Month: July 2020

A person looks into a closed Macy’s Inc. department store near Union Square in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images The road to recovery at Macy’s is likely going to be a rocky one because of the coronavirus pandemic.  The retailer warned Wednesday that sales are falling
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ROBERTO SCHMIDT It’s impossible to think about racial injustice in the U.S. without looking at the distribution of dollars.  In many ways that Americans work to establish themselves financially — through the stock market,  net worth and homeownership — Black families trail White families. “To put it simply, we don’t have a level playing field,” said Evelyn Brodkin, an
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TOPLINE The stock market finished higher on Tuesday, closing out its best quarter since 1998 despite a rising number of coronavirus cases across the country—as many states pause or walk back reopening plans altogether. The market had its best second quarter in decades. Spencer Platt/Getty Images KEY FACTS The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up
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Getty The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues to resume operations. According to the IRS Commissioner, as of mid-month, thousands of employees had returned to facilities in seven states (Kentucky, Texas, Utah, Georgia, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Missouri) with employees in four more states and Puerto Rico returning on June 29. The IRS will reopen facilities in
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