May 1, 2020

The stock market’s big April gains

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The S&P 500 went up more than 12% in April. Analysts say they expect to see a sales decline of more than 50% for automakers. Amazon's warning on company spending. Relief efforts for undocumented immigrants.

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Vehicle sales crash in April, analysts say, dropping by half

May 1, 2020
Pickup truck sales are holding up better than some other vehicles, spurred by incentives like zero-percent financing deals.
A line of Ford F-150 trucks. Dealer incentives tend to work well with truck buyers.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

With no federal aid, undocumented immigrants look to states, philanthropy for support

May 1, 2020
California will start taking applications in May for cash benefits.
Even though undocumented workers pay taxes, they're not eligible for federal public benefits.
Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images

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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