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9:16 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
How this Nasdaq-U.K.-listed Chinese biotech is revolutionizing cancer treatment Biotech company Chi-Med could list in Hong Kong as soon as 2021Chi-Med has been granted three U.S. Food and Drug Administration Fast Track Designations for its cancer drugs.
8:01 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting another bullish reversal: S&P 500, Nasdaq rally from key support Focus: Japan’s stealth breakout attempt, Amazon narrowly holds key support, EWJ, AMZN, VFC, CROX, TMU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Monday, rising amid renewed vaccine optimism as well as merger and acquisition activity. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are concurrently rising from major support closely matching the 50-day moving average. The tandem successful retests preserve a bullish intermediate-term bias.
10:23 a.m. Sept. 10, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global death toll tops 905,000, U.S. toll above 191,000 and experts slam Trump for playing down virus ‘If we’d had widespread mask-wearing mandates, we could have reduced deaths by as much as 20% to even 50%,’ says one expertThe number of global fatalities from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 905,000 on Thursday and the U.S. death toll rose above 191,000, amid widespread criticism of President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis, after journalist Bob Woodward revealed that Trump admitted to him that he deliberately downplayed the virus in the early part of the outbreak.
9:04 a.m. Aug. 12, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global cases top 20.3 million, U.S. tally tops 5.15 million as Florida and Georgia see record one-day deaths British economy hit the hardest of any by COVID-19 as GDP shrinks by the most on recordThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 worldwide climbed above 20.3 million on Wednesday and the U.S. case tally topped 5.15 million, as Florida and Georgia reported record one-day death tolls.
10:27 a.m. Aug. 1, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
5 stocks that should thrive as the digital payments trend ramps up Gert van der Geer of Pictet Asset Management focuses on 12 long-term global trendsGert van der Geer of Pictet Asset Management focuses on 12 long-term global trends.
2:20 a.m. July 27, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Closed Apple Stores could change iPhone buying habits, but there’s reason for hope amid pandemic Apple in the age of COVID-19: Smartphone demand may be snapping back as Apple prepares for fall iPhone launch Apple in the age of COVID-19: Smartphone demand may be snapping back as Apple prepares for fall iPhone launchWhat’s normally a ho-hum quarter for iPhone sales will be interesting for Apple Inc. this year as the COVID-19 crisis prompts big changes in the way people shop for electronics.
11:10 a.m. July 24, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally climbs to 15.6 million and U.S. hits 4.07 million as virus spreads fast in Florida, California and Texas Three members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average — Intel, American Express and Verizon — reported earnings with mixed resultsThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed to 15.6 million on Friday, and the U.S. case tally hit 4.07 million as the virus continued to spread in the South and West and more states reported that health care systems are steadily being overwhelmed.
8:01 a.m. July 17, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bullish holding pattern, S&P 500 traverses higher plateau Focus: VIX presses 200-day average, Home construction ETF tags four-month highs, Emerging markets sustain July breakout, ITB, EEM, ZS, PGR, LVGOU.S. stocks are mixed early Friday, largely treading water amid receding volatility. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has asserted a higher plateau — capped by next resistance (3,233) — while the Dow Jones Industrial Average digests a decisive early-week break atop its 200-day moving average.
2:08 a.m. July 15, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global cases of COVID-19 climb above 13 million as California, Hong Kong and India reimpose restrictions on movement Earnings season kicks off with bank earnings showing expected boost in loan loss provisions and strong trading and investment banking resultsThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 13 million on Tuesday, and the world’s eighth biggest economy, California, moved to again temporarily shut down higher-risk businesses such as bars and restaurants after a spike in hospitalizations.
7:48 a.m. July 6, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
S&P 500 ventures atop key resistance (3,155), Nasdaq spikes to record high Focus: China takes flight from key support, FXI, AKAM, TEAM, SWKS, VRSKU.S. stocks are firmly higher Monday, rising after a strong batch of global economic data and following market-friendly remarks from China. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has ventured atop major resistance (3,155) — and is vying for its first close atop the inflection point since June 10 — while the Nasdaq Composite extends its July break to uncharted territory.
2:40 p.m. June 17, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow ends 170 points lower, snaps 3 days of gains, as coronavirus concerns drag indexes lower Coronvirus cases rise in at least 9 U.S. states, while Fed’s Powell tells Congress unemployment benefits should be extendedU.S. stocks slumped in the final hour of trade Wednesday to end three days of gains, as investors monitored signs of a revival of the coronavirus pandemic in some U.S. states and China, while still hoping for a quick economic recovery as business activity resumes.
4:05 a.m. June 6, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
These Chinese stocks will be hurt the most if the U.S. forces them to delist U.S. investors will find it tougher and more expensive to buy shares in some Chinese companiesU.S. investors will find it tougher and more expensive to buy shares in some Chinese companies if delisting law is passed.
