8:21 a.m. July 20, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 14.5 million as U.S. death toll climbs above 140,000 with new infections still rising Cal-Maine swung to a profit amid strong demand for eggs and higher prices as Americans ate more at homeThe number of cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 world-wide rose above 14.5 million on Monday, and the U.S. case tally rose to 3.77 million and its death toll topped 140,000, as new infections continued to surge in the South and West.
5:05 a.m. May 22, 2020
- By Tomi Kilgore
Chevron, Exxon Mobil stocks decline to pace the Dow's losers as oil prices sell offShares of Chevron Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp. fell in premarket trading Friday, enough to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average's early decliners, as a selloff on crude oil futures weighed on the energy sector. Chevron shares shed 0.8% and Exxon Mobil's stock fell 0.6%, while rose 19 points, or 0.1%. Crude futures dropped 3.7%, in China and growing worries of increasing trade friction between the U.S. and China. The SPDR Energy Select Sector ETF slid TK% ahead of the open. Among other more-active energy stocks, Occidental Petroleum Corp. slipped 0.4%, Marathon Oil Corp. gave up 0.8%, Apache Corp. fell 1.1% and Halliburton Co. lost 1.3%.
3:23 a.m. May 21, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally at 4.9 million as Trump considers travel ban on Brazil after big jump in death toll Target’s quarterly earnings blow past estimates and United Airlines unveils partnership with Clorox and Cleveland Clinic to make planes safe for passengers The number of global cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to 4.9 million on Wednesday and Brazil suffered its worst fatalities since the start of the outbreak, prompting President Donald Trump to say he may bar entry to flights from Brazil.