U.S. railroads push against oil industry demands for storage in rail cars

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Railroads are clamping down on rising demand from oil companies to store crude in rail cars due to safety concerns, sources said, even as the number of places available to...
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OPEC+ works on two-year oil cut deal, implemented gradually: sources

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OPEC and its allies, a group known as OPEC+, are discussing plans to cut oil production for at least two years with reductions implemented gradually, two OPEC+ sources said on...
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Fed studying if new facility for small business loans might be opened to non-bank lenders

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The Federal Reserve may expand a program to back Small Business Administration loans to include non-bank lenders as a way to help speed distribution of $350 billion in loans...
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Fiat reaches deal with unions on measures for production restart in Italy

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Fiat Chrysler reached a deal with unions on Thursday over measures to adopt in its Italian plants once the government eases restrictions on business activity put in place to...
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A day in the life of an Amazon courier on the frontlines of the U.S. pandemic

20 seconds ago   |   Reuters   |   6 articles

Excelso Sabulao delivers groceries for Amazon.com Inc in California so he can help provide his parents an income. Now, with endless interactions at stores and at homes during a...
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Explainer: What the Federal Reserve has done in the coronavirus crisis

20 seconds ago   |   Reuters   |   6 articles

The Federal Reserve has moved into overdrive to try to keep the U.S. economy from suffering lasting damage from the coronavirus pandemic, announcing an emergency interest rate...
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Coronavirus shutdown presents challenges for teams, sponsors

4 minutes ago   |   Chron

CHICAGO - There are no sponsored power plays at the moment. No doughnut races in the fourth quarter. No calls to the bullpen presented by phone companies. Amid the coronavirus...
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US economic recovery won't match speed of downfall

4 minutes ago   |   Review Journal   |   2 articles

There are emerging signs that any recovery will fail to match the speed and severity of the economic collapse that occurred in just a few weeks.
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Equifax hires Sabre Travel Network marketing exec to its C-Suite

Equifax hires Sabre Travel Network marketing exec to its C-Suite

12 minutes ago   |   Biz Journals

Equifax has selected the new leader of its marketing department. The Atlanta-based credit reporting company said Thursday it hired Lindsay Parker for a new dual role within the...
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Lighting giant Acuity Brands patenting technology to let brain control lights, other devices

Lighting giant Acuity Brands patenting technology to let brain control lights, other devices

12 minutes ago   |   Biz Journals

"As this technology becomes more prevalent one could imagine that EEG systems could become pervasive," the company's patent application notes.
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7 nonprofits you can donate to right now that are helping Americans...

7 nonprofits you can donate to right now that are helping Americans struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic

The economic fallout from the novel coronavirus in the US is devastating - some 16.8 million people lost their jobs in a matter of three weeks. Thankfully, many organizations... Read more ...

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

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress cities, 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 ...

Mission Critical To Save The Economy: Fed Goes Even Bigger With Massive Loan...

Mission Critical To Save The Economy: Fed Goes Even Bigger With Massive Loan Help

In its latest salvo, the Federal Reserve announced $2.3 trillion in new lending programs in an effort to keep businesses and local governments afloat during the coronavirus... Read more ...

TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare...

TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare workers, education, and communities around the world

TikTok, the popular video-sharing app, is pledging $250 million to organizations providing coronavirus relief, the company's president Alex Zhu announced Thursday. The $250... Read more ...

Oil surges as Saudi Arabia and Russia end price war by agreeing on...

Oil surges as Saudi Arabia and Russia end price war by agreeing on production cuts

Saudi Arabia, Russia, and the OPEC+ coalition agreed on Thursday to slash crude oil production, a move that's expected to boost prices. The agreement puts an end to an... Read more ...

Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

WASHINGTON - With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: More than one in 10 workers have lost their... Read more ...

The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese...

The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese authorities reported - here's the more likely timeline

Authorities in Wuhan, China, reported 41 cases of an mysterious, pneumonialike respiratory illness to the World Health Organization on December 31. Most were linked to a local... Read more ...

Oil prices surge after Russia, OPEC & allied producers agree to historic...

Oil prices surge after Russia, OPEC & allied producers agree to historic output cuts

Global crude prices jumped seven percent on Thursday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and major producers led by Russia agreed to cut output in an... 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 ...

NYC restaurant workers who still have jobs say they're afraid to ride the...

NYC restaurant workers who still have jobs say they're afraid to ride the subway to work and wonder if they're really 'essential' workers in a pandemic

New York City's restaurants have been closed to diners for three weeks to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus , leaving thousands in the industry jobless. Some restaurants... Read more ...