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Economic Calendar

The real-time Economic Calendar covers financial events and indicators from all over the world. It's automatically updated when new data is released. The Real-time Economic Calendar only provides general information and it is not meant to be a trading guide. FXStreet commits to offer the most accurate contents but due to the large amount of data and the wide range of official sources, FXStreet cannot be held responsible for the eventual inaccuracies that might occur. The Real-time Economic Calendar may also be subject to change without any previous notice.

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Economy

US payrolls plunge 701,000 in March amid the start of a job market collapse
04/04/2020 12:34 AM
It was the first decline in payrolls since September 2010 and came close to the May 2009 financial crisis peak of 800,000.
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Small businesses have 'a million questions' about paycheck relief loan as applications come due
04/03/2020 10:50 PM
As the SBA prepares to start accepting applications for payroll relief loans on Friday, business owners are confused about the program's details.
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Coronavirus could create 'a generation of supersavers' and reshape the economy
04/03/2020 06:52 PM
A generation of risk-averse supersavers could emerge from the fallout of the coronavirus crisis and potentially reshape the economy, experts have said.
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Jobs may not come totally back for years, all depending on how small businesses weather this storm
04/04/2020 04:00 AM
By some estimates, it will take until 2023 or even longer to bring the labor market back to where it was just week ago in February.
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US jobless claims could soon exceed 8 million, economist projects
04/03/2020 05:31 PM
The number of weekly unemployment claims filed in the U.S. could soon exceed 8 million as the fallout from widespread shutdowns amid the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen, one economist told CNBC on Friday.
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US weekly jobless claims double to 6.6 million
04/02/2020 09:13 PM
First-time claims for unemployment insurance had been expected to total 3.1 million, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.
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Fed's Eric Rosengren says the central bank 'acted quickly' but Congress will need to do more
04/02/2020 01:58 AM
The Boston Fed president still expects big hits from coronavirus on the economy, particularly employment.
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These states could be hit with the biggest job losses from the coronavirus pandemic
04/02/2020 02:07 AM
When the coronavirus pandemic eventually subsides, the economic impact will be felt unevenly from one part of the country to another. The regions feeling the biggest impact may also see the fastest growth when they recover, according to an analysis Wednesday from IHS Markit. Here are state-by-state job loss projections from the analysis:
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March's ISM manufacturing index is 49.1, signaling contraction as coronavirus hits economy
04/01/2020 09:31 PM
U.S. manufacturing activity contracted in March as the coronavirus outbreak continues to pressure the economy, data released Wednesday by the Institute for Supply Management showed.
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Coronavirus effect could be 'far deeper than the subprime crisis,' says mortgage company CEO
04/01/2020 11:44 PM
For most mortgage borrowers, the first of the month is payment day. This month, however, is a very different story. Millions of borrowers have either lost jobs or income, and are suddenly struggling to make those monthly payments.
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he's having ongoing discussions about infrastructure
04/01/2020 09:35 PM
The Treasury secretary told CNBC he is holding discussions with Congress about a potential infrastructure bill.
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US companies cut 27,000 jobs before the worst of the coronavirus shutdown, millions more coming, Moody's says
04/01/2020 09:26 PM
The March ADP count covers the period before the social distancing measures that have shut down large parts of the economy.
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Mnuchin says he will ask Congress for more small business loan funding if $350 billion pool runs out
04/01/2020 11:18 PM
The $350 billion loan program aims to help small businesses cover payroll and benefits during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Home price gains were strong in January, says S&P Case-Shiller, before coronavirus hit US economy
03/31/2020 08:00 PM
The gains came before the coronavirus shut down much of the economy and the housing market. Now there are forecasts that home values will weaken significantly.
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February pending home sales jump over 9% annually, ahead of major coronavirus impact
03/30/2020 09:32 PM
Homebuyer demand was strengthening markedly just before COVID-19 began its spread across the U.S. Pending home sales, which measure signed contracts on existing homes, rose 2.4% in February compared with January. Sales were up a steep 9.4% annually, according to the National Association of Realtors. That is the highest pace in exactly three years.
