Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Thursday as investors await the passage of a $2 trillion stimulus package in the U.S. to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Investors are also looking ahead to a report on weekly U.S. jobless claims scheduled to be released later in the day, as it will be among the first data […]

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Panicked shoppers. Empty shelves. Meet the workers keeping you stocked

New York (CNN Business)Hundreds of thousands of retail workers lost their jobs this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to decimate the industry. Stores are closed and online sales are slow because people are holding back on discretionary purchases like clothing. It’s anyone’s guess when stores will be able to reopen or if demand will return when they do. That […]

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Verizon Stock Gets Goldman Upgrade

Goldman Sachs added Dow component Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) to its "Conviction Buy" list on Wednesday morning, placing a $61.00 price target after a three-week 16% slide completed a short-term reversal in the upper $40s. The downdraft looks relatively minor compared to the majority of stocks in recent weeks, but this high-yield slow mover rarely carves volatile price swings. The telecommunications […]

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Coronavirus phase 4 stimulus bill can wait: Cruz, other Republicans

China played ‘critical part’ in coronavirus spread: Ted Cruz Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on U.S.-China relations amid coronavirus and whether more financial resources are needed to address the crisis. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, sounded cool on the idea of Congress writing a […]

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Private sector sheds 27,000 jobs in March as coronavirus ripples through US economy

Coronavirus cases climb as job losses increase: Understanding the impact of the pandemic Barron’s Roundtable of Barron’s associate editor Jack Hough, Barron’s markets editor Ben Levisohn, Barron’s reporter Carleton English and Barron’s senior writer Al Root are joined by Guggenheim Partners’ CIO Scott Minerd to discuss how the coronavirus crisis isn’t over yet and the full impact on the economy […]

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India may ease clinical trial norms for coronavirus vaccine

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation said while the rights, safety, and well-being of trial subjects were of paramount importance, protocol amendment, deviation or modification might be necessary in some cases owing to unavoidable circumstances.  The government is considering temporarily relaxing clinical trial norms as a few pharmaceutical companies are looking to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), […]

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