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About 75% of small businesses sought Paycheck Protection Program loans and about 72% of them got PPP loans, according to the Census Bureau.
Jul 6, 2020
Multimedia artist Atiya Jones says she makes art about “small, accumulative actions.” But the form of that art has changed during COVID-19.
The diffusion index, a measure of the breadth of job gains across industries, jumped for the second month in a row.
Jun 25, 2020
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, people trade goods, services and information in online communities.
In an “open letter to economists,” Howard University professor and Chief Economist for the AFL-CIO William Spriggs asked his fellow economists to consider how the profession views race.
Grand Prairie Foods lost 80% of its hospitality and travel-related business in one day. To survive, it's focusing on packaged foods.
If one quarter differs significantly from another, it's hard to paint a picture of the entire year.
If you want to answer the second question, you’ve got to 'disaggregate' the data.
More sectors of the economy gained jobs than lost jobs in May, Labor Department data shows.