Month: July 2020

As we roll toward the half-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects on work, office space, and focus have been profound. Executives can now be found working out of what had been guest rooms, attics, or walk-in closets. The need to work in corporate offices, once considered indispensable, is now being rethought in its
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Dado Ruvic | Reuters With chronic asthma, food allergies and a heart condition, Thomas Silvera does everything he can to safeguard his health, including getting vaccines. So if and when a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, he said he’s leaning toward getting that, too. But before vaccines reach the market, they go through wide-scale testing for
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In the $1 trillion stimulus proposal released by Senate Republicans on Monday — the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools, or HEALS, Act — the $600 per week unemployment boost of the CARES Act, which expires Friday, would decrease to $200 per week. That’s because Republican leaders have largely said the extra $600 a week discourages people from returning to
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R- Ky., walks to the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, July 30. Democrats and Republicans have given no ground after three days of negotiations on a virus relief package as enhanced unemployment insurance for millions of out-of-work Americans and protections from evictions run out. Al Drago/Bloomberg via
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Upset couple in self isolation. getty Have you decided to get divorced during the COVID crisis? You are not alone. This prolonged period of quarantining is causing many people to reevaluate their lives. They have had enough of their spouses during this pandemic and decided to finally start anew.   If you have decided that now
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Bitcoin cryptocurrency representation is seen in this illustration photo taken in Poland on June 17, … [+] 2020 (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Unfortunately, scams are far too common in the cryptocurrency space. Last week, hackers broke into Twitter’s systems and lured innocent people into sending bitcoin into the
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Lee Kiser is a multifamily expert, active broker and Principal of Kiser Group, Chicagoland’s leading mid-market multifamily brokerage firm.  getty There is a broad spectrum of commercial real estate types to consider when investing. When the economy shifts or crises occur, multifamily has consistently proven its resiliency, stability and predictability. Multifamily is doing so again during Covid-19
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Alex Wong | Getty Images Amazon will report its fiscal second-quarter earnings after market close on Thursday. Here are Wall Street’s expectations for Amazon:  Earnings: $1.46 per share expected, according to analysts surveyed by Refinitiv Revenue: $81.56 billion expected, according to analysts surveyed by Refinitiv The company’s earnings will be impacted
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Senate Republicans proposed another stimulus check bill yesterday, the Coronavirus Assistance for American Families (CAAF) Act. Stimulus checks under the CAAF Act would provide $1,000 to eligible adults and dependents. As an example, an eligible family of four would receive $4,000. WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 24: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) talks to reporters after leaving a
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