Small-business owners have until Aug. 8 to apply…

Jovita Carranza, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, speaks as Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, listens at a House Small Business Committee hearing in Washington, D.C.Erin Scott | Getty ImagesThe federal government is about…

GOP HEALS Act gives some businesses a second…

Cash-strapped entrepreneurs who took a federal Paycheck Protection Program loan and are running out of funding may get a second infusion of liquidity.The Senate's HEALS Act,  the Republican proposal for another round of coronavirus relief…

Chesapeake Energy, a pioneer in the U.S. shale…

A worker on a Chesapeake Energy natural gas rig in Fort Worth, TexasMatt Nager | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesChesapeake Energy, the poster child of the U.S. shale revolution, filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday. The…