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US Employers Shed 701,000 Jobs in March, Unemployment Jumped to 4.4%, as Coronavirus Ravages Economy

The U.S. economy lost 701,000 jobs in March, snapping a decade-long record of employment growth, as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic shuttered businesses and forced Americans to stay at home.

By |2020-04-03T08:02:30-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Economy|0 Comments

Dow Set To Fall at the Open After Market Posts Worst First Quarter on Record

U.S. stock futures dropped early Wednesday morning and pointed to sizable declines at the open, following the end of the worst first quarter on record for the Dow and S&P 500 spurred by the coronavirus sell-off.

By |2020-04-01T05:59:49-05:00April 1st, 2020|Economy|0 Comments

What Would Happen If ‘Fracking’ for Oil and Natural Gas Was Banned?

All of the presumptive Democrat Presidential candidates and the two remaining – Joseph Biden and Bernie Sanders -- would essentially ban fracking in the U.S., as would many other politicians and activists.

By |2020-04-01T08:38:35-05:00March 31st, 2020|Economy, U.S. Politics|0 Comments