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'In order to make a living I must put myself and my community in danger': Uber drivers say the company's inconsistent sick pay policy is pushing them to keep working - even if they get sick

'IN ORDER TO MAKE A LIVING I MUST PUT MYSELF AND MY COMMUNITY IN DANGER': UBER DRIVERS SAY THE COMPANY'S INCONSISTENT SICK PAY POLICY IS PUSHING THEM TO KEEP WORKING - EVEN IF THEY GET SICK

Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images Uber drivers have told Business Insider the company's restrictive and inconsistent coronavirus sick...

With Survival At Stake, Small Business Owners Frustrated By Aid Delays

WITH SURVIVAL AT STAKE, SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS FRUSTRATED BY AID DELAYS

The Paycheck Protection Program is meant to help small businesses keep workers on payroll. But first, businesses have to get the money...

 
 
 
More Aid Coming For Small Businesses, Senate Majority Leader McConnell Says

MORE AID COMING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES, SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MCCONNELL SAYS

The $350 billion small business program created in the massive coronavirus relief package is popular, and multiple senators say more...

The Coronavirus Economy: How I have been involved in the U.S. response as a social epidemiologist

THE CORONAVIRUS ECONOMY: HOW I HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THE U.S. RESPONSE AS A SOCIAL EPIDEMIOLOGIST

Subscribe to Fortune' s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus and its impact on global business. Carolyn...

 
 
 
UBS: Nearly $1 trillion in mortgage debt could be delinquent this year as a 'prolonged credit crunch' looms

UBS: NEARLY $1 TRILLION IN MORTGAGE DEBT COULD BE DELINQUENT THIS YEAR AS A 'PROLONGED CREDIT CRUNCH' LOOMS

Associated Press The late-March spike in unemployment stands to drive more than $1.1 trillion in debt delinquency across credit card,...

These are the 15 richest people in the world right now

THESE ARE THE 15 RICHEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW

The coronavirus pandemic has caused the wealth of the world's billionaires to drop by $700 billion from 2019, according to Forbes'...

 
 
 
Billionaire Blackstone boss Steve Schwarzman expects coronavirus to wipe out $5 trillion of US GDP

BILLIONAIRE BLACKSTONE BOSS STEVE SCHWARZMAN EXPECTS CORONAVIRUS TO WIPE OUT $5 TRILLION OF US GDP

Ramin Talaie/Getty Images Blackstone founder and CEO Steve Schwarzman expects the novel coronavirus pandemic to wipe out $5 trillion...

Indian state leaders want extension to world's biggest lockdown

INDIAN STATE LEADERS WANT EXTENSION TO WORLD'S BIGGEST LOCKDOWN

Several state leaders in India have called for an extension or only a partial lifting of current restrictions. They said that the 21-day...

 
 
 
European markets climb higher on hopes of Covid-19 pandemic recovery

EUROPEAN MARKETS CLIMB HIGHER ON HOPES OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC RECOVERY

Stocks in Europe opened stronger on Tuesday, following gains in US and Asia as investors' fears about coronavirus and its effects on...

Japan plans to plow $1 trillion into its economy to combat a coronavirus downturn

JAPAN PLANS TO PLOW $1 TRILLION INTO ITS ECONOMY TO COMBAT A CORONAVIRUS DOWNTURN

Kent Nishimura/Getty Images Japan will provide $1 trillion in aid relief to mitigate the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus. The...

 
 
 
In Apparent Slap At Trump, JPMorgan Chase CEO Rips Botched COVID-19 Planning

IN APPARENT SLAP AT TRUMP, JPMORGAN CHASE CEO RIPS BOTCHED COVID-19 PLANNING

“As a nation, we were clearly not equipped for this global pandemic, and the consequences have been devastating," Jamie Dimon wrote...

Why Goldman Sachs' chief technology officer says the coronavirus pandemic will accelerate the Wall Street giant's investment in digital tools like a VR-based trading desk

WHY GOLDMAN SACHS' CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER SAYS THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC WILL ACCELERATE THE WALL STREET GIANT'S INVESTMENT IN DIGITAL TOOLS LIKE A VR-BASED TRADING DESK

Despite IT budgets taking a hit from the coronavirus pandemic, there's a growing belief that the outbreak will actually accelerate...

 
 
 
An Early View of the Economic Impact of the Pandemic in 5 Charts

AN EARLY VIEW OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC IN 5 CHARTS

By John Bluedorn , Gita Gopinath , and Damiano Sandri The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the world into a recession. For 2020 it will...

Spain is moving to permanently establish universal basic income in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

SPAIN IS MOVING TO PERMANENTLY ESTABLISH UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME IN THE WAKE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Spain is taking steps to implement a basic income to help citizens weather the economic...

 
 
 
April 6 Update: US COVID-19 Test Results

APRIL 6 UPDATE: US COVID-19 TEST RESULTS

Note: the large increase Saturday in test results reported was due to California working through the backlog of pending tests. Test-and-trace...

You Need to Know Your Small Business Tax Forms

YOU NEED TO KNOW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS TAX FORMS

As a small business mentor, I often discuss how money flows through a business, and the effects it has on income taxes. Inevitably,...

 
 
 
Read the full memo Goldman Sachs just sent to staff announcing its new head of regulatory affairs. The former White House counsel will be tasked with helping clean up the bank's 1MBD drama

READ THE FULL MEMO GOLDMAN SACHS JUST SENT TO STAFF ANNOUNCING ITS NEW HEAD OF REGULATORY AFFAIRS. THE FORMER WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL WILL BE TASKED WITH HELPING CLEAN UP THE BANK'S 1MBD DRAMA

Goldman Sachs has named Kathryn Ruemmler as its new global head of regulatory affairs, according to an internal memo reviewed by Business...

How $6 billion Balyasny trounced most hedge funds in the first quarter - and where it's focusing next after losing a top macro investor

HOW $6 BILLION BALYASNY TROUNCED MOST HEDGE FUNDS IN THE FIRST QUARTER - AND WHERE IT'S FOCUSING NEXT AFTER LOSING A TOP MACRO INVESTOR

Dmitry Balyasny's $6 billion firm posted returns of nearly 5% in its flagship fund in the first quarter, much higher than the average...

 
 
 
'Beyond a catch-up': Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran lays out the 'best case scenario' for the US housing market after the pandemic

'BEYOND A CATCH-UP': REAL ESTATE MOGUL BARBARA CORCORAN LAYS OUT THE 'BEST CASE SCENARIO' FOR THE US HOUSING MARKET AFTER THE PANDEMIC

The high-end housing market is already feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. New York City, one of the most expensive housing...

Here's how the economies of all 50 US states and DC stood before the coronavirus pandemic

HERE'S HOW THE ECONOMIES OF ALL 50 US STATES AND DC STOOD BEFORE THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The novel coronavirus has already had an effect on the US economy, from a record-breaking number of unemployment...