Economy

U.S. jobless claims tick up to 373,000 from a pandemic low

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week even while the economy and the…

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Deadline extended for $100 million in grants to agencies that help small firms

The deadline has been extended to July 23 for municipalities, states and nonprofits to apply for federal funding to help…

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U.S. jobless claims fall to 364,000, a new pandemic low

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell again last week to the lowest level since the…

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Nonprofits have until July 2 to apply for Isaias disaster loans

Museums, colleges, libraries, soup kitchens and other private nonprofits are facing a July 2 deadline to apply for federal disaster…

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‘Rampant’ fraud cost small firms as much as $79 billion in COVID aid

Joseph Stewart has never owned a business, but in October a notice arrived at his Northport home saying he had…

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Pop-ups get the red carpet treatment from LI mall landlords

My Cookie Dealer had been pushing its treats online since 2019, hand delivering and shipping the goodies made at its…

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