Economy

New coronavirus relief bill ‘within reach’

(NBC News) With news of more U.S. COVID-19 records and discouraging economic numbers, Washington is under pressure to get out both short-term financial relief and the vaccines that could short circuit the pandemic. President Trump promised Thursday he will sign a bill …

Biden pushes for coronavirus relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) — President-elect Joe Biden will speak to small businesses Wednesday while pushing Congress to pass a coronavirus relief bill. “As we battle the COVID-19 disease we have to make sure that business and workers have the tools, resources …

Donation dip leaves charities struggling

(NBC News) Every holiday season millions of Americans open their hearts and wallets for a good cause. With the strain of the pandemic this year, those donations could be a lifeline for charities and the communities they serve. The Zawadi Cultural Collective, …

Biden economic team announced

(NBC) President-elect Joe Biden has announced key members of his economic team as the incoming administration transition moves forward. Chief among the economic nominees, former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen has been tapped to lead the Treasury Department. If confirmed, Yellen will …