The Republican National Convention was planned for Charlotte, North Carolina.
However, party officials now say that the entire Republican National Convention may be relocated. That’s because the state of North Carolina has been unwilling to assure that the event will proceed
The Democrat governor has been hesitant to commit to a large gathering of people in August, due to the coronavirus.
The RNC is now looking at relocating the Republican National Convention to Las Vegas.
The Big News . . .
Goldman Sachs: 21% Unemployment
Goldman Sachs says that the unemployment rate is now at 21.7%. That’s the firm’s “real time” calculation of unemployment in America. The consensus estimate from economists is 19%.
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Germany Lifts European Travel Ban
Germany announced that it will lift its travel ban on European countries effective June 15. It will be replaced with travel advisories. This means the country will admit visitors from 29 European countries.
Unemployment in Europe Hits 7.3%
The unemployment rate in Europe ticked up from 7.1% in March to 7.3% in April. However, it was still down from 7.6% in April 2019. Many European countries have been paying businesses to keep employees rather than laying them off.
The Coronavirus Numbers
Here are the numbers from Tuesday at 9 a.m. ET:
- 6,484,151 Infected worldwide
- 383,109 Deaths
- 1,882,148 Infected in the U.S.
- 108,104 Deaths in the U.S.
Stocks continue to rally and recover from the coronavirus crash.
Maybe it’s the weather. Summer is here and Americans are getting back to work and enjoying the outdoors.
There’s great optimism regarding the re-opening of America. Here in Vermont, stores are busy. Lots of cars are back on the roads. And restaurants with outdoor seating are busy.
There are also hopes that more stimulus from Washington, D.C., will support the economic recovery.
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