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Most Americans will not download COVID-19 contact tracing app

Respondents ages 55 and higher were the greatest percentage of app boycotters.

It’s official, the U.S. economy is in a recession, says NBER

There’s been a lot of speculation from various commentators and guests on the cable TV talk-fests recently about the U.S. being in a recession....

Judy Heft: Five ways to protect your financial health during the...

Are your savings being impacted by the pandemic? The financial impact of the pandemic coupled with anxieties about staying healthy is weighing on all...

Retail sales plunge 14.1% nationwide in April, NRF says

With nearly all stores closed nationwide in April – the first full month of the mandatory COVID-19 shutdowns enacted by states – retail sales...

2.9M filed unemployment claims last week; NY paid benefits top $7.4...

According to statistics released this morning by the U.S. Department of Labor, during the week ending May 9 there were 2,981,000 new seasonally adjusted...

Labor Department girding for more unemployment applications while still clearing backlog

With two senior Trump administration officials admitting on Sunday TV talk shows that the unemployment situation could reach levels seen during the Great Depression...

Mastercard, PepsiCo and Morgan Stanley give $1.1M toward local COVID-19 fight

Mastercard and PepsiCo today announced the formation of a community partnership called Westchester Strong with Healthcare Heroes (WSWHH) that will provide immediate help to...

Comfort buying during pandemic up while household finances remain uncertain for...

"It is critical to ensure people can cover their essential expenses as the nation combats the pandemic," said Urban Institute's Michael Karpman.

Anthony J. Simeone: What your banker can do for you during...

As an American, my first concern is how we protect everyone’s health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a banker, I’m additionally concerned...

Ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg to organize COVID-19 tracing; 923 deaths in Westchester

Multibillionaire, former presidential candidate and three-term New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be organizing and partially funding an effort aimed at tracing contacts...

COVID-19 UPDATE: NY develops test that might expedite return to ‘normal’

Fast Facts: The governor reaffirmed today that social distancing is working, “we just have to stay with it” The governor said the state needs...

NYMC reacts to COVID with research and on-campus changes

“The New York Medical College is actively working on the problem and actively involved in the development of clinical studies,” is all Edward C....

The Hedgeye challenge on halting COVID-19: mitigation or suppression?

Two hybrid approaches to the crisis were also floated.