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World stock markets rise ahead of US jobs data
World stock markets rise ahead of US jobs data
| June 5th | 2020  7:55AM
World stock markets rise ahead of US jobs data
Global markets rose Friday and Wall Street futures as investors awaited the U.S. jobs report for May, which is expected to show another surge in unemployment in the world's largest economy. Germany's DAX gained 1.7% to 12,643 and the CAC 40 in Paris added 1.9% to 5,108. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 1.3% to 6,421. Futures for the Dow were up…
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The Latest: British Airways mulling suit vs quaratine rule
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| June 5th | 2020  5:53AM
The Latest: British Airways mulling suit vs quaratine rule
LONDON -- British Airways is considering legal action against the U.K. government's plans to force anyone arriving into the country to quarantine themselves for 14 days in order to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Willie Walsh, the chief executive of International Airlines Group, which runs the British flag carrier, told Sky News he…
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The Latest: Erdogan cancels Turkey plans for weekend curfew
The Latest: Erdogan cancels Turkey plans for weekend curfew
| June 5th | 2020  5:43AM
The Latest: Erdogan cancels Turkey plans for weekend curfew
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has canceled an earlier decision to impose a new, two-day weekend curfew in 15 of the country’s provinces. Erdogan said on Twitter Friday that the curfew would “lead to different social and economic consequences.” He did not elaborate but the surprise announcement…
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World shares, Wall St futures advance ahead of US jobs data
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| June 5th | 2020  5:24AM
World shares, Wall St futures advance ahead of US jobs data
Shares surged Friday in early European trading and Wall Street futures were higher after a broad advance in Asia as investors await U.S. jobs data for May. Germany's DAX gained 2% to 12,676.90 and the CAC 40 in Paris added 2.1% to 5,114.49. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 1.2% to 6,414.95. Fresh stimulus from the European Central…
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German factory orders plunge, portending lean times ahead
German factory orders plunge, portending lean times ahead
| June 5th | 2020  4:46AM
German factory orders plunge, portending lean times ahead
BERLIN (AP) — Factory orders in Germany plunged even more than anticipated in April, underlining the effect the coronavirus pandemic has had on Europe's largest economy. The Economy Ministry said Friday that industrial orders dropped 25.8% in April over the previous month, in figures adjusted for seasonal and calendar effects. …
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Despite reopening, some jobs lost to virus are gone for good
Despite reopening, some jobs lost to virus are gone for good
| June 5th | 2020  3:16AM
Despite reopening, some jobs lost to virus are gone for good
BANGKOK (AP) — Factories and stores are reopening, economies are reawakening – but many jobs just aren’t coming back. That’s the harsh truth facing workers laid off around the U.S. and the world, from restaurants in Thailand to car factories in France, whose livelihoods fell victim to a virus-driven recession that’s accelerating decline…
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Japan’s pandemic deaths low, but future success uncertain
Japan’s pandemic deaths low, but future success uncertain
| June 5th | 2020  1:29AM
Japan’s pandemic deaths low, but future success uncertain
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has kept its deaths from the new coronavirus low despite a series of missteps that beg the question of whether it can prevent future waves of infections. Authorities were criticized for bungling a cruise ship quarantine and were slow to close Japan’s borders. They have conducted only a fraction of the tests needed to…
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Asian shares higher after jobless data snaps Wall St rally
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| June 5th | 2020  12:50AM
Asian shares higher after jobless data snaps Wall St rally
Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. unemployment data gave the S&P 500 its first loss in five days. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4% to 22,790.65 after opening lower. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong edged 0.1% higher, to 24,371.38. India's Sensex rose 0.8% to 34,265.86 and the Kospi in South Korea jumped 0.9% to 2,169.87.
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Another huge blow to US workers expected in May jobs report
Another huge blow to US workers expected in May jobs report
| June 5th | 2020  12:01AM
Another huge blow to US workers expected in May jobs report
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's workers likely suffered another devastating blow in May, with millions more jobs lost to the viral pandemic and an unemployment rate near or even above 20% for the first time since the Great Depression. Economists have forecast that the government will report Friday that employers shed 8.5 million more jobs last month on top of 21.4 million lost in March and April.