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Pence says economic fundamentals remain strong despite massive coronavirus impact
03/28/2020 03:03 AM
Vice President Mike Pence said that the fundamentals of the U.S. economy remain strong despite the coronavirus pandemic that has tanked markets and led to unprecedented layoffs of millions.
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IMF chief Georgieva says the world is in a recession, containment will dictate strength of recovery
03/27/2020 11:50 PM
International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva said Friday that the global economy is now in a recession thanks to COVID-19.
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Coronavirus stimulus just pushed Fed's balance sheet past $5 trillion for the first time ever
03/28/2020 12:52 AM
Though its efforts to keep markets running and boost the economy are just getting into gear, the Federal Reserve's asset portfolio has reached levels never seen before.
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US consumer sentiment falls to lowest level in more than 3 years
03/27/2020 11:02 PM
U.S. consumer sentiment fell to a three-year low as the coronavirus outbreak takes a toll on the economy, according to data from the University of Michigan.
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US consumer spending rose, inflation was moderate in February
03/27/2020 09:33 PM
U.S. consumer spending rose moderately in February and momentum is set to fade rapidly in the coming months, with the coronavirus pandemic upending life for Americans.
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Jobless claims soar past 3 million to record high
03/26/2020 09:22 PM
The number shatters the Great Recession peak of 665,000 in March 2009 and the all-time mark of 695,000 in October 1982.
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US economy grew at 2.1% rate in fourth quarter
03/26/2020 09:21 PM
The economy grew by a moderate 2.1% in the fourth quarter of last year, but many economists believe that will be the last positive growth seen for some time as the country endures a sharp contraction due to the impact of the coronavirus.
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Tudor Jones says DC coronavirus aid is biggest fiscal-monetary 'bazooka' ever, more like 'nuclear bomb'
03/26/2020 09:54 PM
"We did in two weeks what it took the Fed eight months to do in 2009," hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones told CNBC.
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Jerome Powell's message to Americans: 'The Federal Reserve is working hard to support you'
03/26/2020 07:41 PM
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is trying to reassure Americans about this unprecedented financial crisis ignited by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke sees 'very sharp' recession, followed by 'fairly quick' rebound
03/25/2020 09:02 PM
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sounded an optimistic tone on the longer-term state of the economy,
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Fed's James Bullard says after a short-term 'unparalleled' shock, economy will boom again
03/25/2020 08:59 PM
The central bank official was in the news earlier this week when he forecast that the unemployment rate will skyrocket to 30%, higher than it was even during the Great Depression.
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Bernanke says Fed chief Powell 'got ahead of this,' and 'going big' was right thing to do
03/25/2020 09:17 PM
Bernanke told CNBC the Federal Reserve acted with appropriate force.
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Democratic Sen. Chris Coons says $2 trillion coronavirus relief package was 'worth the day wait'
03/25/2020 10:51 PM
"The things that Democrats stood firm for, expanding unemployment, helping states and counties, investing in hospitals, transparency on the big fund" are now all included, the Delaware Democrat said on CNBC's "Squawk Box."
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House unlikely to vote on historic $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill Wednesday
03/26/2020 01:50 AM
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will pass the legislation later Wednesday. The full text of the bill has not yet been released.
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US durable goods orders unexpectedly jump 1.2% in February
03/25/2020 08:29 PM
New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods unexpectedly rose in February, but are set to decline as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic sap demand and push the economy into recession.
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Finance

Treasury makes coronavirus loan terms less favorable for small businesses
04/04/2020 04:50 AM
The Treasury Department raised interest rates on its Paycheck Protection Program loans for small businesses and reduced their payback period.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Friday
04/04/2020 07:26 AM
Mounting worries over the coronavirus and a dismal jobs report pressured equities to end the week.
