Sole proprietors in the U.S. caught a huge break in April. The Paycheck Protection Program, borne out of the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, became available to solo entrepreneurs and independent contractors on April 10, 2020.1 According to a 2017 survey, 36% of U.S. workers are part of the gig economy.2 With so…

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Today’s big question: When will our economy reopen? As new coronavirus cases begin to level off, discussions are heating up about when and how to reopen our economy. Markets dipped a bit today, despite OPEC’s decision to decrease oil production. Click HERE to read more.

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Markets Climb Higher in Advance of Three-Day Weekend Additional stimulus measures from the Federal Reserve plus an agreement between Russia and Saudi Arabia pushed markets higher today. Markets are closed tomorrow for the Good Friday holiday. Click HERE to read more.

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Positive News Lifts Markets Markets resumed their upward climb after yesterday’s lackluster finish, bolstered by forward-looking coronavirus numbers. Look for tomorrow’s meeting between Russia and Saudi Arabia to continue to push markets up. Click HERE to read more.

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Markets Sustain Upward Momentum on Positive News As coronavirus news turns slightly more optimistic, markets responded positively for most of today but ended relatively flat. More relief could be coming soon for small businesses, while talks about Phase 4 of the relief/stimulus package are underway between the Senate and White House. Click HERE to read more.

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