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Thu, Apr 2nd, 2020
'Surreal': NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the basement of his Brooklyn funeral home, his protective mask pulled down so his pleas could be heard.

'We need help': Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks in the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed, and the public health...

UBER : 23.68 (-6.85%)
The Latest: South Korea has 86 new cases, total over 10,000

The pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death....

CCL : 7.97 (-9.43%)
Caesars Provides Business Update Related to COVID-19 Impact

LAS VEGAS , April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency has prompted the temporary shutdown of Caesars Entertainment Corporation's ("Caesars", "Caesars Entertainment"...

CZR : 6.46 (-2.56%)
Tesla's 1Q car sales surged before pandemic shut things down

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Tesla's sales of its increasingly popular electric cars got off to fast start this year, even though the company had to slam the brakes along with other major automakers last...

TSLA : 454.47 (-5.63%)
Outbreak: bankruptcies, layoffs, quiet skies and empty rails

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Thursday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of...

UNP : 141.80 (+3.89%)
LUV : 31.50 (-1.69%)
GM : 18.19 (-5.56%)
BA : 123.27 (-5.68%)
GE : 6.90 (-1.99%)
With US border work on track, rural towns fear virus spread

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Major construction projects moving forward along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico are raising fears the coronavirus could race through temporary work camps and spread to...

Record jobless claims but Dems, GOP divide over rescue bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh on Thursday that detailed a record avalanche of unemployment claims offered no signs of easing the rift between Democrats and Republicans over the need for new legislation financing...

Memo: Some in US may not get stimulus checks until August

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information may not...

Premier League stars face backlash over pay during pandemic

The request to Premier League players from British health secretary Matt Hancock was direct: “Take a pay cut.”

Drop in sales mean Powerball jackpots will get even smaller

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Look for Powerball jackpots to get even smaller as the new coronavirus keeps more people at home, not out buying lottery tickets, officials said Thursday.

Mexican economy may contract by 4 to 8% in 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Treasury predicted Thursday that the country's economy will contract by as much as 3.9% in 2020 the face of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, but private analysts are making...

BAC : 20.57 (+4.05%)
You've just lost your job? Here's what you need to know

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 10 million Americans have lost their jobs and applied for unemployment benefits in the past two weeks — a stunning record high that reflects the near-complete shutdown of the...

Wall Street rises for first time in three days as oil spurts

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street rallied Thursday for its first gain in three days after a sudden surge in oil prices revived beaten-down energy stocks. But, as has so often been the case in this year's volatile...

PSX : 51.72 (+4.46%)
World Bank OKs first $1.9B for poor countries battling virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank on Thursday approved its first funds to help some of the globe's poorer countries combat the coronavirus outbreak.

Trump says he expects Russia, Saudis to cut oil production

DUBAI (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia will dramatically cut production and end an that sent energy prices to record lows.

Walgreens, Shopify fall; Occidental, Nevro rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Thursday:

MTN : 139.36 (-1.39%)
OXY : 12.77 (+18.90%)
NVRO : 95.27 (+6.51%)
CHS : 1.0100 (-11.40%)
SHOP.TO : 493.23 (-9.70%)
PVH : 31.87 (-2.33%)
How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Energy companies led stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, giving the market its first gain in three days.

Stimulus aid for 'small business' will go to some big chains

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, critics have growing concerns that some...

Energy stocks lead U.S. markets higher as the price of oil soars 25% on hopes for a truce in Saudi-Russia price war

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy stocks lead U.S. markets higher as the price of oil soars 25% on hopes for a truce in Saudi-Russia price war.

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