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The plan to rebuild Australia’s shattered economy

The plan to rebuild Australia’s shattered economy

AnalysisThe lifting of restrictions alone won’t bring the economy back. It’s a confidence game.May 23, 2020 – 12.00amWeaning the economy off the extraordinary taxpayer support deployed in response to the coronavirus-induced economic crisis will be a monumental test for the Morrison government in the months and years ahead.The government’s top economic adviser, Treasury Secretary Steven…


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America to borrow $US3 trillion as virus explodes Trump’s budget

May 5, 2020 – 5.57amWashington | Here comes Washington’s debt tsunami.US government says it plans to borrow a record $US2.999 trillion ($4.66 trillion) in the three months through June, topping that off with an additional $US677 billion in the subsequent quarter.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is tapping US and global debt markets like never before.The June…


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Mnuchin: Large companies should apologize for seeking coronavirus small-business loans – Fox News

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday said large companies that sought coronavirus relief funds for small businesses should apologize to American taxpayers. Mnuchin’s comments to The Wall Street Journal come after the Treasury Department last week asked publicly traded companies to…


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Via https://newsapi.org online business online marketing online business opportunities SIIA Announces Business Technology Finalists for 2020 CODiE Awards

150 business technology products recognized in peer-reviewed awards programWASHINGTON, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the SIIA CODiE Awards, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced the 150 business technology finalists. These finalists were selected by judges from a pool of 577 entries and represent the most…






Trump orders tough new rules, stops short of full shut down

Trump orders tough new rules, stops short of full shut down

Mar 17, 2020 – 7.43amWashington | Warning the coronavirus disruption could last until August and acknowledging the growing recession risk, President Donald Trump issued a series of hard-line recommendations that Americans severely curb their movement for the next 15 days.While he stopped short of a complete France- or Italy-style shutdown, Mr Trump signalled that the…


Fed slashes interest rates to near zero

Fed slashes interest rates to near zero

Mar 16, 2020 – 8.11amWashington | The US Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the second time in less than two weeks on Sunday (Monday AEDT) in another emergency move to help shore up the US economy amid the rapidly escalating global coronavirus pandemic.In a statement, the central bank said it was cutting rates by…