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Unemployment rates in 43 states set record highs last month as the coronavirus pandemic forced nonessential businesses to close across the nation, according to federal data. See where your state ranks: https://cnn.it/2XoLzsZ
Nursing homes have no claim to their residents' stimulus checks, but that hasn't stopped some facilities from trying to take them anyway. https://cnn.it/3d15iFI
Americans took a small and cautious step to return to the skies this weekend, the start of the traditional summer travel season. https://cnn.it/2yzgIli
A Japanese woman known as "Gamer Grandma" to her 250,000 YouTube subscribers, started gaming almost 40 years ago. "After living for this long, I feel more than ever that playing games for this long was the right choice," she said. https://cnn.it/2LUJeAP
Certain areas across the US are reporting "an increase in rodent activity," as rats search for sources of food other than restaurant dumpsters amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the CDC https://cnn.it/2LTs5Hw
After car manufacturer Lincoln donated 110,000 face masks, Matthew McConaughey and wife, Camila Alves, loaded up their pickup and headed out to rural Texas to deliver the masks to hospitals in need. https://cnn.it/2Xr7box
Self-serve buffets and all-you-can-eat salad bars are facing an increasingly uncertain future amid the coronavirus pandemic, and Americans may have to swallow the idea of losing the ultimate symbol of dining freedom https://cnn.it/2ZvICcL
The New York Times has dedicated Sunday's front page and three inside pages to the names of 1,000 people who have died from coronavirus https://cnn.it/2Xtc1BV
The World Bank says the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 60 million people into extreme poverty, which it defines as having to live on less than $1.90 per day. https://cnn.it/2XpxZpd
RT @CNNBusiness: The shift to extended telework policies may have far-reaching consequences for the tech industry, affecting wages, commerc…
At one grocery store's salad bar, what used to be filled with lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers is now filled with mini liquor bottles, beer, mini cereal boxes and candy https://cnn.it/3eqIK1J
Sales of existing homes plunged in April, notching the biggest decline in a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales of previously owned homes fell 17.8% from March amid stay-at-home orders, with the biggest dips seen in the West. https://cnn.it/2WV4RqV
If you've ever sold an old smartphone or laptop, you probably thought to wipe the hard drive first, to protect your privacy. When we sell a car, or return a rental car, a similar thought may not cross our minds, but cybersecurity experts say it should. https://cnn.it/2ZDp8mu
The Treasury Department said it will start issuing some stimulus payments by sending a debit card to people in the mail https://cnn.it/2XhzENu
Netflix will start asking its inactive users if they want to keep their membership. If they don't want it, or if they don't respond, the company will automatically cancel their service. https://cnn.it/3ehGo4P
Astronomers have spotted a massive disk galaxy, not unlike our own, that formed 12.5 billion years ago when our 13.8 billion-year-old universe was only a tenth of its current age. https://cnn.it/3ggrRsa
Moderna's chief financial officer and chief medical officer executed options and sold nearly $30 million of shares combined on Monday and Tuesday, SEC filings reviewed by CNN Business show https://cnn.it/2TyC6hM
Executives are concerned about a prolonged recession, a surge in bankruptcies, high levels of youth unemployment and increased cyber attacks, according to a new report https://cnn.it/36n2qAH
Unemployment rates in 43 states set record highs last month as the coronavirus pandemic forced nonessential businesses to close across the nation, according to federal data. See where your state ranks: https://cnn.it/3bVZdct
NBA legend Magic Johnson has announced that EquiTrust Life Insurance Co., of which the Hall of Famer owns a majority, is providing $100 million in capital to fund federal loans for minority and women business owners who have been hit hard by the pandemic https://cnn.it/2A2m5cW
The shift to extended telework policies may have far-reaching consequences for the tech industry, affecting wages, commercial rents and even the way new companies are born, according to human resource execs, real estate professionals and venture investors. https://cnn.it/2WUs5xh
A Japanese woman known as "Gamer Grandma" to her 250,000 YouTube subscribers, started gaming almost 40 years ago. "After living for this long, I feel more than ever that playing games for this long was the right choice," she said. https://cnn.it/3gfoMbN
Hertz has filed for bankruptcy β€” the latest victim of the economic downturn amid Covid-19. The company has been renting cars since 1918 and has survived the Great Depression, the virtual halt of US auto production during WWII and numerous oil price shocks https://cnn.it/2WZRki5
When Kendall Neff tried the pizza she ordered on Grubhub from a local shop, she thought it tasted familiar. After some investigating, her suspicions were confirmed: The pizza wasn't from a mom-and-pop restaurant, but from Chuck E. Cheese. https://cnn.it/2XkuvEI
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many companies to embrace work-from-home solutions. For some, the transition may stick. https://cnn.it/2XtcQe6
When Eric Yuan founded Zoom, he set out to create a 'frictionless' video conferencing app to be used by businesses. But then a global pandemic turned Zoom into a household name https://cnn.it/3bVbKwS
Unemployment rates in 43 states set record highs last month as the coronavirus pandemic forced nonessential businesses to close across the nation, according to federal data released Friday. See where your state ranks: https://cnn.it/2TwMgPO
