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Category: blogSource: slopeofhopeJan 20th, 2020

The US"s coronavirus death rate is currently 1.6% — one of the lowest of any hard-hit country. Here"s how it compares to places like China and Italy.

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The coronavirus' death rate — a calculation that divides the number of known deaths by the total number of confirmed cases — varies widely by country right now. As of Friday, the US's death rate is about 1.6%, whereas .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Mass. public health commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

This article first appeared on MassLive.com. Massachusetts Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel has tested positive for COVID-19, she said Friday. “I was tested Thursday night and received the results back today from the State Public Health Labora.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Hawaii issues RFQ for P3 partner to redevelop Aloha Stadium

The state of Hawaii on Friday posted a request for qualifications for prospective companies to participate in a public-private partnership to redevelop Aloha Stadium into a sports and entertainment complex that could include hotel, residential, reta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

What the $2 trillion stimulus means for you

President Donald Trump passed the historic bill on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 27th, 2020

What the $2 trillion stimulus means for you

President Donald Trump passed the historic bill on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 27th, 2020

Abbott Labs receives FDA approval for rapid COVID-19 test

Abbott Laboratories said late Friday that it received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

The government stimulus checks soon coming to millions of Americans will be tax-free

Anchiy/E+/Getty President Trump signed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package into law on Friday. Millions of Americans are expected to receive stimulus checks — o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Airbnb is freezing marketing spending and slowing hiring as losses reportedly reach hundreds of millions of dollars

Mike Windle/Getty Images Airbnb has halted most teams to freeze hiring for the foreseeable future, according to a report in The Information on Friday. Technical and essential roles are still open and moving through the process on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Portland, Multnomah to allow business income tax deferrals

Portland-area business owners owing business income tax by April 15 now have dispensation to delay their filings until July 15. The city of Portland and Multnomah County revealed Friday that businesses .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

OHSU expects $50M a month hit from COVID-19

Oregon Health & Science University expects a monthly operating loss of $38 million a month, rather than an $11 million gain, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Financial Officer Lawrence Furnstahl told the OHSU Board on Friday. The novel coronavir.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Stocks retreat following 3-day surge even as House passes $2.2 trillion stimulus package

U.S. stocks pulled back Friday following three straight days of gains as the House approved a massive coronavirus relief package for the.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 27th, 2020

Wall Street tumbles as U.S. virus cases climb

Wall Street fell sharply Friday, ending a massive three-day surge after doubts about the fate of the U.S. economy resurfaced and the number of coronavirus cases in the country climbed. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Apple app available to help Americans determine if they need care for coronavirus

Apple Inc. , in partnership with the White House Coronavirus Task Force and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Friday released an app and website designed to help Americans d.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Delta CEO says gov"t aid ensures no industry lay-offs through September 30

Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Ed Bastian said payroll assistance funds from the government under a massive stimulus package approved on Friday ensure there will not be any involuntary furloughs or pay cuts in the U.S. airline industry through Sept. 30......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Treasury: U.S. will be "compensated" for assistance to airlines

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Friday that taxpayers will "compensated" for providing up to $25 billion in direct grants to the airline industry......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Saudi Arabia says no talks on new oil deal, Moscow suggests larger OPEC+

Saudi Arabia said on Friday it was not in talks with Russia to balance oil markets despite rising pressure from Washington to stop a price rout amid the coronavirus pandemic and an attempt by Moscow to fix a rift with the de facto OPEC leader......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Global oil refiners shut down as coronavirus destroys demand

The first oil refinery shutdowns in India and Europe were announced on Friday while global refinery runs drop like a stone in response to plunging demand as countries worldwide implement lockdowns......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

ECB tells euro zone banks to skip payouts as virus hits economy

The European Central Bank told euro zone banks on Friday to skip dividend payments and share buybacks until October at the earliest and use their profits to support the economy as it is hit by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Oil plunges posting fifth straight weekly loss despite stimulus efforts

Oil prices plunged 5% on Friday and posted a fifth straight weekly loss as demand destruction caused by the coronavirus outweighed stimulus efforts by policymakers around the world......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Trump tells GM: Stop "wasting time", build ventilators to address coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday invoked emergency powers to require General Motors Co to build much-needed ventilators for coronavirus patients after he accused the largest U.S. automaker of "wasting time" during negotiations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020