What the New Stimulus Bill Means for PPP Funding - Jan 8, 2021 

Some provisions will help small businesses; others could hurt the labor pool, such as the extension of unemployment benefits and stimulus checks.; News in Brief: Bloomberg reported just this week that a measure of U.S. manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in more than two years.; Profile Regional Lumber Trends: For reporting lumber price trends graphically, the U.S. is divided into six regions, five for hardwood cants and the western for Doug Fir RL softwood. These graphs illustrate the average lumber prices published within each region over the past year.