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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2020 file photo, the logo for Walmart appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Walmart is launching an emergency leave policy for its 1.4 million hourly U.S. workers that includes allowing its employees to not be penalized for taking time off if they feel uncomfortable working because of fear of the spreading new virus. Walmart also says that hourly workers who work in a store, club, office or distribution center will receive up to two weeks pay if they are required to quarantine by the government or by the retailer. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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March 10, 2020 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is enacting an emergency leave policy for its 1.4 million hourly U.S. workers that allowing them to take time off without penalty if they fear the spread of a new virus. The nation's largest private employer said Tuesday that a worker at its store in Cynthiana, Kentucky,...
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President Donald Trump gestures for Vice President Mike Pence to speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2020, about the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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March 09, 2020 - 10:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday his administration will ask Congress to pass payroll tax relief and other quick measures as a public health and economic maelstrom brought on by the coronavirus drew closer to him personally. Intending to calm the fears of financial markets over...
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(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
David Caplan
March 09, 2020 - 4:09 pm
Dow drops 7.8% -- or more than 2,000 points -- the worst fall since 2008, almost ending an 11-year bull market.
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March 07, 2020 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is temporarily banning advertisements for medical face masks as part of an effort to prevent use of its platform to exploit people's concerns about the new coronavirus. The ban covers advertisements on the social media platform as well as commercial listings on Facebook...
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A trader studies his screens as he prepares for the day's activities on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, March 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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March 06, 2020 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A dizzying, brutal week of trading dropped one last round of harrowing swings on investors Friday. After skidding sharply through the day as fear pounded markets, steep drops for stocks and bond yields suddenly eased up in the last hour. By the end of trading, the S&P 500 had...
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A currency trader walks by a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after Wall Street sank despite an emergency U.S. interest cut aimed at defusing fears a virus outbreak might depress global economic activity. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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March 04, 2020 - 4:26 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street sank despite an emergency U.S. interest cut aimed at defusing fears the virus outbreak might stunt global economic activity. London opened lower while Germany advanced. Shanghai gained, Sydney and Hong Kong declined and...
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A woman wearing a mask stands near bull sculptures depicting prosperity along a retail street in Beijing on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Asian shares rose Tuesday amid hopes that central banks will take action to shield the global economy from the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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March 03, 2020 - 12:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares in most Asian markets tracked overnight gains on Wall Street, but Tokyo's benchmark fell back Tuesday as gnawing concerns over the virus outbreak chilled buying sentiment. Traders were awaiting talks between central bankers and other financial leaders of the Group of Seven...
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Trader Fred DeMarco works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Global stock markets are falling further on spreading virus fears. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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February 28, 2020 - 6:18 pm
Stocks sank around the globe again Friday as investors braced for more economic pain from the coronavirus outbreak, sending U.S. markets to their worst weekly finish since the 2008 financial crisis. The damage from the week of relentless selling was eye-popping: The Dow Jones Industrial Average...
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February 28, 2020 - 12:13 pm
Walmart confirms that it’s developing a competitor to Amazon’s juggernaut Prime membership program.
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February 28, 2020 - 9:51 am
A sizable swath of America’s beer-drinking set say they wouldn’t "under any circumstances" buy Corona beer amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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