Author: Irina Slav

Ford shuts two factories on new Covid-19 cases

Ford suspended production at two factories after workers tested positive for Covid-19. CNN’s Chris Isidore reported: Just days after reopening its American assembly plants, Ford temporarily shut down two separate factories because employees tested...

Talking Biz News Today — May 21, 2020

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Ford temporarily halts work at 2 plants; Rolls cuts jobs US farmers leaning more heavily on government loan programs, by Roxana Hegeman CNN World Bank:...

Talking Biz News Today — May 20, 2020

Some of Wednesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Walmart becomes a pandemic lifeline, online sales surge 74%, by Anne D’Innocenzio Budget cuts aimed at older adults anger California lawmakers, by Adam Beam CNN...

Talking Biz News Today — May 19, 2020

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press U.S. restriction on chipmakers deals critical blow to Huawei, by Zen Soo Joe McDonald SBA leaves businesses still hoping for more leeway on loans, by...

U.S. car factories begin to reopen

The U.S. auto industry is beginning to reopen with tightened health safety measures. Ben Klayman and Nick Carey reported the news for Reuters: The U.S. auto industry is slowly returning to life, with vehicle...

Talking Biz News Today — May 15, 2020

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press 3 million more US layoffs intensify fears of lasting damage, by Christopher Rugaber Companies begin to navigate a world that is vastly changed CNN Delta...