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Wall Street in coronavirus contingency mode with staff, visitors, regulators

11 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Big U.S. banks have been rolling out contingency plans to respond to the global coronavirus outbreak - requiring some staff to work from home, implementing travel restrictions...
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Harley-Davidson CEO exits as iconic bike brand struggles

45 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Harley-Davidson Inc Chief Executive Officer Matthew Levatich stepped down on Friday after failing to boost U.S. sales of its iconic motorcycles.
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U.S. moves high-level U.S. meeting on China tech, possible new Huawei curbs to March: sources

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Trump administration officials have rescheduled for March 11 a critical meeting to discuss potential new U.S. restrictions on sales of technology to Huawei and China, people...
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Investment Advisors Worry U.S. Response To Coronavirus Is Too Little Too Late

Investment Advisors Worry U.S. Response To Coronavirus Is Too Little Too Late

2 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Investors are scrambling to adjust their portfolios to price in the virus' potential for damage to the global economy and assess its further impact on asset prices.
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Fasten your seat belts, U.S. Congress sets hearing on air travel

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

The airline industry could run into turbulence on Capitol Hill next week as a U.S. Congressional panel tackles passenger complaints about unpleasant airline experiences...
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U.S. stocks tumble 11% in worst week since 2008 crisis

3 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

The spread of the coronavirus rattled global financial markets, sending U.S. stocks to their worst week since the financial crisis more than a decade ago. Demand spiked for...
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Trump tries to shift blame as virus outbreak rattles markets

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - As global markets plunged amid growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump and his allies pulled from a familiar playbook Friday and...
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States to get virus testing kits as White House urges calm

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Federal health officials said Friday they're scrambling to get coronavirus testing up and running in every state, as President Donald Trump's chief economic...
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Coronavirus: 'Biggest risk to global growth since the Great Recession'

Coronavirus: 'Biggest risk to global growth since the Great Recession'

3 hours ago   |   Politico

U.S. financial regulators are facing one of their greatest challenges since the financial crisis: how to take control of mounting investor fears without stoking a panic. The...
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Factbox: Global central bankers on coronavirus, possibility of rate cuts

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

With the rapid global spread of the new coronavirus and the U.S. stock market suffering its worst week since the Great Recession, central bankers around the world are under...
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Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Some indexes are set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Read more ...

S&P 500 posts worst week since the financial crisis as coronavirus fears flare

S&P 500 posts worst week since the financial crisis as coronavirus fears flare

All major US indices tanked on Friday, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as 4.1%... Read more ...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government is saying the death toll is only 34

The death toll in Iran from coronavirus could be far higher than the government is letting on. BBC News reported that 210 people have died, per hospital sources, while the... Read more ...

Joe Biden admits he wasn't actually arrested in apartheid South Africa...

Joe Biden admits he wasn't actually arrested in apartheid South Africa, contradicting a story he's told for weeks

Presidential candidate Joe Biden has spent the last several weeks telling campaign audiences he was arrested in apartheid South Africa while trying to meet with Nelson... Read more ...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks, toilet paper, and more - here's what people are buying

Nielsen data shows people are buying masks, hand sanitizer, oat milk, nutrition bars, and more as coronavirus spreads. US sales of hand sanitizer soared 428% in the week ending... Read more ...

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening a global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. Read more ...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus sell-off rages on

All major US indices tanked Friday morning, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as... Read more ...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a key official says that will only happen if the coronavirus becomes a pandemic

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said Friday that interest rates would be cut only if the coronavirus worsened. The comments were the latest sign the central... Read more ...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing how quickly coronavirus fears are hurting new airline and travel markets outside of China

United Airlines said it will significantly reduce its capacity to Japan, Singapore, and South Korea due to the novel coronavirus outbreak . Japan has, over just a few days... Read more ...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine after out-benching his peers in the bench press

Arizona State punter Michael Turk did 25 repetitions of 225 lb on the bench press at the NFL combine. Turk's reps were more than every wide receiver, all but one tight end, and... Read more ...