OnlyFans, a social media platform that allows people to sell explicit photos of themselves, has boomed during the pandemic. But competition on the site means many won’t earn much.
U.S. employment fell by 140,000 in December as virus cases surged. Leisure and hospitality businesses were hit hard, but some industries showed growth.
Among the reasons for optimism: the prospect of widespread vaccination, and a Congress more open to stimulus spending.
Employers remain cautious about hiring, one economist says, “but the resurgence of the virus is really the main culprit.”
Students and recent graduates struggle to get hired as the oil industry cuts tens of thousands of jobs, some of which may never come back.
The weekly report, which will be published Thursday morning, might show a drop in claims because of the Christmas holiday.
El coronavirus impactó a Gallup, un pequeño pueblo de Nuevo México ubicado cerca de las reservas de los pueblos nativos estadounidenses, que ahora es uno de los lugares más afectados del país.
A group of worker-owned businesses may present an alternative model to economies dominated by the interests of shareholders.
The industry employs millions of people, and the upheaval it experienced played out in the lives of many Americans.
Urban and rural fortunes diverge in the state, with the pandemic compounding troubles that predated it.
The coronavirus has hurt Indiana University of Pennsylvania, but its financial problems were planted years ago.
Financially pressed Americans looked forward to extended unemployment benefits and a $600 check. Now they are waiting to see if the president will sign the stimulus bill.
Gallup, N.M., has been hit hard by the coronavirus. The town along Route 66, nestled beside Native American land, is now a scene of empty businesses and residents struggling with uncertainty.
Many have put capacity restrictions in place, even as new lockdowns may spook visitors.
The future of travel will involve fewer selfies from Icelandic spas.
Even with new federal aid on the way, many Americans face a holiday of tough choices, trying to celebrate while dealing with pressing needs.
A plunge in ridership at the international high-speed train mirrors wider troubles gripping Europe’s railway industry.
The aid package will keep millions from losing jobless benefits. But it comes too late to prevent lasting damage to many families and businesses.
“It’s going to be a challenging few months,” one economist says. A new pandemic relief bill from Congress could soften the blow.
The state of Wisconsin is a microcosm of the financial devastation the pandemic has brought the sports industry, and those who rely on it.
The decision, intended to slow a second wave of coronavirus cases, is a blow to the struggling restaurant industry.
A pandemic relief program allows no forgiveness of overpayments, even when recipients are not at fault and the funds are already spent.
The recent coronavirus surge is taking a toll on jobs that one economist calls “a slow-moving disaster.”
Every time it looks like recovery is close, a new surge of the coronavirus pushes back the timeline. Now, even as vaccines raise hopes, for those who rely on tourism for their livelihoods, it might be too late.
The home-rental company’s blockbuster I.P.O. followed that of the delivery company DoorDash. Investors piled into both.
A sous-chef’s search for job security shows how cooks, managers and servers at fine dining establishments have been hit hard by the pandemic.
While a compromise package gaining steam in Congress would provide urgent help to the economy, some people and businesses would be left out in the cold.
November’s hiring of 245,000, the fifth straight monthly easing in new employment, reinforces calls for action on a fresh relief package.
As a standoff over federal aid persists, state and local governments are making deep budget cuts. “Everything’s going to slow down,” one official said.
The decline was the first in three weeks, despite a resurgence of Covid-19 cases. Economists warn of more job losses ahead.
Just 1 percent of borrowers received more than a quarter of the money given out in the form of forgivable loans.
‘La creciente desigualdad es funesta’: la economía deberá luchar contra las secuelas del coronavirus
La aparición de las vacunas ha mitigado los peores temores, pero una recuperación económica significativa permanece distante.
A roaring recovery is in sight, but a lot depends on what Congress does next for the winter economy.
Especially in service industries, old jobs may not be coming back. Training programs are aiming to provide skills for more resilient occupations.
Small-business owners are having to learn approaches like “fail fast,” course-correcting and going virtual — and some are succeeding.
The government is encouraging more factories, but C.E.O.s say labor costs in the country remain high.
The emergence of vaccines has taken the edge off the worst fears, but a meaningful economic recovery probably remains distant.
Claims for new unemployment benefits and other data suggest that the recent increase in infections is threatening the economic recovery.