economy

NY jobless to get $300 per week boost until funding dries up

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) As many as 2 million unemployed New Yorkers will start receiving their share of an extra $300-a-week assistance boost next week from a...
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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 2:18am
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Connections: The impact of the loss of the summer job

Summer jobs are not what they used to be . Statistics show that far fewer teenagers are working summer jobs. There's a ripple effect on the economy and...
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Thu, 08/27/2020 - 10:20am
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Connections: Examining immigration and tourism issues caused by closing U.S. land borders

On Monday, the New York Times reported on a new immigration rule proposed by the Trump administration: the President is considering allowing border...
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:13am
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Connections: Debating the extra $600 in federal weekly unemployment benefits

The extra $600 in federal weekly unemployment benefits received by millions of Americans is set to expire on July 31. In a survey by FiveThirtyEight,...
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Wed, 07/22/2020 - 10:39am
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WATCH: Live Forum - Restarting the economy

It's our live forum on restarting the economy during a pandemic. Industry leaders and local business owners to answer your questions about the...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 5:11pm
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Business Report: Economic recovery could be a while

In the latest WXXI Business Report, it looks like the economic downturn could last a bit. A Cornell University economics professor says that it may take...
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Mon, 05/11/2020 - 6:41am
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Connections: Discussing the state of the economy during this stage of the pandemic

Why is the stock market booming when the economy is crashing? Our guests explore the seeming disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street. We also...
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Fri, 05/01/2020 - 10:23am
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Connections: Congressman Tom Reed on strategies for reopening the economy

Congressman Tom Reed joins us to discuss his ideas for reopening the economy during the pandemic. He also offers feedback to listeners who are looking...
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Wed, 04/22/2020 - 10:14am
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Business group calls on state officials to accelerate upstate reopening

An upstate business organization is calling on state officials to accelerate plans for reopening some businesses where appropriate. Unshackle Upstate...
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Mon, 04/20/2020 - 1:08pm
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Connections: How the pandemic is impacting millennials' economic future

The pandemic has hit the millennial generation with its second economic crisis. Even before the pandemic, 62 percent of millennials report living...
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Mon, 04/20/2020 - 10:58am
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