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Apr 22, 2020

Racial disparities among those losing jobs

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The worst job and income losses are happening to black and Hispanic workers. Netflix added nearly 16 million new customers in the first quarter. Earnings for pizza delivery companies are expected to be flat or up a bit.

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Studies show financial pain from COVID-19 is not spread equally

Apr 22, 2020
Black and Hispanic workers are seeing the worst job and income losses.
About 61% of Hispanic households have suffered a partial or total job loss, compared with 44% of black, and 38% of white households.
Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images

Everybody's watching: Netflix sees subscriber surge of 16 million with COVID-19 lockdowns

Apr 22, 2020
The company says it has enough new content for months to come.
Netflix expects future quarters will see waning growth, as social distancing measures are eased.
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Pizza companies vie for bigger slice of COVID-19 dine-at-home business

Apr 22, 2020
Domino's earnings may start to paint a picture of how competitive the company is in an industry now betting on contactless delivery.
Domino's pizza is in the middle of hiring 10,000 drivers.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
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Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
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