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August is shaping up to be 'ugly' if stimulus, extra unemployment runs dry for millions

The Senate will start debating the contours of more coronavirus relief measures next week. That package is shaping up to be less generous than the CARES Act, and aid could take weeks to arrive.

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Cramer: 'Big money' wants to sell stocks regardless of positive earnings, stronger economic data

"Let the sellers get their job done. There's some agenda here. They're obviously not caring about news," CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday.

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Helping others during the Covid-19 crisis can help your own emotional, financial well-being

From personal gestures to financial contributions, experts say giving back can be an effective way to alleviate stress and anxiety — and result in additional tax savings.

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Picking up the financial pieces after a loss: 'We planned life but we didn't plan death'

Dealing with the death of a loved one from coronavirus is devastating. Here's how to navigate the financial path forward.

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Warren Buffett reaps $40 billion from giant Apple stake since March bottom

Berkshire Hathaway's Apple stake has claimed 40% of its equity portfolio after the tech giant's massive rally since the market bottom in March.

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An Investor Guide to Startup KPIs

An investor can review a startup’s key performance indicators, or KPIs, to help gain an idea of how well a startup’s business model, marketing, and product are performing. Continue reading

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Florida unemployment office, the 'poster child' of delayed benefits, cuts 1,000 workers

Florida cut about a quarter of the customer service workers in its unemployment department, leading to fears of further delays in paying benefits even as the state's jobless figures increase.

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Bipartisan bill to prevent costly Medicare mistakes advances in the House

The BENES Act, which was approved by a House committee on Wednesday with unanimous bipartisan support, aims to minimize Medicare enrollment mistakes, which can be costly or result in gaps in coverage.

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Goldman Sachs shares jump as earnings blow past the Street on the best trading results in years

Expectations for Goldman were running high after JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup posted strong trading, and the firm delivered.

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These 5 Tax Day flubs could cost you your refund

Resist the urge to rush through your 2019 income tax return by midnight July 15. The faster you hurry through your Form 1040, the greater the odds you'll make a costly error. Here are five mistakes to avoid.

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Some pandemic shopping is simply about finding ways to feel good during a difficult time

Pandemic shopping isn't just about hoarding canned food. People want to entertain their kids, enjoy small luxuries — and even raise chickens.

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Extra unemployment benefits are available. You have to reapply to get them

The CARES Act offers an extra 13 weeks of unemployment benefits to jobless Americans. Many will have to submit a new application to access that aid.

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How to turn Tax Day into a $6,000 savings opportunity

Got the Tax Day blues? July 15 is the last day to make a 2019 contribution to your individual retirement account and your health savings account. This will also cut your tax bill.

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Goldman Sachs shares rise as earnings blow past the Street on the best trading results in years

Expectations for Goldman were running high after JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup posted strong trading, and the firm delivered.

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Small businesses rehire staff but cut pay and hours, survey finds

More people are back at work, but they're still working fewer hours and for less money than they did pre-pandemic, according to a report.

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