11:52 a.m. May 29, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
10-year Treasury yield falls most in three weeks as Trump draws attention to U.S.-China tensionsU.S. Treasury yields fall Friday after President Donald Trump railed against China in a news conference, but also appeared to take a less severe approach against Beijing than worried over the issue of Hong Kong.
2:53 a.m. May 29, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
HSBC and Prudential drag down London stocks as investors eye U.S.-China tensionsLondon stocks came under pressure on Friday, putting a stop to a string of winning sessions as investors waited to hear what President Donald Trump will say about China at a planned press conference later.
7:07 a.m. May 27, 2020 - By Shang-Jin Wei
America’s threat to delist Chinese companies could make everybody better off Chinese firms might submit to greater scrutiny by the U.S. auditing agency to gain credibility with investors Far from confirming fears of a widespread delisting of Chinese firms, a proposed U.S. law will likely improve the investment environment.
1:36 a.m. May 26, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Why one strategist says these hard-hit stocks will rebound — even if there’s a second wave to the pandemicOne strategist says the economy is better prepared for a new wave of infections — and value stocks are near a point where they will lead the market.
4:53 a.m. May 24, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Is your city reopening after coronavirus lockdown? Scientists say avoid these places New peer-reviewed research says coronavirus droplets caused by talking remain in the air for 8-14 minutesNew peer-reviewed research says coronavirus droplets caused by talking remain in the air for 8-14 minutes.
4:09 p.m. May 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Our boss quarantined for 14 days after being exposed to coronavirus, yet we’re strong-armed to return after a few days ‘People do go back to the factory floor because they’re afraid they’ll lose their jobs’‘People do go back to the factory floor because they’re afraid they’ll lose their jobs.’
1:02 p.m. May 4, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
Dow scores sharpest turnaround since March as technology, energy shares stage late-Monday surge Tesla, Amazon’s stock gains helped to power the Nasdaq’s advance on Monday; Phillips 66, Valero, Marathon shares lift S&P energy sectorStock indexes close higher Monday, reversing losses of 1% and more earlier in the session, after U.S. crude prices settle above $20 a barrel and investors look past U.S. and China tensions rekindled over Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
9:54 a.m. May 3, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
As 30 states prepare to reopen, exercise extra caution in these public spaces Is 6 feet really the ‘magic number’ in public spaces? Is 6 feet really the ‘magic number’ in public spaces?
8:25 a.m. May 2, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Can you alter your 2019 taxes in order to qualify for the $1,200 stimulus check? ‘In 2019, tax-law changes made it advantageous for me to claim my oldest as a dependent. I now regret doing that’‘In 2019, tax-law changes made it advantageous for me to claim my oldest as a dependent. I now regret doing that.’
7:10 a.m. May 2, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘I was punished for being responsible. I filed my 2019 taxes early — and received almost no stimulus check’ ‘Is there anything I can do? I find this very unjust and poorly thought out’‘Is there anything I can do? I find this very unjust and poorly thought out.’
4:23 a.m. May 1, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My state is reopening restaurants and movie theaters. Am I selfish if I go, or am I selfish if I stay home? ‘I am torn between supporting our town and our nation’s economy, and ensuring that I don’t contribute to an increase in coronavirus infections’‘I am torn between supporting our town and our nation’s economy, and ensuring that I don’t contribute to an increase in coronavirus infections.’
11:04 a.m. April 28, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: German infection rate ticks higher after reopening moves, offers lesson to U.S. governors Caterpillar says 75% of facilities are operating and Merck expects virus to shave $2.1 billion off full-year revenueU.S. governors pushing to reopen their states after COVID-19-driven lockdowns may want to look to Germany on Tuesday, where early attempts to lift restrictions on movement had led to an increase in the coronavirus infection rate.
4:51 a.m. April 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
I didn’t feel well last month and asked my housekeeper to stay home. I am nervous about having her come back. She asked for ‘unpaid wages.’ What should I do? ‘I would like to help her, but I thought she was self-employed and, therefore, knew her income would fluctuate’‘I would like to help her, but I thought she was self-employed and, therefore, knew her income would fluctuate.’
3:43 a.m. April 24, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Couples earning over $150K get less than $2,400 in their stimulus check. Is that unfair — or too generous? Readers weigh in ‘Kids are expensive and they eat a lot, not to mention medical and dental bills, especially now that school is out’‘Kids are expensive and they eat a lot, not to mention medical and dental bills, especially now that school is out.’
1:32 p.m. April 21, 2020 - By Satyjit Das
International business will be an early victim of coronavirus as governments take greater control of their economies COVID-19 has exposed a fundamental weakness of the U.S. and world economiesCOVID-19 has exposed a fundamental weakness of the U.S. and world economies, writes Satyajit Das.