Here are business stories you need to read today. πŸ₯© The cost of beef right now is up 12% from last year 🏠 With housing inventory low, prices are climbing 🌏 Businesses fear the worst for Hong Kong's future 🏈 ESPN plans Tom Brady docuseries https://cnn.it/2ze02QH
The company has been renting cars since 1918, when it set up shop with a dozen Ford Model Ts, and has survived the Great Depression, the virtual halt of US auto production during World War II and numerous oil price shocks. https://cnn.it/2Tz0waZ
Hertz has filed for bankruptcy. The rental-car giant β€” which also operates the Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands β€” has been devastated by the plunge in travel since the coronavirus pandemic hit. https://cnn.it/36oXDyx
Universal Orlando plans to reopen to the public on June 5 https://cnn.it/2WWmJ4Y
The Trump administration is attempting to galvanize international anger at China's repressive Hong Kong human rights law to rally allies behind the White House's aggressive approach to Beijing. But the effort is receiving pushback from business leaders. https://cnn.it/2ZtJajj
Two former Goldman Sachs bankers got into an online brawl about reopening the economy that perfectly illustrates the conundrum the world faces during the pandemic. | Analysis by @DavidGoldmanCNN https://cnn.it/2TxQIOl
Tractor maker Deere said the government's stimulus efforts amid the pandemic could go a long way toward keeping the US agricultural industry afloat, providing a "leveling effect that has helped customers maintain their profitability throughout this year" https://cnn.it/2A3GzBY
A new social media campaign is encouraging Americans to "take out hate" and order takeout from local Asian restaurants that are battling discrimination and struggling to stay in business amid the coronavirus pandemic https://cnn.it/3cUx3je
It's one thing to come up with the best way to spread out tables in a restaurant for social distancing. It's quite another challenge to figure out how many people to put in a roller coaster car. So what will amusement parks be like when they open back up? https://cnn.it/2yvN28E
Here's a look at the business stories you need to read today. πŸ₯© The cost of beef is up 12% from last year 🏠 With housing inventory low, prices climb 🌏 Businesses fear for Hong Kong's future 🏈 ESPN plans Tom Brady docuseries https://cnn.it/3bXkYZs
Universal Orlando has presented a plan to reopen to the public on June 5 https://cnn.it/2ANQvA0
This Seattle pizza chain found it could lean on the remaining legs of its business β€” take-out and delivery β€” as the coronavirus pandemic hit Washington state. But ultimately, the biggest lift came from an unexpected source: Its beer taps. https://cnn.it/2TuE3Mc
It's one thing to come up with the best way to spread out tables in a restaurant for social distancing. It's quite another challenge to figure out how many people to put in a roller coaster car. So what will amusement parks be like when they open back up? https://cnn.it/2ANItHm
The candy that's known for its iconic rainbow is ditching their colorful symbol for Pride Month to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community https://cnn.it/3cYWbW0
The New York Stock Exchange is closed on Monday for Memorial Day, and it’s scheduled to reopen its iconic trading floor to some floor brokers on Tuesday. The so-called Big Board has been limited to all electronic trading since March 23. https://cnn.it/2WYTL4t
US markets headed into the holiday weekend with a mixed finish on Friday. ⬇️ The Dow fell 9 points, or less than 0.1% ⬆️ The S&P 500 gained 0.2% ⬆️ The Nasdaq advanced 0.4% For the week, all three major indexes rallied more than 3%. https://cnn.it/2TuZ0X7
The sales occurred after Moderna excited Wall Street before markets opened Monday by announcing encouraging vaccine trial results. Moderna's market value swelled to $29 billion β€” even though the company has no marketed products. https://cnn.it/3eh8nC1
Now that so many companies are working remotely, job interviews are happening on a computer screen. That brings additional layers of unease β€” tech issues, unexpected cameos from family members and the awkwardness of figuring out whose turn it is to speak. https://cnn.it/2XoB3BV
"Those living in America's biggest cities may be questioning whether they should hunker down or flee to bigger, more open spaces," Svenja Gudell writes for @CNNBusiness Perspectives. "But so far there's no data yet that shows it's a widespread phenomenon." https://cnn.it/3cYyzkk
Unemployment rates in 43 states set record highs last month as the coronavirus pandemic forced nonessential businesses to close across the nation, according to federal data released Friday. See where your state ranks: https://cnn.it/2Xj55at
When Kendall Neff tried the pizza she ordered on Grubhub from a local shop, she thought it tasted familiar. After some investigating, her suspicions were confirmed: The pizza wasn't from a mom-and-pop restaurant, but from Chuck E. Cheese. https://cnn.it/3e7DuQc
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many companies to embrace work-from-home solutions. For some, the transition may stick. https://cnn.it/2LWt9KJ
A pub owner in Washington, DC, had to lay off 138 of his employees. But even as his savings dry up and debts mount, he continues to keep the kitchen running to get food to first responders. @KristenhCNN reports. https://cnn.it/2LPnB4P
The shift to extended telework policies may have far-reaching consequences for the tech industry, affecting wages, commercial rents and even the way new companies are born, according to human resource execs, real estate professionals and venture investors. https://cnn.it/2A2BZE4
 
 
 
 
 
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