Economy12 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 02:15PM ET) (C) Reuters. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a panel discussion in Atlanta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. economy could shrink 30% or more this quarter as stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the coronavirus outbreak choke off business, and it could be a couple years before the economy regains ...

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Economic Indicators12 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 02:00PM ET) (C) Reuters. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Fayetteville By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Workplace disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are expected to wipe out labor equivalent to the effort of 195 million full-time workers, or 6.7% of hours clocked worldwide, in the second quarter of this ...

Economy12 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 02:00PM ET) By Ilya Zhegulev KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian lawmakers have proposed thousands of amendments to banking legislation required by the International Monetary Fund, threatening to derail an $8 billion IMF aid package needed to fight the economic fall-out from the coronavirus pandemic. The law, which prevents former owners of banks declared insolvent from ...

Stock Markets12 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 01:50PM ET) (C) Reuters. By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com - The Dow eased from highs Tuesday, but remained solidly in the green as investors continued to assess efforts by governments worldwide to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, with JPMorgan optimistically claiming the U.S. had passed its peak in new cases already. The Dow rose 2.45%, ...

Economic Indicators12 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 01:40PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Health workers protest with an ambulance caravan demanding payment of their wages, in Bogota 2/2 BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian businesses on Tuesday called on the government to expand measures to help companies weather coronavirus, after President Ivan Duque extended a nationwide lockdown by two weeks. Additional ...

(C) Reuters. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Fayetteville By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job openings fell in February, suggesting the labor market was losing momentum even before stringent measures to control the novel coronavirus outbreak shuttered businesses, throwing millions out of work. That was underscored by another report on Tuesday showing a sharp decline in ...

Politics9 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 04:40PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham arrives for a news conference of President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, at Blue House, in Seoul 2/2 By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a White House communications shakeup, press secretary Stephanie Grisham announced plans to leave ...

Politics14 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 12:00PM ET) (C) Reuters. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A spokeswoman for President Donald Trump's campaign, Kayleigh McEnany, will become the new White House press secretary, CNN reported, in the latest shakeup of the president's communications office. The newspaper said McEnany, who was spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee before joining Trump's re-election team, will take ...

2/2 (C) Reuters. Absentee ballots are counted during the presidential primary election in Wisconsin 2/2 By Daniel Acker and Nicholas Pfosi DELOIT, Wis./SOMERSET, Wis. (Reuters) - Wisconsin voters faced long lines at limited polling locations on Tuesday, as the Midwestern state's presidential primary and local elections moved ahead despite mounting fears about the coronavirus outbreak. Outside Riverside High School in ...

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