Month: July 2020

On Thursday, U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Steve Daines (R-MT), and Mitt Romney (R-UT) released the Coronavirus Assistance for American Families Act (CAAF). This bill would change the way the economic impact payments—commonly known as recovery rebates or stimulus payments—could work in the next round of pandemic-driven relief for households.  The bill’s
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Federal prosecutors are accusing a 29-year-old small business owner in Miami of spending some of the nearly $4 million in coronavirus relief aid he received from the government on a six-figure sports car, expensive jewelry and stays at luxury resorts. Federal officials arrested the man, David T. Hines, on Monday, charging him in Miami Federal
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People wearing face masks as a preventive measure walk at Lake Eola Park, Florida, July 25, 2020. Paul Hennessy | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images The Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday they are seeing “signs of progress” in southern states fighting the coronavirus pandemic, though the number of deaths remains
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Alex Wong | Getty Images Amazon will report its fiscal second-quarter earnings after market close on Thursday. Here are Wall Street’s expectations for Amazon:  Earnings: $1.46 per share expected, according to analysts surveyed by Refinitiv Revenue: $81.56 billion expected, according to analysts surveyed by Refinitiv The company’s earnings will be impacted
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Apple reported a historically strong quarter on Thursday, including $59.7 billion in revenue and double-digit growth in its products and services segments, blowing away analyst estimates in a period deeply impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The company also announced it plans to give investors three additional shares of Apple per share already owned at the end of August as
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