BUSINESS

  • Service changes to VIA rail routes starting next week
    by Dani-Elle Dubé on March 29, 2020 at 2:23 pm

    As a response to recent public health recommendations by Canadian officials for COVID-19, VIA Rail says it will be limiting its daily service down to one train per day in each direction. The changes take effect Tuesday and include two Ottawa routes, along with ...

  • Standard Bank Offers Payment Relief to Low-Income Customers
    by Roxanne Henderson on March 29, 2020 at 1:23 pm

    Standard Bank Ltd. is offering a three-month relief on loan and credit card payments for customers earning 7,500 rand ($425) a month or less to help manage the fallout of the coronavirus. Relief will be granted to clients who aren't in arrears on their accounts ...

  • James Dolan has coronavirus, Knicks say he has 'little to no symptoms'
    on March 29, 2020 at 1:02 pm

    NEW YORK—New York Knicks owner James Dolan has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 64-year-old billionaire is exhibiting “little to no symptoms,” according to the team, and remains in isolation while overseeing MSG's business operations. Dolan ...

  • Follow Bill Gates To Big Opportunities
    by Michael Cohen on March 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Bill Gates made a career out of being several steps ahead of the next big thing. Now he's racing to help policymakers avoid catastrophe. The billionaire philanthropist stepped down from his board position at Microsoft in March. He wants to devote more time to ...

  • Ask Larry: Will My Wife's Social Security Spousal Benefit Include COLA Increases?
    by Laurence Kotlikoff on March 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Today's column addresses questions about whether COLAs carry over to spousal benefits, uneven benefit increases for children, getting a retirement benefit recalculated to reflect continued income, establishing disabled status and alleged "rat holes." Larry ...

  • Krispy Kreme is giving out a free dozen doughnuts to healthcare workers
    by Saul Loeb on March 29, 2020 at 12:52 pm

    Mondays may have just gotten a little sweeter, particularly for healthcare workers battling the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. Starting March 30, Krispy Kreme will be giving out a free dozen of their Original Glazed doughnuts every Monday to healthcare ...

  • Is Edwards Lifesciences Stock a Buy?
    by Mark Prvulovic on March 29, 2020 at 12:31 pm

    As the economy continues to struggle under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, investors have seen stock prices plummet. While some healthcare stocks directly involved in combating the virus experienced nice gains, many otherwise healthy companies ...

  • Exchange provides shopping online
    on March 29, 2020 at 12:16 pm

    By Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs. For Travis Air Force Base service members and families, contending with the social distancing challenges of Covid-19, leveraging their Exchange benefit is made easier with the Army & Air Force Exchange ...

  • Coronavirus Relief: The Unique Way to Tap Your Retirement Savings
    on March 29, 2020 at 12:15 pm

    The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on people's lives, and the effects are going well beyond health. Millions of people have lost their jobs, at least temporarily, and there's huge uncertainty about when many will be able to go back to work.

  • Coronavirus: New York Knicks owner James Dolan tests positive
    by Bob D'Angelo on March 29, 2020 at 12:14 pm

    NEW YORK — New York Knicks owner James L. Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus, the team said in a statement Saturday night. Dolan, 64, is the first U.S. major pro sports owner known to have tested positive for COVIID-19, ESPN reported.

  • Coronavirus Relief: The Unique Way to Tap Your Retirement Savings
    by Dan Caplinger on March 29, 2020 at 12:08 pm

    What sounds like a good deal could have long-term consequences for your finances -- but not if you commit to being smart. Dan Caplinger. (TMFGalagan). Mar 29, 2020 at 8:08AM. Author Bio. Dan Caplinger has been a contract writer for the Motley Fool since ...

  • AG CORNER: Simple recommendations for making a disinfectant
    on March 29, 2020 at 12:07 pm

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are rethinking how they disinfect the surfaces in their homes and workspaces. Based on what currently is known about the novel coronavirus, it could remain viable on surfaces for hours or days, said Gina ...

  • UPDATE 1-Israel eases capital requirements so banks can lend more to economy
    by Ari Rabinovitch on March 29, 2020 at 12:07 pm

    (Adds details, quote). JERUSALEM, March 29 (Reuters) - Israel has eased banks' capital requirements so they can lend more to businesses and households that have been hit hard by a government lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

  • UPDATE 3-Egypt's banks told to limit withdrawals and deposits
    on March 29, 2020 at 12:06 pm

    (Adds analyst comments). CAIRO, March 29 (Reuters) - Egyptian banks have been instructed to apply temporary limits on daily withdrawals and deposits in a move seemingly designed to control inflation and hoarding as concern grows over the spread of the ...

  • Free bus travel for Welsh NHS staff as part of £69m hardship fund deal
    by Andrew Nuttall on March 29, 2020 at 11:49 am

    NHS STAFF will receive free travel on buses throughout Wales over the next three months as a result of Welsh Government funding. Ken Skates, minister for economy, transport and North Wales, has announced urgent measures to support public transport ...

  • 2 Biotech Giants in the Hunt for New Coronavirus Drugs
    on March 29, 2020 at 11:42 am

    With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rising despite worldwide lockdowns and social distancing efforts, the biotech industry is taking action. In just two months since the first infection was reported in the U.S., the country's total number of cases has ...

  • What Will Be the Early Privacy Impact of Secure Multiparty Computation?
    by Andrew Rossow on March 29, 2020 at 11:33 am

    Currently, one of the most rigorously examined corners of the surging cryptography space, secure multiparty computation, or sMPC, is widely considered a viable solution to many practical situations in the real world. The concept has some promising ...

  • Should You Buy These 3 Buffett Stocks Now?
    by Keith Speights on March 29, 2020 at 11:32 am

    What's Warren Buffett's favorite stock? That's a softball question, of course. The answer is indisputably Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B), the company Buffet has led for over five decades. You might find it a little harder to identify the ...

  • Storm Team 2 Forecast
    by Melissa Barrington on March 29, 2020 at 10:59 am

    ***WIND ADVISORY FOR THE ENTIRE MIAMI VALLEY UNTIL 8 PM***. A cold front will usher in strong winds today. Winds may gust as high as 50 mph. This may cause some minor property damage or cause brief power outages today. TODAY: An early ...

  • Spanish Deaths Surge; UK Lockdown Could Last: Virus Update
    on March 29, 2020 at 10:50 am

    (Bloomberg) --. Spain had a record number of deaths for a third consecutive day as the toll rose 15% to 6,528. The U.K.'s lockdown could last for a significant period, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said. Iran may have to learn to live with the disease for ...