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The data on PPP loans is out. Many large businesses took advantage of them.

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A closeup of Paycheck Protection Program paperwork.

Larger companies initially took advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program, which was intended to offer forgivable loans to smaller businesses. Kameleon007 via Getty Images

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COVID-19

Who got PPP loans? Trump administration releases the data.

by Sabri Ben-Achour , Nova Safo and Alex Schroeder Jul 7, 2020
It's clear the loans went to some enterprises that are once again prompting questions about who really needed the government aid.
COVID & Unemployment

It's the last month of $600-a-week unemployment benefits. What happens next?

by Mitchell Hartman Jul 7, 2020
Unless Congress extends the $600-a-week program, benefits are set to expire at the end of July.
COVID-19

Craft brewers cut down carbon dioxide pollution during COVID-19

by Andy Uhler Jul 7, 2020
Capturing carbon is expensive, so most brewers usually just release the gas into the atmosphere. That's changing during the pandemic.

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