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Jobs Carnage Mounts: 17 Million File For Unemployment In 3 Weeks

JOBS CARNAGE MOUNTS: 17 MILLION FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT IN 3 WEEKS

The number of people seeking jobless benefits shot up again last week, as 6.6 million more of the unemployed filed first-time claims....

Amazon said it fired a protesting worker for breaking quarantine. Lawmakers say that timeline doesn't add up

AMAZON SAID IT FIRED A PROTESTING WORKER FOR BREAKING QUARANTINE. LAWMAKERS SAY THAT TIMELINE DOESN'T ADD UP

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Five senators are pressing Amazon over its decision to fire an employee who organized a strike over safety...

 
 
 
Taco Bell workers protest 'painful and absurd' free taco deal that they say is causing customers to swarm to stores during the coronavirus pandemic

TACO BELL WORKERS PROTEST 'PAINFUL AND ABSURD' FREE TACO DEAL THAT THEY SAY IS CAUSING CUSTOMERS TO SWARM TO STORES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Irene Jiang / Business Insider Taco Bell's Taco Tuesday deal is sparking backlash from workers, who are concerned that customers flooding...

Morgan Stanley CEO reveals in video to employees that he had the coronavirus and has recovered

MORGAN STANLEY CEO REVEALS IN VIDEO TO EMPLOYEES THAT HE HAD THE CORONAVIRUS AND HAS RECOVERED

Getty Images Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman tested positive for the coronavirus, he told employees in a video on Thursday. Gorman...

 
 
 
Dow climbs 500 points as new Fed stimulus offsets historic unemployment filings

DOW CLIMBS 500 POINTS AS NEW FED STIMULUS OFFSETS HISTORIC UNEMPLOYMENT FILINGS

US stocks climbed on Thursday, continuing gains from Wednesday, as t he Federal Reserve announced an additional $2.3 trillion in aid...

Panic attacks, dreams on hold, and depression: 3 Italian women describe what a month under coronavirus lockdown looks like

PANIC ATTACKS, DREAMS ON HOLD, AND DEPRESSION: 3 ITALIAN WOMEN DESCRIBE WHAT A MONTH UNDER CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN LOOKS LIKE

Marco Panzetti/NurPhoto via Getty Images Francesca Pelucchini, of Bologna, believes that leaders should have shut down things much...

 
 
 
The WTO warns that the coronavirus pandemic could create another Great Depression

THE WTO WARNS THAT THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC COULD CREATE ANOTHER GREAT DEPRESSION

Bettmann / Contributor via Getty Images The World Trade Organization expects global trade to fall between 13% and 32% because of the...

A Familiar Rhyme: What the Spanish Flu and the Roaring Twenties Tell Us About What Comes After Covid-19

A FAMILIAR RHYME: WHAT THE SPANISH FLU AND THE ROARING TWENTIES TELL US ABOUT WHAT COMES AFTER COVID-19

In 1918, an eerily familiar pandemic clenched a deadly grip on humankind. Erroneously referred to as the “ Spanish Flu ,” American...

 
 
 
'We need to be focused on surviving': A legendary biotech investor who's founded more than 40 companies shares his top advice for startups to get through the coronavirus crisis

'WE NEED TO BE FOCUSED ON SURVIVING': A LEGENDARY BIOTECH INVESTOR WHO'S FOUNDED MORE THAN 40 COMPANIES SHARES HIS TOP ADVICE FOR STARTUPS TO GET THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Flagship Pioneering CEO Noubar Afeyan is advising small biotechnology companies to consider partnering on research or stopping certain...

Coronavirus restrictions mean we need to rethink how we get food, UN expert says

CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS MEAN WE NEED TO RETHINK HOW WE GET FOOD, UN EXPERT SAYS

Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters Export and travel restrictions have disrupted global food supply chains, leaving crops rotting in the fields...

