Epidemic

In the Race for Coronavirus Drugs, This Scientist Urges a Slower Pace

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Taking an experimental drug can be worse than taking nothing at all, warns Dr. Andre Kalil: “You are treating emotion.”
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Unemployment Ranks Up by 6.6 Million as Coronavirus Hits Jobs

3 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   20 articles

Jobless claims now exceed 16 million as shutdowns from the coronavirus pandemic widen and problems with getting benefits persist.
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UBS execs to donate millions to coronavirus fight as CEO cautions over uncertainty

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

UBS's most senior managers will each contribute the equivalent of three months' salary to fight the new coronavirus, Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, as he...
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UBS CEO: executives to contribute half of fixed salaries to virus fight

7 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

UBS senior executives will contribute 50% of their fixed salaries over the next six months to efforts to fight the new coronavirus epidemic, Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said...
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UBS and Credit Suisse bow to regulator pressure on dividends

9 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Swiss banks UBS and Credit Suisse will postpone paying out part of their 2019 dividends until later this year after mounting pressure from authorities over lenders' payouts...
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ClimateView raises $2.5 million for its toolkit to visualize climate mitigation plans

10 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

ClimateView , a Swedish software development company working on monitoring and visualization tools for greenhouse gas emissions, said it has raised $2.5 million in its latest...
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Sen. Loeffler to sell stock holdings after trading scrutiny

17 hours ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to Outbreak , a daily newsletter roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business. It's free to get it in your inbox. Republican Sen...
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Coronavirus Pandemic May Not Fade in Summer Weather

19 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

A new report, sent to the White House's science adviser, says research on how the coronavirus behaves in hot weather is too inconclusive to rely on for predicting a summer...
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More Coronavirus Vaccine Efforts Move Toward Human Trials

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

Just three months after the start of the coronavirus pandemic, several biotech companies have shown promising vaccine programs and are beginning trials.
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Airbus slashes jet output to tackle coronavirus crisis

20 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

Airbus announced plans on Wednesday to cut jetliner production across the board after the coronavirus epidemic triggered aviation's worst industrial crisis and drastically...
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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 6,606,000

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 6,606,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending April 4, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 6,606,000, a decrease of 261,000 from the previous week's revised... Read more ...

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress towns, businesses

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress towns, businesses

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost jobs in just the past... Read more ...

Oil prices could tumble back below $20 as 'land mines lurking right below...

Oil prices could tumble back below $20 as 'land mines lurking right below the surface' endanger a crucial OPEC deal, RBC strategist says

The price of oil could slide below $20 for the first time since 2002 if an OPEC production cut agreement can't be reached, RBC Capital Markets strategist Helima Croft said... Read more ...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free Accommodations to Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have devastating impact, FirstRespondersFirst announced today a partnership with Marriott International to support frontline healthcare... Read more ...

Best Practices for Hotel Management Company CROs Responding to COVID-19 - By...

Best Practices for Hotel Management Company CROs Responding to COVID-19 - By Kaitlin Dunn, Writer, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International

HSMAI hosted a Hotel Management Company Chief Revenue Officer Virtual Roundtable on March 25 that focused on the impact that COVID-19 is having on hotel revenue optimization... Read more ...

Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

This is the time to ramp up your marketing efforts with a series. Why? Because if you're at home due to COVID-19, you have more time than ever to let your imagination wander... Read more ...

Mike Pence is reportedly blocking health officials from going on CNN to...

Mike Pence is reportedly blocking health officials from going on CNN to pressure the network to air Trump's full coronavirus briefings

Vice President Mike Pence is blocking the country's top public health officials from appearing on CNN in an effort to pressure the network to air the White House coronavirus... Read more ...

Wall Street climbs after Fed stuns markets again with aid

Wall Street climbs after Fed stuns markets again with aid

NEW YORK - Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve launched its latest unprecedented effort to support the economy through the... Read more ...