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Pelosi says Dems are speeding towards a fourth coronavirus rescue package but sets up partisan clash

Pelosi says Dems are speeding towards a fourth coronavirus rescue package but sets up partisan clash

18 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Nancy Pelosi is preparing to present a fourth coronavirus economic relief package, claiming it could be ready for a vote in the coming weeks.
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'Light at the end of the tunnel': China's factory activity jumps in March amid global recession fears

'Light at the end of the tunnel': China's factory activity jumps in March amid global recession fears

49 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

China's manufacturing activity expanded in March 2020, showing signs of economic recovery post the coronavirus-fuelled chaos. On Tuesday, China said its purchasing managers'...
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Alpine ice cores reveal economic impact on Britain of Thomas Becket murder in 1170

2 hours ago   |   The Independent

Lead pollution maps rise and fall of kings and shows how long humans have been overexposed to toxins
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Coronavirus: Stocks rally as China data shows return to growth in key sector

Coronavirus: Stocks rally as China data shows return to growth in key sector

3 hours ago   |   Wessexfm

Global stock markets are making further tentative gains on hopes the economic disruption from the coronavirus pandemic will be weaker than some estimates fear.
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WHITEPAPER: Asia's digital trade landscape heading into a new decade

WHITEPAPER: Asia's digital trade landscape heading into a new decade

3 hours ago   |   Trade Finance Global

As the region solidifies its global trade leadership, banks gain an opportunity to serve new finance needs as long as they make needed technology and process changes. A boom in...
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EU coronavirus breakdown: Expert reveals how UK recovery could see bloc crumble

EU coronavirus breakdown: Expert reveals how UK recovery could see bloc crumble

4 hours ago   |   Daily Express

THE EUROPEAN UNION is facing economic crisis as a result of the coronavirus that pandemic - and one economist tells Express.co.uk how a UK recovery threatens more departures...
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China's factories return to growth as Covid-19 restrictions ease - business live

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as China's economic activity surprisingly returns to growth Introduction: Chinese PMIs show economy strengthening...
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What now for commercial contracts amid coronavirus crisis?

What now for commercial contracts amid coronavirus crisis?

6 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic has sent economic markets around the world into a state of flux, the true impact of which will remain unknown for some time.
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Coronavirus should not have caught leaders and markets off-guard | Jeffrey Frankel

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Contrary to what Donald Trump would like to believe, such a pandemic was predicted last year Events like the Covid-19 pandemic, the US housing-market crash of 2007-09 and the...
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There's One Easy Way To Pay For Coronavirus Aid Without Punishing Ordinary People

There's One Easy Way To Pay For Coronavirus Aid Without Punishing Ordinary People

7 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

As the coronavirus pandemic worsens, governments worldwide are scrambling to keep their economies afloat. Doing so will cost money - and lots of it. In the UK we've witnessed...
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Global M&A plunges to 11-year low as coronavirus fears discourage deals

Global M&A plunges to 11-year low as coronavirus fears discourage deals

Coronavirus fears drove global mergers and acquisitions to their lowest level since the financial crisis last week. Worldwide transactions totaled $12.5 billion, the smallest... Read more ...

You can buy a new Sony 4K TV now, as first 2020 models hit the market

You can buy a new Sony 4K TV now, as first 2020 models hit the market

Sony doesn't offer as many LCD sets as, say, Samsung - the world's largest TV maker - but there's still a smattering of LCD TVs here to get your eyes on, with the cheapest... Read more ...

'A glimmer of hope': Stocks, oil jump on signs of a Chinese manufacturing...

'A glimmer of hope': Stocks, oil jump on signs of a Chinese manufacturing recovery and progress in the coronavirus fight in Europe

Stocks climbed on Tuesday, driven by signs of a Chinese manufacturing recovery and the prospect of the novel coronavirus passing its peak in Europe. The Chinese government... Read more ...

New York's attorney general called Amazon's firing of a worker following a...

New York's attorney general called Amazon's firing of a worker following a protest 'disgraceful' and is 'considering all legal options'

Amazon's decision to fire a warehouse worker Monday after he helped organize a protest was "disgraceful," New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement to... Read more ...

National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for coronavirus and being...

National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for coronavirus and being hospitalized

A National Guardsman from New Jersey died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday. The death marked the first time a US service member died from the... Read more ...

Ford will make 50,000 ventilators in the next 100 days to meet critical...

Ford will make 50,000 ventilators in the next 100 days to meet critical coronavirus pandemic demand

Ford will make 50,000 ventilators in 100 days, starting April 20, to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Ford, through its partnership with GE Healthcare, is working with... Read more ...

Leaked memos reveals why office supplies stores like Staples and Office...

Leaked memos reveals why office supplies stores like Staples and Office Depot say they are 'essential' businesses and staying open amid coronavirus shutdowns

Business Insider viewed letters given to Staples and Office Depot employees, which are intended to prove that they work for an "essential" business. Both letters were written... Read more ...

Photos show the 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arriving in New...

Photos show the 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arriving in New York to support the city in its flight against coronavirus

US Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort docked on Pier 90 in Manhattan on the morning of March 30 to alleviate the burden that New York City hospitals have been facing amid the... Read more ...

Hungary's prime minister has been handed the power to rule by decree...

Hungary's prime minister has been handed the power to rule by decree indefinitely because of the coronavirus outbreak

Hungary's parliament passed a bill Monday which Prime Minister Viktor Orbán the right to rule by decree indefinitely in order to. While many governments have taken emergency... Read more ...

Brexit ‘will go ahead on December 31' despite calls for two-year delay

Brexit ‘will go ahead on December 31' despite calls for two-year delay

European MEPs said ‘common sense' meant Brexit should be delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak Boris Johnson has batted away renewed pressure to extend the Brexit... Read more ...