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Economy

Stocks rise after better-than-expected jobs report to close out winning week
07/03/2020 03:13 AM
Stocks rose on Thursday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report as the economy tries to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Record jobs gain of 4.8 million in June smashes expectations; unemployment rate falls to 11.1%
07/02/2020 10:32 PM
Another big contributor to the decline of the jobless rate was a plunge in those on temporary layoff. That total fell by 4.8 million in June to 10.6 million after a decrease of 2.7 million in May.
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Fed's Bullard warns of financial crisis risks as virus cases spike, FT reports
07/02/2020 05:14 PM
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank president James Bullard has warned that a growing number of bankruptcies due to the coronavirus outbreak could lead to a financial crisis, the Financial Times reported.
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17.6 million unemployed Americans probably won't return to their pre-pandemic jobs
07/02/2020 09:34 PM
The share of the workforce currently out of work with no reasonable chance of returning to their jobs is about 11%, or about 17.6 million people, according to new reserach from the Economic Policy Institute.
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GM, Fiat Chrysler U.S. auto sales tank in second quarter as coronavirus saps demand
07/02/2020 08:33 PM
U.S. vehicle sales in the second quarter for General Motors, Toyota Motor and Fiat Chrysler plunged by more than 30%
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June private payrolls rose 2.37 million and there was a big positive revision for May, ADP says
07/01/2020 07:57 PM
Private payrolls grew by 2.369 million for the month, a bit lower than the 2.5 million expectation from economists surveyed by Dow Jones, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody's Analytics.
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Economy's second-half comeback is now threatened by coronavirus resurgence
07/01/2020 07:18 PM
Economists expect to see a bounceback in the second half of 2020, but the resurging virus threatens the strength of the rebound.
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Mortgage demand falls for the second straight week, signaling a potential slowdown in the housing recovery
07/02/2020 07:30 PM
The surge in mortgage demand from homebuyers over the past two months appears to be waning, even as mortgage rates continue to drop.
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U.S. consumer confidence for June jumps more than expected
06/30/2020 11:46 PM
Consumer confidence rose more than expected in June as the U.S. loosened stay-at-home and quarantine restrictions, according to data released Tuesday.
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Goldman Sachs says a national mask mandate could slash infections and save economy from a 5% hit
07/01/2020 07:14 AM
A face mask mandate would not only cut the daily growth rate of new cases of Covid-19, but could also save the U.S. economy up to 5% in GDP.
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Home prices heated up in April, despite brief sales drop from coronavirus, S&P Case-Shiller says
06/30/2020 08:49 PM
Home prices strengthened in April, despite a national economic shutdown and a sharp drop in home sales due to the coronavirus.
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Powell says recovery path is 'extraordinarily uncertain' amid efforts to control virus
06/30/2020 03:00 AM
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Nearly half the U.S. population is without a job, showing how far the labor recovery has to go
06/30/2020 08:48 PM
"To get the employment-to-population ratio back to where it was at its peak in 2000 we need to create 30 million jobs," said Torsten Slok, Deutsche Bank's chief economist.
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Pending home sales spike a record 44.3% in May, as homebuyers rush back into the market
06/29/2020 11:52 PM
Pending home sales spiked a stunning 44.3% in May compared with April, according to the National Association of Realtors. That beat expectations of a 15% rise. Sales were still 5.1% lower compared with May 2019.
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Employment recovery may be slowing as virus cases climb
06/29/2020 07:24 PM
Data from staffing firms that track hourly employees show job growth may have stagnated or even declined in recent weeks.
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Fragile economic recovery faces first big test with June jobs report in the week ahead
06/27/2020 03:44 AM
The second half of 2020 is here, and now it's up to the economy to prove that the stock market was right about a sharp comeback in growth.
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Coronavirus mortgage bailouts suddenly swell as homeowners face new struggles
06/27/2020 02:49 AM
After declining for three weeks, the number of borrowers delaying their monthly mortgage payments due to the coronavirus rose sharply.
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Total of those receiving unemployment benefits falls below 20 million
06/25/2020 09:49 PM
Jobless claims totaled 1.48 million last week as unemployment related to the coronavirus pandemic remained stubbornly high. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been expecting 1.35 million claims.
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U.S. GDP fell at a 5% rate in the first quarter, and the worse is likely on the way
06/25/2020 07:47 PM
The U.S. economy shrank at a 5.0% rate in the first quarter with a much worse decline expected in the current three-month economic period because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Homebuilders see strongest May sales in over a decade, but they have a big problem
06/24/2020 12:24 AM
Sales of newly built homes jumped far more than expected in May, according to the U.S. Census. After slowing dramatically in March, as the coronavirus shut down the economy, they posted the strongest May pace since 2007, a recovery that surprised even the builders themselves. But housing starts were not nearly as strong, and builders are struggling to meet this new demand.
