Struggling beauty salons’ fury as barbers can trim beards yet brows still banned

“I think that’s the problem- they don’t know how anyone works… It’s been really, really hard. I’d only just become self-employed and the first year is already the toughest – you’re building your client-base, I was just starting out.

It’s official: U.S. economy entered recession in February

recession as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the private economics research group that acts as the arbiter for determining U.S. business cycles said on Monday.The Business Cycle Dating Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research said in a statement its members “concluded that the unprecedented magnitude of the decline in employment and production, […]

Rent’s due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off

Oderberg and his wife, Katie, have been making their mortgage payments. She’s on unemployment after losing her retail job. She’s also pregnant, and the couple fears running out of money after the baby arrives. They also have a 5-year-old daughter.

Mykonos: The ultra-chic Greek island struggling with the pandemic

Smaller hotels are faring better, but prices have dropped significantly, and average capacity across the island is at roughly 25 per cent, according to Koukas. Markos and Jessica run White and Grey, a small hotel a few kilometres outside town. They felt obliged to drop their room prices by almost 50 per cent because of […]

Covid-19: US enters ‘new phase’ of coronavirus pandemic as cases, deaths rise

At least four schools – Corinth High School in Mississippi, Greenfield Central Junior High School in Indiana and two schools in Indiana’s Greater Clark County Schools district – reported that a student had tested positive for the coronavirus during the first week back in session, forcing people who had been in contact with them to […]

US STOCKS-Wall St weighed down by fiscal aid uncertainty as tech boost fades

U.S. stocks opened higher on a boost from technology companies. Apple Inc surged as much as 7.1% to briefly take over Saudi Aramco as the world’s most valuable public company, as it delivered year-on-year revenue gains across every category and in every geography.

Wall Street weighed down by fiscal aid uncertainty as tech boost fades

Traders wearing masks work inside posts, on the first day of in-person trading since the closure during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files

US STOCKS-Wall St falls after historic GDP slump, Trump suggests election delay

“The short-term data indicates we’re kind of flattening out a little bit, which indicates the recovery is much less a ‘V’ and a little bit more a ‘square root sign’ at this point,” said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management in Chicago.

Wall Street falls after historic GDP slump, Trump suggests election delay

“The short-term data indicates we’re kind of flattening out a little bit, which indicates the recovery is much less a ‘V’ and a little bit more a ‘square root sign’ at this point,” said Paul Nolte, portfolio manager at Kingsview Asset Management in Chicago.

Coronavirus live updates: Case numbers prompt cautious optimism on state turnaround

10:22 a.m. Group of Pac-12 football players won’t play without changes: Twelve Pac-12 football players from nine schools say they will not play until concerns about playing during the pandemic and other racial and economic issues in college sports are addressed. “We believe a football season under these conditions would be reckless and put us […]