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The Latest: Filipino leader says US unrest hurts virus fight
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| June 4th | 2020  11:56PM
The Latest: Filipino leader says US unrest hurts virus fight
MANILLA, Philippines — Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says that he is glad “Filipinos are really law-abiding” and that the Philippines is not going through unrest like America, which would make the coronavirus quarantine enforcement formidable. Duterte made the remarks during a televised meeting Thursday night with key Cabinet officials, where he used expletives to express disgust over a range of quarantine problems.
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The Latest: UN chief says pandemic worsens Sahel security
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| June 4th | 2020  11:29PM
The Latest: UN chief says pandemic worsens Sahel security
UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations chief says the coronavirus pandemic has compounded “the dire humanitarian and security situations” in Mali and Africa’s Sahel region. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a report to the Security Council obtained Thursday by The Associated Press that the deteriorating security situation “remains…
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The Latest: Brazil has new high in COVID deaths, with 1,473
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| June 4th | 2020  10:13PM
The Latest: Brazil has new high in COVID deaths, with 1,473
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil has reported 1,473 more COVID-19 deaths, the biggest 24-hour increase in the country's death toll since the outbreak began. That’s equal to more than one death per minute, and means the country now has the world’s third highest death toll. For the second straight night, the health ministry delayed release of Thursday's data until 10 p.m.
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JC Penney closing 154 stores in first post-bankruptcy phase
JC Penney closing 154 stores in first post-bankruptcy phase
| June 4th | 2020  9:58PM
JC Penney closing 154 stores in first post-bankruptcy phase
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney said Thursday that it will start closing 154 of its stores next week in what it is calling the first phase of its efforts to shrink its footprint. The Plano, Texas-based retailer said it could take about 10 to 16 weeks to complete the closures. A list of the stores closing was published on Penney's website.
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The Latest: 39 new virus cases in South Korea, most in Seoul
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| June 4th | 2020  9:49PM
The Latest: 39 new virus cases in South Korea, most in Seoul
SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has reported 39 new cases of the coronavirus over a 24-hour period, a continuation of an upward trend in new infections in the Asian country. The additional figures released Friday by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took the country’s total to 11,668 cases, with 273 deaths. …
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How to Take Advantage of Three Recovering Stock Sectors
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| June 4th | 2020  1:00AM
How to Take Advantage of Three Recovering Stock Sectors
Enduring the coronavirus pandemic for the last few months has taken a toll on everything and everybody, from the stock market to the employees actually eager to get back to work. However, with the coronavirus seemingly on its way out and the country reopening, signs of normalcy are coming back into play. And with it, three major opportunities for traders to realize some gains may be coming back as well.
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J.M. Smucker Co Falls After Earnings, Is Now The Time To Buy?
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| June 4th | 2020  1:00AM
J.M. Smucker Co Falls After Earnings, Is Now The Time To Buy?
A Mixed Bag For This Sweet Treat The pandemic has been a blessing for the consumer staples segment. The move to stay at home as the manufacturers of consumer necessities, from food to healthcare, on the rise, and those trends are not expected to end soon. That said, as with all trends, not every company is seeing the same results. Take S.J. Smucker…
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Boeing's Recovery Helps Dow Jones Play Catch Up (NYSE: BA)
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| June 4th | 2020  1:00AM
Boeing's Recovery Helps Dow Jones Play Catch Up (NYSE: BA)
As the bell rang at the close of Wednesday’s trading session, US equities officially logged their best 50-day streak ever. After a 40% rally in less than two months, the benchmark S&P 500 index is now only 8% from the all-time highs it set before the coronavirus pandemic took hold in February and is already back at December levels. It’s…
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Market Breadth and How to Use It to Your Advantage
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| June 4th | 2020  1:00AM
Market Breadth and How to Use It to Your Advantage
When it comes to investing and trading in the stock market, sometimes keeping things simple makes the most sense. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of options available to you in terms of indicators and ways to gauge stock market strength. The best traders and investors realize that in order to find success, simplicity is often…
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Avis Budget (NYSE: CAR) Stock is a Potential Ticking Debt Time Bomb
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| June 4th | 2020  1:00AM
Avis Budget (NYSE: CAR) Stock is a Potential Ticking Debt Time Bomb
Automobile rental giant Avis Budget (NYSE: CAR) shares reached multi-year highs of $52.98 on Feb. 20, 2020, in reaction to its Q4 2020 earnings beat by $0.23 on record $2.2 billion revenues, up 6% year-over-year (YoY). Unfortunately, the coronavirus black swan blindsided the equity markets that same day as the S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY) began…
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