Apr 7, 2020

More support for small business loans

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Stocks are up again today, despite new data about the misery of American small businesses. The Fed steps in to help finance small business loans. How commercial fishers are faring. The push for corporations to donate to fight COVID-19.

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The Fed steps in to finance COVID-19 relief loans for small businesses

Apr 7, 2020
The Federal Reserve is creating a "lending facility" to keep things running smoothly for small business loans.
The central bank is finding new ways for it to finance the loans commercial banks are being told to write to small businesses.
Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

Commercial fishers struggle to find customers amid COVID-19 closures

Apr 7, 2020
Fishers scramble to find new markets as its traditional markets close.
Commercial fisherman David Haworth stands on a dock in San Diego's Tuna Harbor, March 18, 2020. Haworth is exploring ways to sell fish directly to consumers as his restaurant market has shut down in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
(Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Music from the episode

Somnium Rodrigo y Gabriela

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director

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