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China Is Reopening Its Wet Markets. That’s Good

Hold the outrage. Far from being cesspits of disease, they provide clean, fresh produce......»»

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Trump announces intent to nominate White House lawyer Brian Miller as inspector general for $2 trillion coronavirus law

Trump announces intent to nominate White House lawyer Brian Miller as inspector general for $2 trillion coronavirus law.....»»

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White House scrambles to scoop up medical supplies worldwide, angering Canada, Germany

German officials even accused the U.S. of piracy over a shipment of masks officials claimed was diverted to the U.S. in Thailand......»»

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As coronavirus spreads, so do reports of companies mistreating workers

Since the viral pandemic started ravaging the country in recent weeks, workers, unions and attorneys are seeing a dramatic rise in cases they say illustrate a wave of bad employer behavior......»»

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Perspective: Need cash now? Here are some options, with pros and cons.

Even at a time of financial crisis because of the coronavirus, you do have a number of options. Here’s a guide to help find the right one......»»

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With hand sanitizer and elbow bumps, real estate agents are still selling during pandemic

Not even the coronavirus can stop open houses, in-house inspections and in-person closings......»»

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Why Leveraged Loans, CLOs Feed Worries in Virus Slump: QuickTake

Higher-risk corners of the financial market are under stress from the economic collapse caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. One area that’s a focus of intense nail-biting is so-called leveraged loans -- or borrowing by companies with shakier credit .....»»

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Coronavirus unemployment guide: What to do if you get laid off or furloughed

Here are eight questions to consider if you find yourself among the hundreds of thousands of Americans without a job......»»

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FTC, FCC crack down on coronavirus robocall scams

Americans were bombarded with more than 132 million robocalls a day in March as the pandemic worsened......»»

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Dow tumbles 360 points after rough March jobs report

Oil prices jump another 10 percent, building on Thursday’s record showing......»»

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Retailers furloughed nearly 1 million workers this week. But the industry’s troubles are just beginning.

Analysts say at least 15,000 stores, including some well-known brands, are likely to close permanently......»»

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Thousands flood banks as federal small-business loan program begins

Some banking officials have warned that the abbreviated review process ― which allows borrowers to attest to their own eligibility without the government’s approval ― will make the program a magnet for fraud......»»

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Airborne or Not? The Evidence on Virus Transmission

Officials of the World Health Organization have said since February that the new coronavirus that causes Covid-19 spreads, at least in most cases, via virus-containing droplets emitted when an infected person coughs, sneezes or exhales. These can.....»»

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Dow tumbles after rough March jobs report

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How Germany Pays Workers When Their Work Dries Up 

The state-funded German safety net known as Kurzarbeit, which keeps salaries flowing to workers even when their work has dried up, is getting renewed attention as governments around the world grapple with the economic fallout of the coronavirus p.....»»

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Oil Market Is Desperate for Saudi Arabia to Flatten the Curve

Immediate production cuts are needed to extend the deadline for storage capacity maxing out, but that only buys time......»»

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This week’s awful jobs numbers, in perspective

Words alone can't do these cataclysmic jobs numbers justice. What about charts?.....»»

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When, and How, Does the Coronavirus Pandemic End?

With confirmed cases of Covid-19 globally exceeding 1 million and more countries going into lockdown to slow the pandemic, the emerging question is: “When will this all end?” The answer depends in large part on uncertainties about the novel coron.....»»

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Bankers Are Sitting on a Vast Mountain of Risky Trades

Everybody’s worried about bad loans, but what about the hundreds of billions of dollars of Level 2 and Level 3 assets held by the biggest banks?.....»»

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35 essential games to play while stuck at home

Looking for a new way to entertain yourself? From role-playing games, to battle royales, to open-world masterpieces, the Launcher team endorses these can't-miss titles......»»

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