Today is Tuesday, April 7 and we are reading that requests to delay mortgage payments jumped 2000% over the past few weeks, the stock market climbs again and MLB is considering having all of its games in Arizona once the shutdown is lifted. See these articles and more below:
Requests to delay mortgage payments jump nearly 2,000% as borrowers seek relief during coronavirus outbreak
Mortgage payments for the month of April are not even officially late until the 15th, but borrowers are flooding into the government’s mortgage forbearance program.
Stocks rose on Tuesday, building on the strong gains from the previous session, as investors grew more optimistic about a decline in new coronavirus cases.
Treasury Department prepares to seek more than $200 billion to replenish small business coronavirus program
Treasury Department officials are preparing to ask Congress to swiftly commit another $200 billion to replenish a new small business coronavirus program that is being overwhelmed by surging demand, according to two people briefed on the pending announcement.
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said he hopes to approve further funding Thursday to buoy small businesses devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Add one more idea to Major League Baseball’s plan to resume operations after the coronavirus pandemic forced the worldwide suspension of sports.