Americans have had to navigate a web of customer service challenges and disruptions during the pandemic as everyday tasks such as banking, refunds and exchanges suddenly became more complicated. ...

A broad measure of layoffs likely continued to hover just below 1.5 million last week, economists say, highlighting a labor market recovery that has lost steam as many states pause or reverse reopenings amid COVID-19 spikes. ...

The coronavirus pandemic has abruptly upended Aidan Curran’s life this summer. ...

Scientific Games announced on Friday that the company has hired Michael Eklund as company’s New Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and he will resume his responsibilities on June 1, 2020. The company’s new Chief Financial Officer, Michael Eklund, has previously spent 20 years at Dell Technologies and served in both operational and financial roles. ...

Bluedot announced that the company has successfully raised $9.1 Million in Series B Funding. The funding round was led by Autotech Ventures. The current funding helps to bring the total funding of the company up to $21.9 Million and it includes the participation of existing investor Transurban and new investor, IAG Firemark Ventures, Forefront Ventures and Mighty Capital. ...

President Donald Trump wants the next stimulus package to include a payroll tax cut, with his administration arguing the reduction would help boost economic growth. But a cut to the primary source of revenue for the Social Security program would come at a time when the retirement program is already facing strains. ...

Brazil has become the second country, after the US, to register more than 50,000 deaths from Covid-19. ...

Global trade data in the Covid-19 era has been generally abysmal, but look a little closer and the electronics sector that fires Asia’s trade engines could be headed for a pretty good year. ...