 
 
 
Jeff Bezos visited an Amazon warehouse and a Whole Foods to thank employees who are working during the coronavirus crisis

JEFF BEZOS VISITED AN AMAZON WAREHOUSE AND A WHOLE FOODS TO THANK EMPLOYEES WHO ARE WORKING DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday visited one of the company's warehouses and a Whole Foods, thanking employees who are working during...

Vandalization, price gouging, and 13-hour days: The plight of one of the last restaurants left in a Seattle's 'dying' Chinatown reveals the massive struggles of restaurants across America

VANDALIZATION, PRICE GOUGING, AND 13-HOUR DAYS: THE PLIGHT OF ONE OF THE LAST RESTAURANTS LEFT IN A SEATTLE'S 'DYING' CHINATOWN REVEALS THE MASSIVE STRUGGLES OF RESTAURANTS ACROSS AMERICA

Irene Jiang/Business Insider The coronavirus pandemic has dealt an unfathomable blow to independent restaurants, forcing many to close. Jade...

 
 
 
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says American businesses could reopen in May amid the coronavirus pandemic

TREASURY SECRETARY STEVEN MNUCHIN SAYS AMERICAN BUSINESSES COULD REOPEN IN MAY AMID THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

AP Photo/Evan Vucci Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that the US economy could reopen in May if President Donald Trump...

Covid-19 Conversations: Sommelier Erik Segelbaum on How to Help Furloughed Wine Professionals

COVID-19 CONVERSATIONS: SOMMELIER ERIK SEGELBAUM ON HOW TO HELP FURLOUGHED WINE PROFESSIONALS

Airing between regular episodes of the VinePair Podcast, “Covid-19 Conversations” takes an inside look at how the coronavirus crisis...

 
 
 
Data storage company Cohesity raises $250 million at a $2.5 billion valuation

DATA STORAGE COMPANY COHESITY RAISES $250 MILLION AT A $2.5 BILLION VALUATION

Enterprise-focused data storage startup Cohesity has raised $250 million in a series E round of funding, valuing the company at $2.5...

It's been 3 months since the first coronavirus case was reported. These photos show the 10 moments that defined the crisis

IT'S BEEN 3 MONTHS SINCE THE FIRST CORONAVIRUS CASE WAS REPORTED. THESE PHOTOS SHOW THE 10 MOMENTS THAT DEFINED THE CRISIS

The novel coronavirus , which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan last December, has since spread to more than 200 countries and...

 
 
 
The US is using its famous 'Ebola plane' private jet to rescue coronavirus-stricken Americans around the world. Take a look inside the modified Gulfstream

THE US IS USING ITS FAMOUS 'EBOLA PLANE' PRIVATE JET TO RESCUE CORONAVIRUS-STRICKEN AMERICANS AROUND THE WORLD. TAKE A LOOK INSIDE THE MODIFIED GULFSTREAM

Picture alliance/picture alliance/Getty The Gulfstream III air ambulance used by the US Centers for Disease Control and the US State...

80% of New York's coronavirus patients who are put on ventilators ultimately die, and some doctors are trying to stop using them

80% OF NEW YORK'S CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS WHO ARE PUT ON VENTILATORS ULTIMATELY DIE, AND SOME DOCTORS ARE TRYING TO STOP USING THEM

REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo Some doctors are trying to reduce their reliance on ventilators for some coronavirus patients as...

 
 
 
3 nurses in the UK forced to wear trash bags instead of real protective gear have tested positive for the coronavirus

3 NURSES IN THE UK FORCED TO WEAR TRASH BAGS INSTEAD OF REAL PROTECTIVE GEAR HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE CORONAVIRUS

Three UK nurses forced to wear bin bags because of a lack of protective equipment for front-line medical workers during the coronavirus...

Coronavirus patients are likely most contagious within the first week of symptoms, research suggests - or just before symptoms arrive

CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS ARE LIKELY MOST CONTAGIOUS WITHIN THE FIRST WEEK OF SYMPTOMS, RESEARCH SUGGESTS - OR JUST BEFORE SYMPTOMS ARRIVE

REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Research from Germany and China suggests COVID-19 patients are most contagious during the first week of their...