U.S. report: Much of the world’s chocolate supply relies on more than 1 million child workers

Child labor among agricultural households in cocoa-growing areas of Ivory Coast and Ghana, the two primary suppliers, increased from 31 percent to 45 percent between 2008 and 2019, according to the Department of Labor survey. Business BREAKING NEWS: As millions … Read more…

Sheryl Sandberg: Senior-level women are leaving the workforce. If businesses don’t act, we’ll lose our best leaders

This op-ed is the third in a series by LeanIn.Org on the state of women in the workplace. Last month, the U.S. workforce lost 865,000 women—and that might be just the tip of the iceberg. According to the 2020 Women … Read more…

As Washington fumbled relief talks, economy’s cracks deepened in recent months

Loss of momentum raises danger of protracted, disappointing recovery. Business BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of … Read more…

A Conversation with Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President and CEO James Bullard

Milken Institute BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the … Read more…

Nearly 9 million people didn’t get stimulus payments. A GAO report asks why the IRS isn’t doing more to help.

The Government Accountability Office recommended that the Treasury Department and the IRS do more to update estimates of eligible recipients who have yet to file for a stimulus payment. Business BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with … Read more…

Cuomo admin. blames bank for New Yorkers not getting their jobless benefits

The Cuomo administration is still getting inundated with complaints from frustrated jobless New Yorkers who haven’t received federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits that officials promised to transfer into their accounts last week. “Everybody’s struggling, we all need our money,” said Elizabeth … Read more…

Trump says he has given his ‘blessing’ to TikTok deal but that final terms are still being negotiated

Business BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American … Read more…

Supporting and Strengthening Minority-Owned Businesses During (and After) the Pandemic

Milken Institute BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the … Read more…

President Nancy Pelosi? Here’s How It Could Happen – Steve Forbes | What’s Ahead | Forbes

Forbes BEST DEALS UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Kayleigh McEnany Receives Searing Reminder After Latest Reality-Defying Defense Of Trump

The White House press secretary’s praise of the president on Twitter backfired. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising … Read more…

Emerging Zoonotic Diseases and Planetary Health: Stopping the Next Pandemic Before It Starts

Milken Institute BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the … Read more…

Donald Trump vs Joe Biden: How The Election Will Impact Your Retirement Portfolio | Forbes

Forbes BEST DEALS UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Europe’s Economic Revival Is Imperiled, Raising the Specter of a Grinding Downturn

As the coronavirus regains force, economists fear that Europe’s tentative recovery is at risk from traditional political concerns. NYT > Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…

A California Law Was Supposed to Give Uber Drivers New Protections. Instead, Comedians Lost Work.

While companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash have fought AB-5 in court, the law has unintentionally limited job opportunities for some other freelance workers. WSJ.com: US Business BUSINESS UPDATES: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the … Read more…

Up is down: Trump lies that Biden would ‘destroy’ Obamacare’s protections for pre-existing conditions

President Donald Trump told one of the most absurd lies of his relentlessly dishonest reelection campaign on Thursday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…

Warner Bros. delays release of ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ from October to Christmas

The middling performance of “Tenet” last weekend signaled that moviegoers aren’t yet ready to return. Business BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug … Read more…

Congress needs to weigh in on expanding Main Street loan program to more businesses, Boston Fed chief says

The program has been widely criticized for being too slow to launch and for having such onerous terms that borrowers and lenders don’t want to take part. Business BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic … Read more…

Trump visibly distressed over Atlantic story fallout from claims he disparaged the military

President Donald Trump was visibly distressed this weekend over the fallout that ensued from the story published in The Atlantic alleging that he privately disparaged the war dead. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans … Read more…

JPMorgan Investigating Employees, Clients Over Coronavirus Stimulus Programs

JPMorgan Chase has found evidence of employees and customers misusing the government’s flood of stimulus funds this spring and is cooperating with authorities, the bank’s leaders told employees Tuesday. WSJ.com: Markets DEALS UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive … Read more…

This colorful billionaire reportedly played outsized role in recent market rally

The mystery player behind the unprecedented summer tech rally appears to be the colorful billionaire CEO of Japanese conglomerate Softbank. Masayoshi Son, known for nurturing startups into tech giants, has plunked down billions for options in individual tech stocks in … Read more…

‘You’re No Patriot!’: Retired Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton Shreds Trump Over ‘Losers’ And ‘Suckers’

Eaton delivers a powerful response to Trump’s reported insults of U.S. troops killed in action. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of … Read more…

9.1.20 Executive order confusion and stimulus package progress; More airlines drop change fees + flying cars

Clark talks about how the executive orders are rolling out. And will there be another stimulus package? It’s likely. But it’s hard to know when Congress will come to an agreement. Delta, Alaska, and American Airlines join United in dropping … Read more…

Victoria Beckham On Navigating The Challenges And Pressures Of The Fashion Industry | Forbes

Forbes BEST DEALS UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga On Self Improvement As A Key Success | Unfiltered | Forbes

Forbes BEST DEALS UPDATE: BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Lori Loughlin sentenced to 2 months in prison for role in college admissions scandal

Fox Business BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the … Read more…

Mossimo Giannulli sentenced to 5 months in prison after judge accepts plea deal in college admissions scandal

Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli will be sentenced to five months in prison after a federal judge accepted his plea deal with prosecutors on charges that he paid half a million dollars in bribes to get his two daughters into the … Read more…

‘How do you sleep at night?’: Anderson Cooper thrashes MyPillow CEO for touting plant extract as virus treatment

While talking to Mike Lindell on CNN, Cooper likened him to a “snake oil salesman.” Lindell accused Cooper of calling him names. Business BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of … Read more…