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Coronavirus loan program delayed for independent contractors and self-employed workers
04/04/2020 04:38 AM
A $349 billion loan program opened Friday for small businesses to help cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic. Independent contractors and self-employed workers must wait another week.
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US services sector growth slows down in March, ISM says
04/03/2020 09:15 PM
Activity in the U.S. services sector slowed down in March as business grapple with the coronavirus outbreak, data released Friday by the Institute for Supply Management showed.
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Bank of America says 85,000 small businesses have asked for $22.2 billion in loans since 9 a.m.
04/04/2020 04:42 AM
The U.S. has asked banks to help it dole out at least $350 billion in loans to small businesses, part of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus law.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Disney, 3M, Tesla, Apple, Peloton & more
04/03/2020 07:11 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Disney, 3M, Tesla, Apple, Peloton, and more.
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Coronavirus could create 'a generation of supersavers' and reshape the economy
04/03/2020 06:52 PM
A generation of risk-averse supersavers could emerge from the fallout of the coronavirus crisis and potentially reshape the economy, experts have said.
More
Stock market live Friday: Dow down 350, worst jobs report in a decade, oil's best week
04/04/2020 03:26 AM
Major equity averages suffered their third week of losses in four as the coronavirus crisis deepened.
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10-year Treasury yield heads for weekly decline as coronavirus crisis deepens
04/03/2020 08:09 PM
Long-maturity Treasury yields fell on Friday after March jobs report showed a surge in layoffs, giving a hint at the economic damage caused by the coronavirus crisis.
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Tech lobby groups urge EU chief to save start-ups from collapse
04/03/2020 02:32 PM
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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Coronavirus is unleashing an 'economic shock wave' not felt since the 1930s, hedge fund manager Mark Yusko warns
04/03/2020 07:12 AM
Morgan Creek Capital's Mark Yusko tells investors to brace for a nearly once in a lifetime downturn.
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Dire feelings on Main Street on eve of small business lending program launch
04/03/2020 06:55 AM
While small business advocates are hopeful about the program, questions do remain about the loan volumes expected and the readiness of all parties in getting this up and running tomorrow.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Tesla, Dave & Buster's, Chewy and more
04/03/2020 05:10 AM
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.
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White House says small business lending will begin Friday, but JPMorgan says it's not ready
04/03/2020 07:26 PM
The program is a crucial component of the $2 trillion stimulus package signed last week by President Trump to cushion disruptions tied to the coronavirus.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday
04/03/2020 03:14 AM
Stocks traded in a wide range Thursday as investors weighed a record jump in unemployment claims and a sharp rally in oil prices.
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Fed's Kashkari says, 'We need to err on the side of being generous' with rescue programs
04/03/2020 02:26 AM
Kashkari was an architect of the 2008 Troubled Asset Relief Program that aided banks through the Great Recession.
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Jim Chanos says beware the 'virus stocks' like Peloton, Zoom benefiting temporarily from lockdowns
04/03/2020 02:16 AM
Short seller Jim Chanos warned investors about piling into "virus stocks" boosted by the coronavirus lockdown temporarily.
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Fed's Kaplan sees the jobless rate rising to midteens then falling to 8% this year
04/03/2020 02:04 AM
The recovery likely will be more U-shaped as consumers struggle to recover from an economic near-stoppage, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan told CNBC
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Chime pilots way to get $1,200 stimulus checks to users instantly after talks with Mark Cuban
04/04/2020 02:29 AM
The idea for the program came in discussions with entrepreneur Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks.
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Goldman CEO David Solomon says 'no question' that the initial US response to coronavirus was slow
04/02/2020 10:26 PM
As the toll of the coronavirus mounts, news outlets have reported that the U.S. government squandered weeks of time to prepare for its arrival.
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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon returns to work after heart surgery
04/02/2020 10:05 PM
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is working remotely after the bank announced on March 5 that he had emergency surgery.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: CarMax, Walgreens, Disney, Zoom & more
04/02/2020 07:21 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include CarMax, Walgreens, Disney, Zoom, and more.
