CPS says small businesses need to “get in line” now for coronavirus SBA loans.
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Small Business Administration’s $350-Billion paycheck protection program
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Thomas Perumean
April 04, 2020 - 11:49 am
Government practically giving away money to business to protect economy
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Trader Joe's
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Chris Miller
April 03, 2020 - 11:09 am
Trader Joe's grocery store in Metairie reopened today, after spending two days shut down for cleaning
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In this photo taken from video provided by the New York Stock Exchange, Robert Glorioso, Chief, Building Engineering Operations, rings the opening bell at the NYSE, Thursday, April 2, 2020. Stocks are wavering between small gains and losses early Thursday after a report showed a record number of Americans lost their jobs last week due to the coronavirus outbreak. (New York Stock Exchange via AP)
Associated Press
April 02, 2020 - 10:53 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Friday after Wall Street gained for the first time in three days on stronger oil prices despite enduring uncertainty about how long the global economic decline due to the coronavirus pandemic will last. Tokyo and Seoul rose while Shanghai, Hong Kong and Sydney...
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Associated Press
April 02, 2020 - 3:45 pm
Memo: Some in US may not get stimulus checks until August.
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Morning Business Report
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 02, 2020 - 2:05 pm
Louisiana businesses can get low interest loans they won't have to start paying back for six months at 3.5%.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 28, 2020 - 7:09 am
Louisiana businesses can get help navigating the aid available during the coronavirus crisis. Here are some resources for businesses look for help as COVID-19 and its impacts hurt companies across the state.
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FILE - In this March 17, 2020 file photo, people wait in line for help with unemployment benefits at the One-Stop Career Center in Las Vegas. A record-high number of people applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs engulfed the United States in the face of a near-total economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. The surge in weekly applications for benefits far exceeded the previous record set in 1982. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Associated Press
March 26, 2020 - 8:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — nearly five times the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. The surge in weekly applications was a stunning reflection of the damage the viral outbreak...
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