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Bond Report: 30-year Treasury bond yield breaks to all-time low as coronavirus fears lift havens
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:38:29 GMT
U.S. Treasury yields extend their weeklong slump on Friday as investors worry that the economic impact of COVID-9 would not be contained to China.
Will the shows go on? Coronavirus, MWC cancellation hang over tech conferences
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:21:55 GMT
The abandonment of a show as big as Mobile World Congress stings economically for the host city, mobile industry and entrepreneurs from across the globe who attend in hopes of doing deals. And it could just be the beginning.
Trump Today: Trump suggests more aid for farmers until trade deals ‘fully kick in’
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:22:08 GMT
President Donald Trump on Friday said he’d give more aid to U.S. farmers if they need it, as they wait for recently completed trade deals to take effect.
Market Extra: Warren Buffett’s annual letter: Here’s what investors are looking for
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:21:26 GMT
Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will be released Saturday.
Key Words: Ex-Goldman boss Lloyd Blankfein ‘might find it harder to vote for Bernie’ than for Trump
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:18:51 GMT
Lloyd Blankfein’s war of words with Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders shows no signs of abating.
Market Extra: The World Bank has an insurance policy against virus outbreaks. Here’s why it hasn’t paid out
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:16:16 GMT
The World Bank’s pandemic insurance has yet to pay out any funds in the three years of its existence.
Commodities Corner: What a breakdown in the Saudi Arabia-Russia oil alliance would mean to the market
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:14:07 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Russia have so far failed to reach an agreement to cut oil production even with COVID-9 expected to significantly hurt energy demand this year, putting the more than three-year-old alliance between the two major oil producers at risk.
Coronavirus update: more than 76,000 cases, 2,249 deaths, Coca-Cola warns on impact
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:11:44 GMT
Shares of cruise line operators fell on Friday after the U.S. Department of State said Thursday that U.S. citizens should “reconsider” traveling on cruise ships to or within Asia over concerns about COVID-9, the novel coronavirus has sickened more than 76, people worldwide.
Deep Dive: Wall Street has slashed these S&P 500 companies’ estimates by as much as 70%
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:07:44 GMT
There are always “bad” stories, even in a bull market, but analysts still love half of the companies with the greatest cuts in sales estimates.
Deep Dive: Wall Street has boosted 2020 estimates for these S&P 500 companies the most
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:07:16 GMT
Looking at these stocks may help you spot trends as well as possible bargains or recovery plays.