Citi’s global health-care, strategy and economics teams say governments and health-care providers will be able to supply 60% of U.S. individuals of working age with antibody tests by the end of April, and 95% by the end of May. See full story.
U.S. manufacturers see biggest plunge in new orders and employment in 11 years, ISM finds
American manufacturers began to feel the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic toward the end of March as new orders fell to the lowest level since the end of the 2007-2009 Great Recession, a new survey of executives showed. The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index slipped to 49.1% last month from 50.1%. See full story.
Will companies in the Dow report earnings as usual despite COVID-19 disruptions, or delay them because they can?
Just because the Securities and Exchange Commission will allow companies to delay reporting earnings results, if needed, it doesn’t mean any of them will. See full story.
Dow slides more than 600 points as Trump’s warning on coronavirus puts investors on edge
Stocks fall early Wednesday after the U.S. market logged its worst quarterly performance since 2008, as President Donald Trump warned that a “very, very painful” two weeks lies ahead for the country in face of a rapidly spreading COVID-19 outbreak. See full story.
‘Would you risk your life for a jar of marmalade?’ My coronavirus survival guide to navigating grocery stores safely
A 5-point guide to supermarket shopping in the age of COVID-19 from a New Yorker who spent an hour there. See full story.
‘With remote schooling in session in many U.S. communities due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, my husband and I are adding a new title to our resumes: teacher.’ See full story.