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Oil surges 24% for best day on record after Trump tells CNBC Saudis, Russia reach agreement
04/03/2020 01:56 AM
Oil prices skyrocketed after President Donald Trump told CNBC Saudis and Russia will ease pressure on oil, ending a price war that has contributed to crude's massive plunge.
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Stock market live Thursday: Trump report to CNBC rips oil higher, crude's best day, Dow up 450
04/03/2020 03:20 AM
Stocks rebounded on Thursday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost nearly 1,000 points on Wendesday.
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For some Chinese businesses, there's no going back to life before the coronavirus
04/02/2020 11:17 AM
As the second quarter begins in China, it's an altered landscape in the coronavirus-stricken economy with businesses that remain shut — some for good.
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Brace for coronavirus fallout to take stocks to new lows, $107B money manager warns
04/02/2020 08:28 PM
Wilmington Trust's Meghan Shue warns investors will see two grim quarters of losses — not just one.
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Dow jumps more than 450 points as Wall Street concludes another wild session
04/03/2020 03:19 AM
Stocks rose in volatile trading as oil prices jumped on expectations Saudi Arabia and Russia will ease the pressure off the oil market.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: PVH, Royal Caribbean, AMC and more
04/02/2020 05:10 AM
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Wednesday
04/02/2020 03:13 AM
Stocks fell sharply on the first day of the new quarter amid mounting concerns over the coronavirus and its health and economic ramifications.
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Energy CEOs will meet with Trump Friday at the White House as oil prices tumble
04/02/2020 01:49 AM
Chief Executives from at least seven energy companies are set to meet with President Donald Trump on Friday at the White House to discuss energy policy, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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Politics

Treasury makes coronavirus loan terms less favorable for small businesses
04/04/2020 04:50 AM
The Treasury Department raised interest rates on its Paycheck Protection Program loans for small businesses and reduced their payback period.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Friday
04/04/2020 07:26 AM
Mounting worries over the coronavirus and a dismal jobs report pressured equities to end the week.
More
Coronavirus loan program delayed for independent contractors and self-employed workers
04/04/2020 04:38 AM
A $349 billion loan program opened Friday for small businesses to help cushion the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic. Independent contractors and self-employed workers must wait another week.
More
US services sector growth slows down in March, ISM says
04/03/2020 09:15 PM
Activity in the U.S. services sector slowed down in March as business grapple with the coronavirus outbreak, data released Friday by the Institute for Supply Management showed.
More
Bank of America says 85,000 small businesses have asked for $22.2 billion in loans since 9 a.m.
04/04/2020 04:42 AM
The U.S. has asked banks to help it dole out at least $350 billion in loans to small businesses, part of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus law.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Disney, 3M, Tesla, Apple, Peloton & more
04/03/2020 07:11 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Disney, 3M, Tesla, Apple, Peloton, and more.
More
Coronavirus could create 'a generation of supersavers' and reshape the economy
04/03/2020 06:52 PM
A generation of risk-averse supersavers could emerge from the fallout of the coronavirus crisis and potentially reshape the economy, experts have said.
More
Stock market live Friday: Dow down 350, worst jobs report in a decade, oil's best week
04/04/2020 03:26 AM
Major equity averages suffered their third week of losses in four as the coronavirus crisis deepened.
More
10-year Treasury yield heads for weekly decline as coronavirus crisis deepens
04/03/2020 08:09 PM
Long-maturity Treasury yields fell on Friday after March jobs report showed a surge in layoffs, giving a hint at the economic damage caused by the coronavirus crisis.
More
Tech lobby groups urge EU chief to save start-ups from collapse
04/03/2020 02:32 PM
European tech industry groups are stepping up their lobbying efforts to ensure the EU supports start-ups hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.
More
Coronavirus is unleashing an 'economic shock wave' not felt since the 1930s, hedge fund manager Mark Yusko warns
04/03/2020 07:12 AM
Morgan Creek Capital's Mark Yusko tells investors to brace for a nearly once in a lifetime downturn.
