Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press | PostedJun 3rd - 12:38pm
The epic damage to America’s job market from the viral outbreak will come into sharper focus Friday when the government releases the May employment report: Eight million more jobs are estimated to have been lost. Unemployment could near 20%. And potentially fewer than half of all adults may be working.
Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Campeche Wednesday, dumping heavy rain on the already soaked region ahead of an expected eventual turn toward the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Grain futures were mostly higher on Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery gained 4.40 cents at $5.1460 a bushel; July corn fell 2 cents at $3.2240 a bushel; July oats rose 3 cents at $3.31 a bushel; while May soybeans was up .60 cent at 8.5460 a bushel.
More than 400 migrants are living aboard pleasure cruise vessels bobbing in the sea off Malta, many of them for weeks now. But for them, it's no pleasure, only uncertainty over their fate and they aren’t cruising anywhere.