'We're hoping today's reading will be the peak, but we can't be sure,' he said in an analysis. 'In any event, total layoffs between the March and April payroll surveys look destined to reach perhaps 16 to 20 million, consistent with the unemployment rate leaping to 13 to 16 percent. In one month.' … [Read more...] about Trump ignores catastrophic job figures to hit out at ‘insatiable complainers who should have been stocked long before crisis hit’ and blames New York for ‘late start’ in fighting coronavirus
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As we joined the long queue for cabs, people busied themselves peeling off layers of clothing, and making an ostentatious show of their resortwear underneath. There were two who stood out in particular, first the buxom lady in front of me in the low-cut knockoff Gucci T-shirt, who chewed her gum with a demonstrative little snap. Then there was the guy a couple of spots behind, but seemingly joined to her by a current of energy. He appeared to be well into his 40s, but he sported a boyband haircut, and wore a skimpy singlet and conspicuous gold chain. Every time our line turned a corner, sending the herded passengers ahead of us snaking back in the opposite direction, he leaned on the guiderails, smiling as he craned for a glimpse of her breasts. These were not nouveaux riches exactly, but they were exemplars of new Chinese wealth nonetheless, a wealth that is creating a giant middle class that is yearning to do all of the things that middle classes everywhere are wont to do, and not … [Read more...] about What’s behind Beijing’s drive to control the South China Sea?
Barclays: Waiving interest fees from Friday March 27 until end of April. Barclays customers can apply for a three-month payment holiday on their mortgage. They can also switch mortgages from repayment to interest-only, as well as applying for a temporary increase on their credit card limit. Penalty charges to access fixed savings accounts early have also been removed. Co-op Bank: The bank can waive overdraft fees and review interest rates for some customers. The Co-op bank says that it has a range of measures that can help customers on a case by case basis. First Direct: First Direct has announced a £250 interest-free overdraft. 39.9 per cent for arranged overdrafts. The bank is also giving customers early access to fixed rate savings accounts without closure charges, as well support for customers with unsecured debt by offering breathing space, tailored to individual customer need. Customers can apply for an increase in credit card and overdraft limits and the option … [Read more...] about We’re self-employed single mums – our kids ask ‘will lockdown make us homeless?’ as we face 3-DAY queues on helplines