Economy

Mnuchin: Economy Could Be Open in May

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street,” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that he believes it’s possible the U.S. economy could be reopened in May. Host Jim Cramer asked, “Now, do you think, with this, there’s a possibility,

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 13: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to the press outside of the West Wing of the White House on March 13, 2020 in Washington, DC. Mnuchin fielded questions about the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Bill Gates Pessimistic on Schools Reopening, Economic Outlook

Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates stated in a recent interview that he thinks schools in the United States will be able to reopen in the fall but that the U.S. economy won’t magically return to how it was before the coronavirus pandemic.

Bill Gates directs US education funding to local schools

Google Bans Zoom over Security Concerns

Tech giant Google has banned Zoom, the videoconferencing service that has enjoyed explosive growth during the Chinese virus lockdown, from employees’ computers, citing potential security vulnerabilities.

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