6:42 p.m. April 19, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
30% of Americans say coronavirus was made in a lab, despite evidence to the contrary, Pew survey finds Younger U.S. adults were more likely than older people to say the virus was developed in a laboratoryYounger U.S. adults were more likely than older people to say the virus was developed in a laboratory.
6:40 p.m. April 19, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Trump administration and Cuomo finally agree on one thing: Americans should wear face masks — a timeline of conflicting messages and policy U-turns What does the scientific evidence say? Will they really protect you from coronavirus?What does the scientific evidence say? Will they really protect you from coronavirus?
12:19 p.m. April 15, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Will coronavirus survive airborne? Are young people safe? Do face masks protect me? Are men more likely to die? Burning questions on COVID-19 As stock markets leap and plunge and people around the world learn to stay home, outlandish rumors about COVID-19 persistAs stock markets leap and plunge and people around the world learn to stay home, outlandish rumors about COVID-19 persist.
7:30 a.m. April 14, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Central banks around the world have come up short in normalizing credit conditions: IMF Bank capitalizations are worse than during the 2008 financial crisis for many countries, global financial body concludesGlobal financial conditions remain much tighter compared to earlier in the year despite massive central bank intervention, according to a new report on market conditions released by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday.
11:31 a.m. April 13, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: 1.89 million cases worldwide, 118,304 deaths; and Trump attacks Dr. Fauci and the New York Times Amazon hiring another 75,000 workers to expand grocery delivery and Aurora Cannabis is planning a 1-for-12 reverse stock splitThe U.S. death toll from COVID-19 rose above 22,000 on Monday, as President Donald Trump railed against the nation’s top infectious disease expert for suggesting more lives could have been saved if restrictions on movement had been imposed earlier.
11:25 a.m. April 13, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
I kicked my roommate out as she works with adolescents, a group more likely to pass on coronavirus. Can I stop her coming home? ‘I gave her an ultimatum to isolate at home or move out for the protection of me, my sister and herself’‘I gave her an ultimatum to isolate at home or move out for the protection of me, my sister and herself.’
6:52 a.m. April 13, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Coronavirus doesn’t care who you’ll vote for in November.’ My boss says the virus is a conspiracy and told me to work — even though I was just tested ‘I’m falling through the cracks. I worry that if I do get COVID-19 and die, my husband and children will have no recourse against this employer’‘I’m falling through the cracks. I worry that if I do get COVID-19 and die, my husband and children will have no recourse against this employer.’
9:59 a.m. April 11, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: 1.72 million cases worldwide, 106,469 deaths; U.S. surpasses Italy in number of fatalities Amazon plans to test frontline workers, and 3M is suing Performance Supply for price gouging in N95 respiratorsThe number of U.S. cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 500,000 on Friday, while the death toll climbed by more than 2,000 to surpass Italy and mark the deadliest day of the pandemic so far.
4:59 a.m. April 11, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Coronavirus has ruined everything.’ My husband refuses to work. Is it too much to ask him to find a job when millions of people are now out of work? ‘I see him every day relaxing and taking it easy while I’m working. I’ve suggested jobs with car services and food-delivery services, but to no avail’‘I see him every day relaxing and taking it easy while I’m working. I’ve suggested jobs with car services and food-delivery services, but to no avail.’
11:29 a.m. April 8, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: 1.46 million cases worldwide, 85,397 deaths; Wuhan lifts travel ban, while U.S. case tally tops 400,000 Arconic is cutting 10% of its workforce, and McDonald’s has raised $6.5 billion in debt to boost liquidityThe number of U.S. cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 400,000 on Wednesday, as companies continued to cut costs and furlough workers as they close offices and idle plants to prevent the spread of the deadly illness.
8:36 a.m. April 6, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Your boss is playing God’: My grocery store banned face masks for staff. I don’t want to contract coronavirus. How can I stay safe? ‘Wearing the mask makes me feel safer and helps to guard me against coronavirus. It does not interfere with my ability to do my job’‘Wearing the mask makes me feel safer and helps to guard me against coronavirus. It does not interfere with my ability to do my job.’
5:37 p.m. April 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘These dogs have been kissed and cuddled by their owners.’ How is our pet salon still open when human salons are closed? ‘We have no masks or gloves, and are required by the job to spend 15 to 20 minutes at a time interacting face-to-face with each client’‘We have no masks or gloves, and are required by the job to spend 15 to 20 minutes at a time interacting face-to-face with each client.’
3:58 a.m. March 29, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
This is how long coronavirus lives on kitchen/bathroom surfaces and airborne — and how to stay safe COVID-19 is most similar to the SARS virus, but that doesn’t explain why it has become a much larger outbreak, the CDC, UCLA and Princeton joint study concludedCOVID-19 is most similar to the SARS virus, but that doesn’t explain why it has become a much larger outbreak, the CDC, UCLA and Princeton joint study concluded.
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