Fed and Treasury Bosses Back More Aid for Small Businesses

Fed and Treasury Bosses Back More Aid for Small Businesses

#Fed #Treasury #Aid #SmallBusinesses Tuesday, top US economic policymakers opened the door to further aid for small businesses hit by the virus-triggered instant recession. In testimony before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Fed Chairman Powell were pressed by lawmakers concerned the multi-trillion-dollar effort to battle the economic fallout from […]

Congress Told Small Business Owners are Facing Financial Ruin

Congress Told Small Business Owners are Facing Financial Ruin

#Congress #retailers #restaurants #consultants #manufactures #financial #ruin #PPP #SBA #loans #NYSE $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “From retailers and restaurants to consulting and manufacturers, small-business owners are facing a future of potential financial ruin that will make the nation’s current economic downturn last years longer than it must,” the America’s corporate leaders said in their […]

Republican Lawmakers Rally to Pay American Businesses for Property Damage from the Violent Rioting

Republican Lawmakers Rally  to Pay American Businesses for Property Damage from the Violent Rioting

#Republican #lawmakers #PresidentTrump #violent #rioting #looting #aid/relief/stimulus #property #damage The $1-T aid/relief/stimulus package proposed by Republicans will compensate businesses for vandalism or looting due to public disturbances that occurred during Y 2020. And President Trump wants to send Americans more checks to shore up household finances. Republican lawmakers unveiled a $1-T coronavirus aid/relief/stimulus package, dubbed […]

US Should Consider Forgiving All Small Business PPP Loans

US Should Consider Forgiving All Small Business PPP Loans

#Tresaury #PPP #loans #SmallBusiness #forgive #C19coronavirus #NYSE $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The federal government should weigh forgiving all “small” loans provided under the Paycheck Protection Program during the C-19 coronavirus chaos, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. “We should consider forgiving all small loans, but would need fraud protection,” Secretary Mnuchin told the House […]

Only in America: vicious Trump Critic Robert De Niro’s Nobu Took $28-M in Taxpayer Loans

Only in America: vicious Trump Critic Robert De Niro’s Nobu Took $28-M in Taxpayer Loans

#Nobu #DeNiro #PPP #Loans #America #Taxpayer #luxury #restaurant #hotel #sushi #SBA #Hollywood #coronavirus Nobu, the international luxury chain of sushi restaurants and hotels has taken $27.7-M in loans from the SBA relief program as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to recently released government filings. The chain includes 46 restaurants and 13 luxury […]

Record US Job Growth Beats All Expectations in June Marking an All-time Record

Record US Job Growth Beats All Expectations in June Marking an All-time Record

#job #NFPs #ADP #growth #economy #PresidentTrump #coronavirus #recession #consumer #spending #aidreliefstimulus Just In: NFPs increased more than expected in June, the NFPs increased by 4.8-M and the prior month’s increase was revised up to 2.7-M from 2.509-M Continuing my discussion with economist Bruce WD Barren, he went on to say: “Expect the US growth to […]

Independence Day Observed Friday for US Markets

Independence Day Observed Friday for US Markets

#IndependenceDay #US #stock #markets #DJIA #NFPs #jobs #investors #PresidentTrump #economy #WhiteHouse #PPP #vaccine #C19coronavirus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Stocks rose Thursday and gained on the week, as investors cheered the resiliency of a US economy that created nearly 5-M jobs in June and the number for May revised to nearly 3-M. President Trump said June’s better-than-expected […]

US Senate Extends Small Business C-19 coronavirus Aid/Relief Program

US Senate Extends Small Business C-19 coronavirus Aid/Relief Program

#Senate #coronavirus #Aid/Relief #PPP #loans #consumers #economy Tuesday, the GOP led Senate approved a temporary extension of a popular subsidy program for small businesses in an unexpected development that came as spikes in C-19 coronavirus cases in many states are causing renewed shutdowns of bars and other businesses. The move came just hours before a […]

Hardest Hit US Businesses President Trump’s Next Aid/Relief Focus (Video)

Hardest Hit US Businesses President Trump’s Next Aid/Relief Focus (Video)

#aid/relief #businesses #rally #Fed #FOMC #Congress #PPP #economy #PresidentTrump $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Fed Chairman Powell and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin testified before the House Financial Services Committee about the measures taken to support the economy. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress Tuesday that The Trump Administration wants the next round of economic aid/relief to […]

The C-19 coronavirus Will Not Shutdown the US Economy Again

The C-19 coronavirus Will Not Shutdown the US Economy Again

The United States cannot let the C-19 coronavirus shut down its economy again, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. He added that more than $1-T in aid/relief funds will flow into the economy over the next month. Secretary Mnuchin said he is prepared to go back to Congress for more money to support the economy, but additional […]

Just 38% of Small Businesses Applying for Aid Received C-19 Coronavirus Loans

Just 38% of Small Businesses Applying for Aid Received C-19 Coronavirus Loans

Almost 75% of small businesses in a survey applied for help from a federal loan program designed to keep workers employed during the C-19 coronavirus chaos, but only 38% of small businesses received any money, according to survey results the US Census Bureau released Thursday. Crude Oil extraction and mining businesses had the best success […]

Opening Up Triggers US Consumer Spending

Opening Up Triggers US Consumer Spending

$BAC Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) is starting to see consumer spending edge higher after diving on the start of the coronavirus lockdown. The beginning increase follows a 30% fall. Now it is showing up as consumers buy more groceries, restaurant meals, clothing and gasoline, Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan said in a TV interview Friday. […]

Moderate Congressional Democrats Want Quick Deal on Small-business Coronavirus Aid

Moderate Congressional Democrats Want Quick Deal on Small-business Coronavirus Aid

Friday, 15 moderate Democrats, the Key to their party’s control of the US House of Representatives urge Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to move quickly to replenish a fund to help small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, with “No Excuses” saying other party priorities can wait. Both Democrats and Republicans did not end the stalemate […]

The ‘Main Street’ Lending Program, Who Got the Money so Far

The ‘Main Street’ Lending Program, Who Got the Money so Far

$RUTH $SHAK Over 2 wks, the US government pledged $350-B to Main Street businesses across America desperate for cash after coronavirus lockdowns. A picture is emerging of who got the money. More than 25% of the total went to fewer than 2% of the firms that got relief. They include a number of publicly traded […]

“May is the ‘Transition’ Month, the Economy Will Resume”

“May is the ‘Transition’ Month, the Economy Will Resume”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, the White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow that May will be a “transition month” for the United States while it recovers from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but he “firmly” believes the economy will improve from its sudden closures.  “We will get to the other side and we […]

SBA Virus Lending Program Enhanced by Fed and Treasury

SBA Virus Lending Program Enhanced by Fed and Treasury

The Fed and the Treasury to buy debt issued by banks that lend through a $349-B government program designed to help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus. The Small Business Administration (SBA) Friday processed more than 28,000 loans through 1,200 local lenders worth $5.4-B. Now, those lenders that originated the loans will see the government […]

The Future is in Asia

The Future is in Asia

Global-strategy adviser Parag Khanna describes the ways that the world economy is increasingly Asia-centric and will be moving even more swiftly in that direction. Here’s why More than 50% of the world’s population lives in Asia, where economies are growing quickly and becoming increasingly interconnected in culture, business, and trade. In this piece Parag Khanna, […]