Top Ten: Weekend reads: Find out why you haven’t received your coronavirus money from Uncle Sam
Also, something good to do while stuck at home and big news from Amazon.com
The Internal Revenue Services has been able to act quickly to send economic relief checks to millions of people under the CARES Act since mid-April. If you haven’t yet received your payment, here are six possible reasons why, from Andrew Keshner.
Amazon’s big news
Make good use of the time at home
You can declutter not only your closet but your life, as you find ways to reduce stress.
Progress in the fight against coronavirus
As states look to reopen, here are some safety reminders
More on the re-opening:
‘Breaking the business model’ for movie theaters
AMC Entertainment Holding
runs the world’s largest movie theater chain and is obviously in big trouble as it waits to begin reopening theaters in the U.S.
But CEO Adam Aron has opened up a big battle, refusing to allow the chain to show any movies made by Universal Pictures, after NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell said his company (a unit of Comcast
) now plans to release new movies simultaneously in theaters and via on-demand home streaming, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Mike Murphy shares all the details here.
Stock picks that worked well before and during the coronavirus crisis
Here are two completely different but successful strategies:
Oil market remedies
Following the recent collapse of oil prices, Myra Saefong outlines steps the U.S. can take to help stabilize the market, along with American producers and refiners.
More about oil:
Record low mortgage loan rates
Interest rates for 30-year and 15-year mortgage loans are at their lowest levels ever, but many borrowers won’t be eligible for them — not only because of low credit scores.
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