More
Dire feelings on Main Street on eve of small business lending program launch
04/03/2020 06:55 AM
While small business advocates are hopeful about the program, questions do remain about the loan volumes expected and the readiness of all parties in getting this up and running tomorrow.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Tesla, Dave & Buster's, Chewy and more
04/03/2020 05:10 AM
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.
More
White House says small business lending will begin Friday, but JPMorgan says it's not ready
04/03/2020 07:26 PM
The program is a crucial component of the $2 trillion stimulus package signed last week by President Trump to cushion disruptions tied to the coronavirus.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday
04/03/2020 03:14 AM
Stocks traded in a wide range Thursday as investors weighed a record jump in unemployment claims and a sharp rally in oil prices.
More
Fed's Kashkari says, 'We need to err on the side of being generous' with rescue programs
04/03/2020 02:26 AM
Kashkari was an architect of the 2008 Troubled Asset Relief Program that aided banks through the Great Recession.
More
Jim Chanos says beware the 'virus stocks' like Peloton, Zoom benefiting temporarily from lockdowns
04/03/2020 02:16 AM
Short seller Jim Chanos warned investors about piling into "virus stocks" boosted by the coronavirus lockdown temporarily.
More
Fed's Kaplan sees the jobless rate rising to midteens then falling to 8% this year
04/03/2020 02:04 AM
The recovery likely will be more U-shaped as consumers struggle to recover from an economic near-stoppage, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan told CNBC
More
Chime pilots way to get $1,200 stimulus checks to users instantly after talks with Mark Cuban
04/04/2020 02:29 AM
The idea for the program came in discussions with entrepreneur Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks.
More
Goldman CEO David Solomon says 'no question' that the initial US response to coronavirus was slow
04/02/2020 10:26 PM
As the toll of the coronavirus mounts, news outlets have reported that the U.S. government squandered weeks of time to prepare for its arrival.
More
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon returns to work after heart surgery
04/02/2020 10:05 PM
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is working remotely after the bank announced on March 5 that he had emergency surgery.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: CarMax, Walgreens, Disney, Zoom & more
04/02/2020 07:21 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include CarMax, Walgreens, Disney, Zoom, and more.
More
Oil surges 24% for best day on record after Trump tells CNBC Saudis, Russia reach agreement
04/03/2020 01:56 AM
Oil prices skyrocketed after President Donald Trump told CNBC Saudis and Russia will ease pressure on oil, ending a price war that has contributed to crude's massive plunge.
More
Stock market live Thursday: Trump report to CNBC rips oil higher, crude's best day, Dow up 450
04/03/2020 03:20 AM
Stocks rebounded on Thursday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost nearly 1,000 points on Wendesday.
More
For some Chinese businesses, there's no going back to life before the coronavirus
04/02/2020 11:17 AM
As the second quarter begins in China, it's an altered landscape in the coronavirus-stricken economy with businesses that remain shut — some for good.
More
Brace for coronavirus fallout to take stocks to new lows, $107B money manager warns
04/02/2020 08:28 PM
Wilmington Trust's Meghan Shue warns investors will see two grim quarters of losses — not just one.
More
Dow jumps more than 450 points as Wall Street concludes another wild session
04/03/2020 03:19 AM
Stocks rose in volatile trading as oil prices jumped on expectations Saudi Arabia and Russia will ease the pressure off the oil market.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: PVH, Royal Caribbean, AMC and more
04/02/2020 05:10 AM
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Wednesday
04/02/2020 03:13 AM
Stocks fell sharply on the first day of the new quarter amid mounting concerns over the coronavirus and its health and economic ramifications.
More
Energy CEOs will meet with Trump Friday at the White House as oil prices tumble
04/02/2020 01:49 AM
Chief Executives from at least seven energy companies are set to meet with President Donald Trump on Friday at the White House to discuss energy policy, according to sources familiar with the matter.
More