For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

The COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic upheaval have thrown millions of lives into disarray. Industries have collapsed, businesses closed, jobs disappeared. Compounding the misery is a question no one can answer: When will this all be over?

1.2 million seek jobless aid after $600 federal check ends

Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired.

Disney 3Q revenue drops 42%, missing expectations

Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday reported that its net income fell dramatically in the three-month period that ended in June when most of its theme parks were shuttered and theatrical movie releases were postponed.