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Why small businesses are still in danger, even with an extended PPP deadline

The House and Senate have passed a measure to extend the Paycheck Protection Program application deadline to Aug. 8. Accountants say small businesses will need more targeted help to stay afloat.

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'I don't think the stock market is lying' — Cramer credits Fed, Trump administration for recovery

"The Fed and Treasury decided not to let this become a depression," CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday after another month of surprising jobs gains.

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This Uber Eats driver is on track to make $100,000 a year – here's how he's doing it

Sam Lyon challenged himself to drive for Uber Eats 12 hour per day, every day, for the month of June, to see how much money he could make. Here are the results.

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Space startup Momentus provides 'last mile delivery' for satellites launched on any rocket

Space startup Momentus has so far struck $40 million worth of customer contracts this year,

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Unemployment is falling. But it may be short-lived: 'There's no cause for celebration'

The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in months and the U.S. economy added record jobs in June. But there are several reasons to temper optimism about the rebound.

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Bipartisan Senate bill would punish retailers for refusing cash payments

Retailers are promoting "contactless" digital payments to minimize germ spread during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bar owners reckon with costly stop and starts as states close them down again

Governors in Michigan, Florida, Texas, California, Colorado and Arizona are closing thousands of bars again ahead of the Fourth of July weekend as Covid-19 cases in those states surge.

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Need money? Find cash in these unexpected places

With the U.S. in a recession and the coronavirus pandemic not showing signs of letting up, many Americans may be struggling to come up with much-needed cash.

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Taxes may be the top reason why Americans want to renounce their citizenship

Wherever you live and regardless of where you work, the taxman is expecting a slice of your income. Seven out of 10 U.S. citizens abroad don't think they should have to file with the IRS, according to a survey by Greenback Expat Tax Services.

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Tax-saving moves you can still make before the July 15 deadline

With only two weeks left until this year's tax filing deadline, there's still time to make some key moves that could translate into nice tax savings.

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How to switch careers in a pandemic

Even without an undergraduate degree in "STEM" — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — the increasing popularity of coding programs and boot camps makes it possible to switch careers to tech.

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Why extending the PPP application deadline might not help small businesses

The Senate passed a measure to extend the Paycheck Protection Program application deadline to Aug. 8. Accountants say small businesses will need more targeted help to stay afloat.

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Bobby Bonilla 'took the Mets to the woodshed' with his lucrative 25-year deal

The Mets pay Bobby Bonilla nearly $1.2 million each year on July 1. The deal is among the best for a player in sports history for several reasons.

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Stimulus checks, back-to-work bonuses, bigger jobless benefits? What the next relief bill might look like

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are starting to discuss what they will or won't include in the next coronavirus relief package. But one political analyst says they might not have as many choices as they think when it comes to how generous they have to be to prop up the ailing U.S. economy.

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Bank of Canada partners with the Bank for International Settlements to launch innovation centre

Bank of Canada | Release | Jun 30, 2020 The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the Bank of Canada announced today they will be launching a BIS Innovation Hub centre to advance fintech innovation within the central banking community. The centre will open in Toronto within two years and is one of four locations

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