SCHOOLS SHUT, TRAVEL CURBED AS WORLD SCRAMBLES TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

Governments battling coronavirus epidemics from Iran to Australia shut schools, canceled big events and stocked up on medical supplies...

BREAKINGVIEWS TV: GLOBAL VIRUS

It's too late to stop the disease from becoming a pandemic. Robert Cyran explains why, and how it's likely to overload medical systems...

 
 
 

FED'S "TRICK" IS OVER: INVESTMENT OFFICER

Historically low Treasury yields and political pressure could push the Fed to lower rates, but it would be unlikely to help stocks...

BEYOND MEAT'S RESTAURANT, GROCERY TIE-UPS MORE THAN TRIPLE QUARTERLY SALES

Beyond Meat Inc said on Thursday it expects full-year sales to grow as much as 71%, after reporting that deals with retailers and restaurants...

 
 
 

INVESTMENT ADVISORS WORRY U.S. RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS IS TOO LITTLE TOO LATE

Investment-advisors are increasingly worried that U.S. authorities are not be doing enough to prevent a widespread outbreak of coronavirus...

FINANCIAL FIRMS DISCUSSING CORONAVIRUS CONTINGENCY PLANS WITH REGULATORS: OFFICIAL

U.S.-based banks and brokers are in discussions with federal regulators about allowing staff to work from home and other business continuity...

 
 
 

AMAZON BARS ONE MILLION PRODUCTS FOR FALSE CORONAVIRUS CLAIMS

Amazon.com Inc has barred more than 1 million products from sale in recent weeks that had inaccurately claimed to cure or defend against...

SANDERS PRESIDENCY COULD START WITH U.S. JOBS PROGRAM, THEN SCALE UP

A Bernie Sanders administration might logically start with a roughly $300 billion federal jobs guarantee, a cornerstone of worker protection,...

 
 
 

BLOWOUT FEAR FOR FOREX MARKETS AS CORONAVIRUS STIRS DORMANT VOLATILITY TRADES

With this week's coronavirus-driven rout having shaken awake previously slumbering euro-dollar markets, the spotlight is back on the...

FCC TO PROPOSE FINES FOR U.S. CELLPHONE CARRIERS OVER CONSUMER DATA DISCLOSURES

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is set to propose fining four major U.S. mobile phone companies at least $200 million in...

 
 
 

PFIZER WARNS OF HIT TO FINANCIAL RESULTS ON CONTINUED CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Pfizer Inc on Thursday warned that the continued spread of the coronavirus globally could have an adverse impact on its business and...

FACEBOOK CANCELS CONFERENCE, MICROSOFT WITHDRAWS FROM ANOTHER ON CORONAVIRUS

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it would cancel its annual developer conference due to fears over the coronavirus outbreak and Microsoft...

 
 
 

WALL STREET ON RECORD CORRECTION PACE AS PANDEMIC FEARS LOOM

Wall Street's main indexes tumbled for the sixth straight session on Thursday with the S&P 500 on track for its fastest correction...

OIL PRICES DIVE TO LOWEST IN OVER A YEAR ON CORONAVIRUS FEARS

Oil prices tumbled for a fifth day on Thursday to their lowest since January 2019, as further novel coronavirus cases outside China...

 
 
 

FED'S EVANS: TOO EARLY TO CUT GROWTH OUTLOOK OR RATES ON CORONAVIRUS

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Thursday it was too soon to say if the U.S. growth forecast would be lowered...

TIM BOARD VIEWS POSITIVELY KKR'S NON-BINDING BID FOR FIBER-OPTIC NETWORK

Telecom Italia said on Thursday its board viewed positively a non-binding offer by U.S. investment firm KKR to become the Italian telecoms...

 
 
 

THYSSENKRUPP SELLS ELEVATOR UNIT FOR $18.7 BILLION TO ADVENT-LED CONSORTIUM

Thyssenkrupp on Thursday said it agreed to sell its prized elevator division to a private equity consortium including Advent, Cinven...

GOLDMAN SACHS ASKS SOME TO SKIP CONFERENCE OVER CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Goldman Sachs Group Inc is asking people not to attend the bank's New York conference next week if they or someone they are close to...

 
 
 

VIVENDI FILES APPEAL AGAINST MILAN COURT OK TO MEDIASET REVAMP

France's Vivendi has filed an appeal against a decision by a Milan judge to clear the way for a planned reorganization at Mediaset...

FACEBOOK CANCELS ANNUAL DEVELOPER CONFERENCE AMID CORONAVIRUS FEARS

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it would cancel its annual developer conference, F8 2020, amid rising concerns of the coronavirus outbreak.

 
 
 



Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to...

Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to president's desk

The bill comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated. Read more ...

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

The SEC accused the actor of failing to disclose he was promised $250,000 in cash and $750,000 worth of cryptocurrency. Read more ...

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

The ad was made by The Committee to Defend the President, a super PAC that works to help President Donald Trump and hurt his Democratic rivals. Read more ...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes. Read more ...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers bottomless cups

The unlimited coffee subscription costs just $8.99 a month. Read more ...

Video: Police chief identifies Miller brewery shooting victims

Video: Police chief identifies Miller brewery shooting victims

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales identified the five victims killed Wednesday at Molson Coors. Read more ...

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE sure knows how to spoil a good thing. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt was one of the hottest characters in wrestling, a seemingly unstoppable, otherworldly force. So instead of... Read more ...

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services brass sent more than a dozen workers to meet the first Americans evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan... Read more ...

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NEW YORK - The NBA fined the Minnesota Timberwolves $25,000 on Thursday for violating the player resting policy with point guard D'Angelo Russell. Read more ...

'No longer in position to hold them': Turkey says can't contain Europe-bound...

'No longer in position to hold them': Turkey says can't contain Europe-bound Syrian refugees amid Idlib flare-up

Turkey is no longer able to contain millions of displaced Syrians and has reached “full capacity,” Ankara's ruling AK party said in a fresh threat to open the floodgates into... Read more ...