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The Margin: Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York offers his daily coronavirus update — watch it live here
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:57:11 GMT
Along with daily news briefings by President Donald Trump and the White House coronavirus task force, daily updates from top governors, notably Andrew Cuomo of New York, Gavin Newsom of California and J.B. Pritzker of Illinois have emerged as must-see events of this pandemic period.
Metals Stocks: Gold gains, buoyed by another surge in jobless claims
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:56:33 GMT
Gold futures gain ground Thursday as another large jump in weekly first-time jobless claims set prices on track for their biggest one-day gain in over a week.
Coronavirus update: 962,977 global cases, 49,180 deaths and U.S. workers file for benefits in record numbers
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:54:10 GMT
The number of cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 edged closer to the 1 million mark on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims soared to record levels, offering a grim look at how the illness is hurting businesses, individuals and the economy.
Market Snapshot: Stocks power higher after Trump says Russia, Saudis will cut oil output; crude soars
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:48:33 GMT
Stocks pushed higher Thursday, buoyed by reports that Saudi Arabia and Russia had agreed to curb oil production in order to stabilize prices, even after data showed U.S. weekly jobless claims soared to a record.
: UK benefits claims soar to almost 1 million in two weeks as coronavirus pandemic shuts down economy
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:49:09 GMT
Almost 1 million people in the U.K. have applied for state benefits since Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the public to stay at home, a huge spike from the 100,000 claims in a typical two-week period.
Key Words: Fox News host asks a doctor about the government’s coronavirus response — some say his answer might have cost him a return appearance
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:47:51 GMT
Dr. Rishi Desai, chief medical officer at Osmosis, talked to Fox News host Martha MacCallum about the shortcomings of the Trump administration’s response to coronavirus pandemic. He didn’t hold back.
Zoom Video lurches from boom to backlash amid privacy issues, ‘Zoom bombing’ attacks
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:47:21 GMT
For weeks, Zoom Video Communications Inc. basked in the glow of surging shares, enthusiastic research reports, and insatiable demand among consumers and enterprises.
The Ratings Game: Domino’s Pizza, Papa John’s to benefit from coronavirus-related restaurant closures, analysts say
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:43:21 GMT
BTIG analysts say that Domino’s and Papa John’s will see market share gains as independent pizza restaurant owners succumb to the financial pressures of the coronavirus pandemic.
Project Syndicate: Why America is losing to the coronavirus
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:42:46 GMT
Success lies in an uncompromising approach involving mass testing, contact tracing, and selective quarantining —all of which the U.S. has failed to do.
Outside the Box: What to know about how the coronavirus crisis will impact your money market fund
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:41:11 GMT
Government intervention should be enough to keep your money market fund safe, writes Robert C. Pozen.