Tagged: Coronavirus

Powell Says US Economy Facing Heightened Uncertainty

Powell Says US Economy Facing Heightened Uncertainty

Banking & Finance

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the outlook for the U.S. economy is “extraordinarily uncertain” and the success of the recovery effort will depend in large part on the country’s ability to contain the spread of the coronavirus. read more >

Roger Williams Waxes Philosophical

Roger Williams Waxes Philosophical

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Roger Williams was on the phone with a reporter, discussing COVID-19, the energy industry’s future, and his own plans as CEO of Energy Security Partners to build the state’s largest economic development project ever. But first, a sidetrack into semantics. read more >

Remote Work: Pandemic & Beyond (Regina Young Commentary)

Remote Work: Pandemic & Beyond (Regina Young Commentary)

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that technology has made remote work viable for positions previously considered not suitable for such arrangements. And many employees who were previously apprehensive about remote work have now embraced it. Will employers now consider making remote work permanent for such positions? read more >

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic Future

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Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >

Pandemic-Infused Demand Puts Enviro Tech In 24-7 Mode

Pandemic-Infused Demand Puts Enviro Tech In 24-7 Mode

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Making hand sanitizer is nothing new for Enviro Tech Chemical Services Inc. of Modesto, California. But three months ago, the product was swept up in an unexpected surge in popularity thanks to COVID-19. read more >

Arkansas Cattlemen Refuse to Run With The Herd

Arkansas Cattlemen Refuse to Run With The Herd

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The cattle ranching industry may undergo some changes in the turbulent wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the changes may not include the one cattlemen fear the most: loss of independence. read more >

Governors Who Quickly Reopened Backpedal as Virus Surges

Governors Who Quickly Reopened Backpedal as Virus Surges

Health Care

When Texas began lifting coronavirus restrictions, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott didn't wear a mask. He wouldn't let mayors enact extra precautions during one of America's swiftest efforts to reopen. He pointed out that the White House backed his plan and gave assurances there were safe ways to go out again. read more >