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Fed's Rosengren reports 'tremendous interest' from businesses for loan program
06/19/2020 09:02 PM
As the Main Street lending facility wraps up its first full week of operation, Rosengren reported brisk interest on the borrowing side amid what looks like tepid interest from banks thus far.
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A tale of two recessions: Some Americans thrive as others suffer
06/22/2020 11:42 PM
The recession is playing out much differently across wealth, race and gender divides. Some are bearing the brunt of the economic contagion, while others hardly feel a thing.
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Another 1 million jobless claims show Congress may need to extend extra benefits set to expire
06/19/2020 04:57 AM
Economists say the latest jobless claims report shows adds weight to calls for the extension of expanded unemployment benefits.
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Jobless claims total 1.5 million, worse than expected as economic pain persists
06/18/2020 09:06 PM
The elevated claims number persists even as all states have reopened to varying degrees and nonfarm payrolls grew by 2.5 million in May.
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Powell warns of 'significant uncertainty' about the recovery and says small businesses are at risk
06/17/2020 01:01 AM
The Fed chairman repeated warnings about the economy during the first day of his semiannual testimony before Congress.
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Powell says the Fed doesn't want to 'run through the bond market like an elephant'
06/16/2020 11:41 PM
Powell said the central bank's announced move this week to buy corporate bonds fulfills a pledge it had made earlier but is not an effort to take over the market.
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Homebuilder sentiment posts biggest monthly surge ever, a sign housing is rebounding from coronavirus
06/16/2020 10:53 PM
Builder sentiment jumped a striking 21 points in June to 58, the largest monthly increase ever in the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.
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U.S. May retail sales surge 17.7% in the biggest monthly jump ever
06/17/2020 02:53 AM
U.S. retail sales were expected to rise 8% in May, after plunging 16.4% the prior month as retailers went into lockdown amid the coronavirus crisis.
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The Fed says it is going to start buying individual corporate bonds
06/16/2020 04:27 AM
Those purchases will go along with the ETFs the Fed already has been buying, the central bank announced Monday.
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New York region manufacturers are the most optimistic since the Great Recession
06/15/2020 09:46 PM
Monthly improvement came across the board, especially in the index of future business conditions.
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Finance

Where you bank can make a big difference for racial justice
07/04/2020 08:45 PM
Netflix announced recently that it would move some of its cash to financial institutions that support Black communities in the U.S. You can do the same.
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Think tank explains why it's 'pointless' to delist Chinese companies from U.S. stock markets
07/03/2020 02:06 PM
The move will neither deny those firms access to American capital markets nor hurt China's growth, said Peterson Institute for International Economics.
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IPOs in Hong Kong and Shanghai pop, despite pandemic, tensions with the U.S.
07/03/2020 08:47 AM
Initial public offerings (IPOs) in greater China jumped in the first half of this year, bucking the declines seen elsewhere due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday
07/03/2020 05:27 AM
A massive spike in U.S. jobs creation sparked a rally on Wall Street to end the holiday shortened week.
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Loop Capital CEO says diversifying his workforce has been easy: 'I focus on talent'
07/03/2020 03:00 AM
"It was always a struggle for Wall Street to hire African Americans," Loop Capital Chairman and CEO Jim Reynolds told CNBC.
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Unemployment is falling. But it may be short-lived: 'There's no cause for celebration'
07/03/2020 12:26 AM
The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in months and the U.S. economy added record jobs in June. But there are several reasons to temper optimism about the rebound.
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Stock market live Thursday: S&P up 4% for the week, Nasdaq new record, blowout jobs number
07/03/2020 03:25 AM
All the latest headlines moving markets.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: McDonald's, Tesla, JetBlue, Facebook & more
07/02/2020 08:10 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include McDonald's, Tesla, JetBlue, Facebook, and more.
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Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong protests, as analysts weigh in on national security law's impact
07/02/2020 01:43 PM
About 370 protesters were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday — 10 of them were apprehended for breaching the new security law just one day after it took effect.
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Wall Street is under pressure over its lack of diversity
07/02/2020 11:48 AM
A global corporate reckoning that began in the United States after the killing of George Floyd has prompted industries long dominated by White males, such as the financial sector, to rethink diversity.
