Archive for March 17th, 2020

The Trump administration said it backs a plan to send checks directly to Americans, as part of a $1 trillion stimulus plan to help households and businesses hit by the sudden economic slowdown triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.

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<p>Stocks surged Tuesday, rebounding from their worst day in more than three decades, as Wall Street cheered White House plans that could inject $1 trillion into the U.S. economy to cushion the blow of the coronavirus.</p>

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As coronavirus slams the economy, struggles in the $800 billion trucking industry point to looming problems in the macroeconomy.

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<p>Stocks turned higher Tuesday as Wall Street tried to recover from its worst day in more than 30 years amid more monetary stimulus and progress on a possible treatment for the coronavirus.</p><p></p>

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If we fail to help them immediately, their crisis will be the entire economy’s crisis.

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<p>Stocks fluctuated Tuesday as Wall Street struggled to recover from its worst day in more than 30 years amid more monetary stimulus and progress on a possible treatment for the coronavirus.</p>

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<p>Stocks continued falling Tuesday as Wall Street failed to recover from its worst day in more than 30 years amid signs of potential fiscal stimulus and progress on a possible treatment for the coronavirus.</p><p></p>

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The stock market's swift downturn in recent weeks has probably left you with more questions than answers. How bad is this? Are we headed for a recession? Here are some answers.

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<p>Stocks jumped on Tuesday as Wall Street tried to recover from its worst day in more than 30 years amid signs of potential fiscal stimulus and progress on a possible treatment for the coronavirus.</p>

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President Trump on Monday said the U.S. “may be” headed for a recession for the first time in almost 11 years. Here’s what that means.

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<p>Stock futures and premarket trading in exchange-traded funds pointed to a bounce on Tuesday following the Dow Jones Industrial average’s third-worst day ever.</p>

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To understand why the world economy is in grave peril because of the spread of coronavirus, it helps to grasp one idea that is at once blindingly obvious and sneakily profound. One person’s spending is another person’s income. That, in a single sentence, is what the $87 trillion global economy is. That relationship, between spending and income, consumption and production, is at the core of how a capitalist economy works. It is the basis of a…

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<p>Stock futures were only marginally higher Tuesday morning, giving back more than 1,000 points in after-hours trading.</p>

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Cash handouts to all American households are gaining support in Congress as the best way to shore up an economy brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus.

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Four key ratios show the U.S. market’s valuation picture is a lot better than it was a month ago, writes Mark Hulbert.

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