A driver and passenger wearing protective masks exit the ride sharing pickup area in a car displaying Uber Technologies signage at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, May 4, 2020. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg Leonardo Diaz is in a tough spot. Diaz, a driver for Uber
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Today’s low mortgage rates are helping home buyers, but they might also lead to future inventory … [+] shortages and affordability challenges. Getty In a coronavirus-created environment of severe inventory shortages and rising prices, home shoppers do have one advantage in the form of extremely low interest rates. Yet, while propitious today, the latter bear
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Hispanolistic Over 152 million stimulus checks have been issued to individuals over the last six weeks, according to data from the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. In all, the agencies have distributed $257.9 billion in Economic Impact Payments. Uncle Sam began depositing the funds into taxpayers’ bank accounts in mid-April. The average payment came
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Amazon released its first smartphone, the Fire Phone, in July 2014, and the device was broadly considered a “debacle,” “a fiasco,” “a surprising disappointment.” By September 2015, Amazon stopped selling the Fire Phone. It was the type of high-profile flop that might lead some CEOs to start angrily pointing fingers, but not Jeff Bezos. “You
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Getty Why does the SBA require that a Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) borrower use 75% of the PPP proceeds on “payroll costs”?  It’s a curious question.  It’s particularly curious given that the CARES Act itself does not require this.  In fact, the CARES Act actually says that a borrower can spend the loan proceeds on other costs—and even mandates forgiveness for
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TOPLINE Mortgage delinquency rates nearly doubled and total delinquencies reportedly increased by 1.6 million in April, the largest single-month jump in history, though the majority are covered under Cares Act forbearance programs. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – APRIL 30: A demonstrator calls on the governor to suspend rent and mortgage … [+] payments to help those who
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SDI Productions Americans could use a financial boost. How to get that money into people’s hands has been a hot topic of debate. Democrats have proposed expanding unemployment insurance and giving Americans as much as $2,000 per month to get back on their feet. Meanwhile, one Republican proposal has called for giving Americans $11,000 now in
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Photo: Getty There is a metric in apartment investing known as cash-on-cash return. It represents the power of multiplying money. Consistent investment in strong performing assets over long periods of time yields the greatest return, so knowing how to calculate that return is essential. For many, it’s not the acquiring of money that’s the issue.
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Jen-Hsun Huang, president and chief executive officer of Nvidia Corp., speaks during the company’s event at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nvidia reported first-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday. The stock fell over 1% in after-hours trading
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Josh here – my colleague Anthony Isola put together this list of ten rules for retirement. Tony spends a lot of his time giving advice to people who aren’t typically savvy about investing or finance in general. Many of his clients are teachers but these rules are truly universal. Visit Tony’s blog, A Teachable Moment,
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Assistant store manager Jesus Alvarez rings up groceries from behind a new plexiglass barrier at Ralphs Kroger grocery store after California issued a stay-at-home order in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The U.S. small business relief program may be changed to allow borrowers
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Confirmed coronavirus cases around the world passed 5 million early Thursday as infections continue to accelerate in the Americas. Drugmaker AstraZeneca said it received more than $1 billion from the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, a part of the Department of Health and Human Services, to develop a vaccine in partnership with the University of
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