US governors disagree on Trump’s plan to reopen the economy

For weeks, the Trump administration played up the dangers of the coronavirus as it sought to convince Americans to disrupt their lives and stay home. Now, as President Donald Trump aims for a swift nationwide reopening, he faces a new challenge: convincing people it's safe to come out and resume their normal lives. It’s a … Continue reading US governors disagree on Trump’s plan to reopen the economy

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White House reveals Trump’s 3-phase plan to relaunch US economy

The White House has released a set of guidelinesfor reopening the US economy in line with President Donald Trump's desire to bring an end to the national lockdown in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. These consist of a three-phase plan that could allow some states to begin easing lockdown restrictions put in place … Continue reading White House reveals Trump’s 3-phase plan to relaunch US economy

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What Trump needs to reopen US economy

President Donald Trump has floated the idea of easing at least some restrictions as early as May 1. U.S. public health agencies warned that lifting lockdown measures could require tens of thousands more investigators to call people who test positive, track down their contacts and get them into quarantine. Without the extra help, officials insist, states cannot … Continue reading What Trump needs to reopen US economy

Trade war with China ‘badly’ hurting the US economy

Wall Street’s main indexes suffered their sharpest one-day declines in nearly six weeks on Wednesday after employment and manufacturing data suggested that the U.S.-China trade war is taking an increasing toll on the U.S. economy, Reuters reports. Adding to trade concerns, the United States won approval on Wednesday to levy import tariffs on $7.5 billion … Continue reading Trade war with China ‘badly’ hurting the US economy