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Coronavirus updates: Race to increase testing as COVID-19 spreads in U.S. and elsewhere

Coronavirus updates: Race to increase testing as COVID-19 spreads in U.S. and elsewhere

  7m ago With CDC delays, states and hospitals race to implement virus testing There were only 15,000 coronavirus test kits available in the United States as of Wednesday, according to the Food and Drug Administration, which has authorized commercial labs to develop more tests. By the end of the week, those labs were expected… Read More »

Here’s how billionaire investor Howard Marks is telling clients to ride out coronavirus volatility

Here’s how billionaire investor Howard Marks is telling clients to ride out coronavirus volatility

After the Federal Reserve’s damned-if-they-did, damned-if-they-didn’t interest rate cut, it seems Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is getting some credit for what looks like a stock rebound on Wednesday. The former Vice President’s comeback-kid performance in the Super Tuesday Democratic primaries has put him in a good position against Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the… Read More »

Netanyahu election lead shrinks, raising prospect of another Israel vote

Netanyahu election lead shrinks, raising prospect of another Israel vote

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel appeared headed into another political stalemate on Wednesday after nearly-complete results indicated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had failed to secure a clear majority for a right-wing bloc in parliament, despite his claim of victory. FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks to supporters following the announcement of… Read More »

Lady Gaga song interrupts Italian council meeting discussing coronavirus

Lady Gaga song interrupts Italian council meeting discussing coronavirus

A Sunday council meeting discussing the coronavirus in Italy was briefly interrupted by Lady Gaga's newly released song "Stupid Love," which accidentally started playing from an attendee's phone.The mishap provided a brief moment of laughter during a serious time for committee members at the transparency room of the Liguria region, located in northwest Italy. At least 23 people… Read More »

Joe Burrow on Tom Brady: “Don’t compare me to the best player of all time”

Joe Burrow on Tom Brady: “Don’t compare me to the best player of all time”

Getty Images Joe Burrow knows he has a long, long way to go before he’ll have earned comparisons to Tom Brady. Burrow was asked on NFL Network about whether he’s similar to Brady, the Patriots’ six-time Super Bowl winning quarterback. Burrow said he doesn’t want that kind of a burden on his shoulders. “Please don’t… Read More »

Will the bull market make it to 11, or will coronavirus fears end the stock market’s longest run?

Will the bull market make it to 11, or will coronavirus fears end the stock market’s longest run?

CLOSE U.S. and international stock markets take a hit over coronavirus fears. Investment pros are advising not to panic, staying the course on retirement. USA TODAYThe coronavirus crisis is threatening the longest bull market in history, just days before it's set to celebrate its 11th birthday.So can the battered bull, which just had its worst week since… Read More »

Coronavirus updates: U.S. preps for a pandemic as COVID-19 claims 6 lives in Washington state

Coronavirus updates: U.S. preps for a pandemic as COVID-19 claims 6 lives in Washington state

  29m ago Planning to fly in these coronavirus times? Watch this first. More than two dozen airlines, including major U.S. carriers, have canceled all flights to mainland China and suspended some services to and from dozens of other destinations, including London, Milan and Dubai. Delta and American Airlines have said they will waive fees for… Read More »

Google cloned Apple’s 3D Touch for the Pixel using just software

Google cloned Apple’s 3D Touch for the Pixel using just software

Yesterday, Google announced the latest “feature drop” for its Pixel line of Android phones. It’s part of an effort to get people to realize that the Pixel gets software updates ahead of other Android phones and that some of the features it receives stay exclusive to the Pixel. And yesterday’s “drop” epitomizes so many things… Read More »

Steelers offseason plan? There may have been some clues at the NFL combine.

Steelers offseason plan? There may have been some clues at the NFL combine.

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Coronavirus: Mark Carney warns of ‘large’ short-term economic shock

Coronavirus: Mark Carney warns of ‘large’ short-term economic shock

Image copyright AFP Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that coronavirus could produce a "large" but "ultimately temporary" shock to the economy."It is beyond the containment phase," Mr Carney told the Commons Treasury Committee, before adding the economic effects could last up to six months.However, he said the Bank was ready to help… Read More »