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 ...

Stock Markets14 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 11:28AM ET) (C) Reuters. By Geoffrey Smith Investing.com -- U.S. stock markets extended Monday's blistering rally in morning trading Tuesday, on hopes that the Covid-19 pandemic will peak soon, allowing at least a partial lifting of lockdown restrictions on the economy before long. At 11:25 AM ET (1525 GMT) the Dow Jones Industrial ...

Forex15 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 10:27AM ET) (C) Bloomberg. A pedestrian walks past a closed store on Fordham Road in the Bronx borough of New York on April 2. Photographer: David Dee Delgado/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) -- U.S. job openings remained elevated in February, offering little more than a benchmark of labor market strength prior to an unprecedented surge in layoffs ...

Things have settled down with global stock indices extending their advance following Monday's big upsurge and risk-sensitive currencies are also pushing higher. Investors are betting that the coronavirus outbreak may have peaked and are ignoring the economic slump that we are in. They are hoping that with the death rate falling in parts of the world, things will start to ...

Forex17 hours ago (Apr 07, 2020 09:00AM ET) (C) Reuters. It's Back to the Future for Currencies With Volatility Like 2008 (Bloomberg) -- The global financial crisis may offer proper guidance on how currency volatility will play out beyond the current market turmoil, even though the two shocks are vastly different in nature. What seems clear is that investors may ...