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Tuesday March 31st, 2020 10:29AM

AP Business - Consumer News

Ethanol plants seek rule changes to resupply hand sanitizer
Hospitals and nursing homes are desperately searching for hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak and the ethanol industry is ready to step in to provide the alcohol, a key ingredient
7:40PM ( 4 days ago )
What's in store: Groceries installing barriers amid outbreak
Grocery stores across the U.S. are installing protective plastic shields at checkouts to help keep cashiers and shoppers from infecting one another with the coronavirus
4:04PM ( 4 days ago )
Publix stores to have barriers for cashiers as virus spreads
Florida-based grocery chain Publix says it will begin installing plexiglass barriers at the cash registers to protect its workers and customers from the coronavirus
2:52PM ( 5 days ago )
With billions at stake, banks try to save stunned borrowers
Facing near certainty of millions of Americans defaulting on hundreds of billions of loans all at once because of the coronavirus outbreak, banks are scrambling to put into place loan forgiveness and relief programs to prevent their customers from panicking and to protect their own finances
2:44PM ( 6 days ago )
$10 toilet paper? Coronavirus gouging complaints surge in US
Across a country where some shelves are empty and patience is thin, authorities are receiving a surge of reports about people trying to cash in on the coronavirus crisis with outrageous prices, phony cures and other scams. An Associated Press survey of attorneys generals in all 50 states found the number of complaints has already exceeded 5,000
6:19PM ( 1 week ago )
Gov't says Fifth Third opened fake accounts like Wells Fargo
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against Fifth Third Bank, alleging the bank's employees opened fake accounts for customers in order to meet aggressive sales targets
3:26AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Amid virus crisis, officials announce health care tech rules
Coronavirus may be at the top of Americans' concerns, but top Trump administration officials tried to switch subjects by announcing new health care tech rules on Monday
5:39PM ( 3 weeks ago )
China's factories try to shield workers as output revives
Factories in China that make the world's smartphones, toys and other consumer goods are trying to protect their employees from a virus outbreak as they resume production
10:36PM ( 3 weeks ago )
High court debates presidential power on Super Tuesday
The Supreme Court is wrestling with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal consumer financial laws
4:08PM ( 3 weeks ago )
High Court debates presidential power on 'Super Tuesday'
The Supreme Court is wrestling with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal consumer financial laws
12:37PM ( 3 weeks ago )