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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud and Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak are seen at the beginning of an OPEC and NON-OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria December 6, 2019. Leonhard Foeger | Reuters The virtual meeting between OPEC and its allies scheduled for Monday has been postponed, sources familiar with the
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Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 360 points The Dow slid 360.91 points, or 1.69%, to close at 21,052.53. The S&P 500 closed 1.51% lower at 2,488.65. The Nasdaq Composite fell 1.53% to 7,373.08. Mounting worries over the coronavirus and a dismal jobs report pressured equities to end the week. Spike in NY coronavirus deaths New
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An abysmal March jobs report gives a glimpse of the devastating economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Another surge in oil prices on expected output cuts limited the losses in the stock market. Major equity averages suffered their third week of losses in four as the coronavirus crisis deepened. Here’s what happened: 4:22 pm: Sell-off by
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Bank of America said Friday it is now capable of accepting online applications for the government’s $350 billion small business relief program, becoming the first major bank to do so.  As of mid-morning New York time, none of the websites of the three other big U.S. banks — JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo or Citigroup — were accepting applications
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Ursula von der Leyen, incoming president of the European Commission, left, speaks during news conference at the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images European tech industry groups are stepping up their lobbying efforts to ensure the EU supports start-ups hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.
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A Jeep Renegade rolls down an assembly line at Fiat Chrysler’s Melfi assembly plant in Italy in 2015. Michael Wayland / CNBC Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Verint Systems — Shares of the analytics company tumbled 12% in extended trading after Verint Systems missed analysts’ estimates on both earnings and revenue in
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A near-empty Piccadilly Circus is seen pictured at night on March 28, 2020 in London, England. Ollie Millington | Getty Images British tech start-ups are lobbying the government for an emergency support package to help them weather the storm of the coronavirus pandemic. The U.K., which has been formally on lockdown since March 23, introduced
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, December 11, 2019. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Mortgage Bankers Association in a dire letter to regulators Sunday warned that the U.S. housing market is “in danger of large-scale disruption,” due to efforts by the Federal Reserve
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Hank Paulson David Orrell | CNBC Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson warned that the U.S. faces a “very difficult road ahead” after President Trump signed a historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill.  Paulson, a key figure in helping the country avoid economic catastrophe during the 2008 financial crisis, drew on his experience from that tumultuous period
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The stock market has gone so haywire amid the coronavirus crisis that some strategists on Wall Street are giving up on forecasting what comes next. Over the past week or so, chief market strategists at BMO, Oppenheimer and Canaccord Genuity have all suspended their year-end targets on the S&P 500, blaming the unprecedented economic uncertainty that makes projecting
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A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street after further cases of coronavirus were confirmed in New York, March 6, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 915 points The Dow closed 915.39 points lower, or 4.06%, at 21,636.78. The S&P 500 slid 3.37% to 2,541.47. The Nasdaq Composite pulled
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This is a live blog. Check back for updates. 11:44 am: Boeing shares fall as planemaker says it won’t seek government bailout 11:34 am: Pet insurer Trupanion “close to recession resistant,” says RBC With some investors saying the economy could get worse before turning a corner, RBC identified a number of small cap names that can outperform
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