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As the coronavirus pandemic persists, here's one encouraging sign for Chinese exports
07/02/2020 07:33 AM
The global coronavirus pandemic shows little signs of letting up, and some say that's creating further demand for China's medical products.
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Wild market swings may dominate the next six months, but Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus suggests the bulls will win
07/02/2020 06:12 AM
Oppenheimer Asset Management's John Stoltzfus believes traders, short-term and nervous investors will drive weakness over the next six months. But he expects the bull market to prevail.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Inovio, CBL, Coty and more
07/02/2020 05:05 AM
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Wednesday
07/02/2020 03:08 AM
Stocks traded higher for most of the session amid positive news on a potential coronavirus vaccine.
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Fed officials see need for 'highly accommodative' policy ahead, minutes show
07/02/2020 02:22 AM
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday released the minutes from its June 9-10 meeting, during which it held interest rates steady and said it expects loose policy to prevail until the economy gets back to normal.
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Bobby Bonilla 'took the Mets to the woodshed' with his lucrative 25-year deal
07/02/2020 07:08 PM
The Mets pay Bobby Bonilla nearly $1.2 million each year on July 1. The deal is among the best for a player in sports history for several reasons.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: FedEx, Pfizer, Macy's, Beyond Meat & more
07/01/2020 11:09 PM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
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Coronavirus could be a 'major turning point' for sustainable investing, says JPMorgan
07/01/2020 11:00 PM
JPMorgan said that Covid-19 could spark a greater uptick in ESG investing.
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Tesla tops Toyota to become largest automaker by market value
07/01/2020 11:21 PM
Tesla just became the world's most valuable automaker.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Macy's, United, FedEx, Boeing, Facebook & more
07/01/2020 07:25 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Macy's, United, FedEx, Boeing, Facebook, and more.
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Stock market live Wednesday: Nasdaq-100 hits new record, S&P 500 rises, Pfizer vaccine shows promise
07/02/2020 03:40 AM
A conversation about market moving news.
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Robin Hood foundation launches new initiative aimed at funding nonprofits run only by people of color
07/01/2020 09:00 AM
Wes Moore, the CEO of the foundation, told CNBC in an interview that Robin Hood is already dedicating $10 million in seed capital to the fund.
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Coronavirus spikes and political risks won't wreck the new bull market, Tony Dwyer predicts
07/01/2020 07:03 AM
Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer sees near-term weakness as a buying opportunity.
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Fintech start-up TransferWise is set to launch an investments feature
07/01/2020 02:04 PM
TransferWise says it has received permission from the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority to deal in investments.
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S&P 500 rises to start the new quarter, tech leads Nasdaq Composite to record close
07/02/2020 03:14 AM
Market sentiment got a lift from positive coronavirus vaccine news and strong U.S. economic data.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: FedEx, Facebook, Virgin Galactic and more
07/01/2020 05:19 AM
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.
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Here's what happened to the stock market on Tuesday
07/01/2020 03:16 AM
Stocks ended Tuesday's session on a high note, posting their best quarter in decades
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Watch Jerome Powell, Steven Mnuchin testify before House finance committee on pandemic response
06/30/2020 11:24 PM
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This is what unemployment benefits will look like without that extra $600 a week
07/01/2020 01:40 AM
The $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits, created by the CARES Act coronavirus relief law, will end after July 31, absent an extension. The average American would go from fully replacing lost wages to replacing about a third.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Micron, Xilinx, Lululemon, Boeing, Uber and more
07/01/2020 03:04 AM
These are the stocks posting the largest moves in midday trading.
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Politics

Where you bank can make a big difference for racial justice
07/04/2020 08:45 PM
Netflix announced recently that it would move some of its cash to financial institutions that support Black communities in the U.S. You can do the same.
More
Think tank explains why it's 'pointless' to delist Chinese companies from U.S. stock markets
07/03/2020 02:06 PM
The move will neither deny those firms access to American capital markets nor hurt China's growth, said Peterson Institute for International Economics.
More
IPOs in Hong Kong and Shanghai pop, despite pandemic, tensions with the U.S.
07/03/2020 08:47 AM
Initial public offerings (IPOs) in greater China jumped in the first half of this year, bucking the declines seen elsewhere due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday
07/03/2020 05:27 AM
A massive spike in U.S. jobs creation sparked a rally on Wall Street to end the holiday shortened week.
More
Loop Capital CEO says diversifying his workforce has been easy: 'I focus on talent'
07/03/2020 03:00 AM
"It was always a struggle for Wall Street to hire African Americans," Loop Capital Chairman and CEO Jim Reynolds told CNBC.
