U.S. market history points to a final bottom in August, writes Mark Hulbert. See full story.
S&P 500 books best weekly gain in 45 years, but violent oil swings weigh on energy sector in week’s final session
U.S. stocks finish the holiday-shortened week sharply higher, with the main indexes recovering about half of their losses that were racked up in late March during the height of fears about the impact of COVID-19. See full story.
Some auto insurers are giving refunds because of the coronavirus outbeak — here’s how you can get a break too
Allstate, Geico and Liberty Mutual are giving refunds to drivers. State Farm says it’s closely monitoring the situation. See full story.
These 21 companies are working on coronavirus treatments or vaccines — here’s where things stand
A mix of legacy drugmakers and small startups have stepped forward with plans to develop vaccines or treatments that target the infection caused by the novel coronavirus. See full story.
Bill Gates says U.S. government can’t ‘wave a wand’ and ‘all of a sudden the economy is anything like it was before’ the coronavirus pandemic
Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, says getting back to normalcy for the economy cannot be achieved easily by the government. See full story.
‘It’s appalling to attach a dollar number to a human life — for noneconomists,’ said Colin Camerer, a professor of behavioral finance and economics. See full story.