GO in the Know: Jobs Report, Stimulus Update & Top Financial News for March 30
Congrats, you’ve made it halfway through the workweek. You’ve earned a break, right? Before you continue on with your day, GOBankingRates is here with the lunchtime lowdown on today’s biggest financial news stories.
The Big Lead: March Jobs
Despite a very tight labor market, private sector employment increased by 455,000 jobs in March — slightly more than experts expected — according to the ADP National Employment Report.
Business Spotlight: Robinhood
Robinhood announced it is extending trading hours, “to build a world where people have the flexibility to invest on their own timelines and on their own terms.” Its stock price got a nice boost after the news broke, and is up around 15% for the week.
Stimulus Update: Essential Workers In This State Will Receive $500 Checks
In Massachusetts, $500 payments will be delivered to 500,000 people as part of the one-time Employee Premium Pay Program. The first round of payments will go to low-income essential workers.
Bonus: Money Advice for Women
According to a new survey, 69% of women feel they are underpaid concerning their current value at their company. Women have also suffered the most financially during the pandemic, but there are nascent signs of improvement.
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