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Live Markets Update: Stocks Falter as Covid Outbreak Worsens

A fashion show in Milan for Moncler’s 2020 fall/winter collection. The Italian label is known for its puffy outwerwear.

Live Markets Update: Stocks Falter as Covid Outbreak Worsens Live Markets Update: Stocks Falter as Covid Outbreak Worsens Here’s what you need to know: Stock markets lost steam on Monday, with the S&P 500 retreating slightly from a record reached on Friday, as deadlocked Brexit talks and the worsening outbreak of the coronavirus in the United States dampened the mood …

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Bonds Started to Falter. Then, the Fed Came to the Rescue.

Bonds Started to Falter. Then, the Fed Came to the Rescue.

“The bond market is the grease that makes the wheels of the economy turn,” said Kathy Jones, chief fixed-income strategist at the Schwab Center for Financial Research. “It is how businesses, the government, the banking system get funded. What the Fed is doing is to try and keep the wheels turning.” So far, it has been working. After the Fed’s …

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Israel Edges Closer to 4th Election as Unity Talks Falter

Israel Edges Closer to 4th Election as Unity Talks Falter

JERUSALEM — The Israeli president on Thursday handed the task of forming a government to Parliament, starting a 21-day countdown that could lead to new elections, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival, Benny Gantz, missed another midnight deadline to reach a power-sharing agreement. The step, which was mainly technical, on its own does little to find a …

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When Silly Start-Ups Falter, We All Lose

When Silly Start-Ups Falter, We All Lose

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. It feels like the world is burning, doesn’t it? It’s hard to care about the struggles of silly scooter start-ups. Some young tech companies are being crushed as customers shelter at home during the coronavirus pandemic, and they’re laying off workers at …

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