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Tax Day is July 15. Here's what you need to know

Mar 23, 2020
If you are getting a tax refund, which more than 70% of Americans do, you can still file your taxes now and get your money.
This only applies to federal tax returns. Whether you still have to file your state and local taxes by April 15 depends on where you live.
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What all-electronic trading means for the New York Stock Exchange

Mar 23, 2020
NYSE says it has run tests and is fully capable of operating electronically.
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Should the Fed decide who gets bailout cash?

Mar 20, 2020
That authority was curbed during the 2008 financial crisis. Some are arguing that power should be returned.
The Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.
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Boeing is in line for a bailout under "too big to fail" theory

Mar 20, 2020
The aircraft maker is also a space and defense company, "a huge provider of government services," one expert says.
Boeing directly employs about 150,000 people but relies on the broader aerospace industry with 2.5 million jobs.
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COVID-19 stimulus proposals revive stock buyback debate

Mar 20, 2020
The big U.S. airlines spent almost all of their free cash flow buying back their own shares in the last decade. Now they want government aid.
Sen. Chuck Schumer said U.S. airlines are short on cash because "they spent billions on stock buybacks."
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Is it time yet for the government to bail out some large companies hurt by COVID-19?

Mar 20, 2020
If the government does bail out airlines and other industries, what might be required of those companies?
President Trump said Thursday he supports the U.S. taking equity stakes in companies that receive assistance.
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All California residents ordered to "stay at home"

Some businesses can stay open, and Californians can still leave to get things like food and health care.
There are federal government guidelines detailing 16 industries that are considered essential sectors during this time.
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