Profitability Is Critical for Small Business Survival, Jim Cramer Says

Katherine Ross

So, let's talk about the payroll protection program or PPP.

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law on Friday, April 24 which includes $320 billion for the PPP, which loans small businesses money to keep their employees on staff. The initial $350 billion funding for the program ran out earlier this month. Another $75 billion is slated for hospitals and $25 billion for testing programs.

The bill is designed to replenish the PPP which ran out of funding a few weeks ago. 

So, while we've been focusing a lot on who's been getting PPP, there's one other question to look at and that would be: for businesses that have gotten PPP, are they viable in the long run?

Watch the full video above for Cramer's full take.

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