Consumers, Flush With Stimulus Money, Shun Credit-Card Debt

When unemployment soared this spring at the start of coronavirus lockdowns, credit-card debt and delinquencies were widely expected to surge

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Job Anxiety Spills Into Tech Sector

Nearly half of the technology workers at companies world-wide are worried about losing their jobs this year as employers downsize

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Chinese Economy’s Recovery From Coronavirus Starts Off Slowly

BEIJING—China’s economic activity showed some signs of improvement in April as the first country hit by the coronavirus began returning

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Amazon, Google Help States as Coronavirus Boosts Unemployment Claims

WASHINGTON—States including Rhode Island, Kansas and New York are turning to tech companies including Amazon Web Services and Google to

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Easy as 1, 2, 3? Australia Plots Course Out of Coronavirus Clampdown

SYDNEY—Australia is moving to capitalize on its success containing the spread of coronavirus, laying out a detailed three-step plan to

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U.S. Deaths From Coronavirus Top 61,000 as Crisis Damages Economies

Confirmed U.S. fatalities from the coronavirus exceeded 61,000 Thursday as the deadliest month of the pandemic drew to a close

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Workers Likely to Fare Better in Nations With Coronavirus Job-Retention Programs

WASHINGTON—Workers in Germany and Japan are likely to weather an expected coronavirus-induced global recession better than their U.S. peers, thanks

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Chatbots Help Texas Officials Cope With Flood of Coronavirus Unemployment Claims

State unemployment offices are using chatbots to keep up with a flood of questions from people who have lost jobs

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Millions of Europeans Are on Paid Leave. Governments Are Picking Up The Tab.

At least 18 million European workers have been idled over the past month, according to government figures, as the new

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Global Cases of Coronavirus Climb to More Than 1.5 Million

The economic and human cost of the coronavirus intensified Thursday as the U.S. recorded another leap in the number of

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