US Defense Firms Hiring Thousands Amid Record Unemployment  

US Defense Firms Hiring Thousands Amid Record Unemployment   Pentagon spending on missiles, satellites, and nuclear weapons fuels a production boom, as firms fight off commercial aerospace downturn. As U.S. unemployment reached its highest level since the Great Depression amid the coronavirus pandemic, some of America’s...

UK starts state-backed loans for smallest firms

UK starts state-backed loans for smallest firms © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Daily COVID-19 News Conference in London LONDON (Reuters) – A government-backed loan scheme to help Britain’s small businesses survive the coronavirus lockdown comes into effect on Monday, allowing firms such as hairdressing salons, coffee...