Today is Tuesday, April 14 and we see that the market has jumped as the coronavirus outlook improves and applications for mortgage forbearance programs continue to rise. We also read some important information about the incoming stimulus checks and how many restaurants are staying in business by delivering donated meals to front-line workers.
Stocks jumped on Tuesday as investors grew more optimistic about the coronavirus outlook while bracing for the start of the corporate earnings season.
A recent report finds that two million borrowers have applied for forbearance programs to mitigate the fallout of the coronavirus.
The first wave of stimulus relief checks were deposited into some Americans’ bank accounts over the weekend, according to the IRS. Millions more can expect to receive theirs in the coming weeks as part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill passed to aid Americans suffering financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
The IRS began depositing coronavirus stimulus relief checks this week to some eligible Americans. But questions about the payments, including how quickly Americans will actually receive them, still abound.
Healthcare workers on the front lines are working long, hard hours amid the Covid-19 pandemic – some pulling extra shifts without even stopping to eat. And as many restaurants across the country donate meals to keep essential healthcare workers fed, giving back to others has had another much needed consequence: It’s helping keep those restaurants in business and their staff working.