More
Unemployment is falling. But it may be short-lived: 'There's no cause for celebration'
07/03/2020 12:26 AM
The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in months and the U.S. economy added record jobs in June. But there are several reasons to temper optimism about the rebound.
More
Stock market live Thursday: S&P up 4% for the week, Nasdaq new record, blowout jobs number
07/03/2020 03:25 AM
All the latest headlines moving markets.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: McDonald's, Tesla, JetBlue, Facebook & more
07/02/2020 08:10 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include McDonald's, Tesla, JetBlue, Facebook, and more.
More
Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong protests, as analysts weigh in on national security law's impact
07/02/2020 01:43 PM
About 370 protesters were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday — 10 of them were apprehended for breaching the new security law just one day after it took effect.
More
Wall Street is under pressure over its lack of diversity
07/02/2020 11:48 AM
A global corporate reckoning that began in the United States after the killing of George Floyd has prompted industries long dominated by White males, such as the financial sector, to rethink diversity.
More
As the coronavirus pandemic persists, here's one encouraging sign for Chinese exports
07/02/2020 07:33 AM
The global coronavirus pandemic shows little signs of letting up, and some say that's creating further demand for China's medical products.
More
Wild market swings may dominate the next six months, but Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus suggests the bulls will win
07/02/2020 06:12 AM
Oppenheimer Asset Management's John Stoltzfus believes traders, short-term and nervous investors will drive weakness over the next six months. But he expects the bull market to prevail.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Inovio, CBL, Coty and more
07/02/2020 05:05 AM
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Wednesday
07/02/2020 03:08 AM
Stocks traded higher for most of the session amid positive news on a potential coronavirus vaccine.
More
Fed officials see need for 'highly accommodative' policy ahead, minutes show
07/02/2020 02:22 AM
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday released the minutes from its June 9-10 meeting, during which it held interest rates steady and said it expects loose policy to prevail until the economy gets back to normal.
More
Bobby Bonilla 'took the Mets to the woodshed' with his lucrative 25-year deal
07/02/2020 07:08 PM
The Mets pay Bobby Bonilla nearly $1.2 million each year on July 1. The deal is among the best for a player in sports history for several reasons.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: FedEx, Pfizer, Macy's, Beyond Meat & more
07/01/2020 11:09 PM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
More
Coronavirus could be a 'major turning point' for sustainable investing, says JPMorgan
07/01/2020 11:00 PM
JPMorgan said that Covid-19 could spark a greater uptick in ESG investing.
More
Tesla tops Toyota to become largest automaker by market value
07/01/2020 11:21 PM
Tesla just became the world's most valuable automaker.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Macy's, United, FedEx, Boeing, Facebook & more
07/01/2020 07:25 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Macy's, United, FedEx, Boeing, Facebook, and more.
More
Stock market live Wednesday: Nasdaq-100 hits new record, S&P 500 rises, Pfizer vaccine shows promise
07/02/2020 03:40 AM
A conversation about market moving news.
More
Robin Hood foundation launches new initiative aimed at funding nonprofits run only by people of color
07/01/2020 09:00 AM
Wes Moore, the CEO of the foundation, told CNBC in an interview that Robin Hood is already dedicating $10 million in seed capital to the fund.
More
Coronavirus spikes and political risks won't wreck the new bull market, Tony Dwyer predicts
07/01/2020 07:03 AM
Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer sees near-term weakness as a buying opportunity.
More
Fintech start-up TransferWise is set to launch an investments feature
07/01/2020 02:04 PM
TransferWise says it has received permission from the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority to deal in investments.
More
S&P 500 rises to start the new quarter, tech leads Nasdaq Composite to record close
07/02/2020 03:14 AM
Market sentiment got a lift from positive coronavirus vaccine news and strong U.S. economic data.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: FedEx, Facebook, Virgin Galactic and more
07/01/2020 05:19 AM
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell.
More
Here's what happened to the stock market on Tuesday
07/01/2020 03:16 AM
Stocks ended Tuesday's session on a high note, posting their best quarter in decades
More
Watch Jerome Powell, Steven Mnuchin testify before House finance committee on pandemic response
06/30/2020 11:24 PM
More
This is what unemployment benefits will look like without that extra $600 a week
07/01/2020 01:40 AM
The $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits, created by the CARES Act coronavirus relief law, will end after July 31, absent an extension. The average American would go from fully replacing lost wages to replacing about a third.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Micron, Xilinx, Lululemon, Boeing, Uber and more
07/01/2020 03:04 AM
These are the stocks posting the largest moves in midday trading.
More