ANALYSIS-To avoid a repeat of 2008, Main Street America says help needs to be fast

Two weeks. Maybe a month. Small businesses in the United States say promised help from the federal government and the Federal Reserve is welcome news in the battle to stay afloat through the coronavirus crisis, but needs to hit their bank accounts fast if it’s to make a difference as they barter with landlords, hold onto tax receipts, haggle with vendors and hope furloughed staff can get by on unemployment aid.