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Despite Historic Plunge, Europe’s Economy Flashes Signs of Recovery

Despite Historic Plunge, Europe’s Economy Flashes Signs of Recovery

Despite Historic Plunge, Europe’s Economy Flashes Signs of Recovery Despite Historic Plunge, Europe’s Economy Flashes Signs of Recovery LONDON — Before the pandemic, a traditional state of play prevailed in the enormous economies on the opposite sides of the Atlantic. Europe — full of older people, and rife with bickering over policy — appeared stagnant. The United States, ruled by …

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Migration Numbers Plunge for the Red Knot, a Threatened Shore Bird

Migration Numbers Plunge for the Red Knot, a Threatened Shore Bird

Migration Numbers Plunge for the Red Knot, a Threatened Shore Bird Migration Numbers Plunge for the Red Knot, a Threatened Shore Bird A sudden drop in the number of red knots visiting the beaches of Delaware Bay during migration this spring has renewed concern among scientists about the survival of the threatened shore bird’s Atlantic Coast population. According to biologists, …

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U.S. Oil Prices Plunge Into Negative Territory: Live Updates

Oil Prices Rise After Deal on Cutting Production: Live Updates

Oil plummets as storage capacity runs low. Something bizarre happened in the oil markets on Monday: Prices fell so much that some traders paid buyers to take oil off their hands. The price of the main U.S. oil benchmark fell more than $50 a barrel to end the day about $30 below zero, the first time oil prices have ever …

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U.S. Oil Prices Plunge Into Negative Territory: Live Markets Updates

Oil Prices Rise After Deal on Cutting Production: Live Updates

Oil plummets as storage capacity runs low, and a quirk in pricing wipes out one benchmark. Something bizarre happened in the markets on Monday: The price of a barrel of oil went negative. Oil prices tumbled as the economic crisis set off by the coronavirus pandemic continued to destroy demand for energy, and as concerns grew that storage tanks in …

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Stocks Slide as Retail Sales Suffer Historic Plunge: Live Updates

Oil Prices Rise After Deal on Cutting Production: Live Updates

The Fed’s municipal bond plan could leave out cities with large black populations. The Federal Reserve is about to jump into the market for municipal bonds in a bid to keep credit flowing to states, large counties and huge cities — but researchers at the Brookings Institution warn that the new program’s design could skip cities with large black populations. …

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Plunge in Convention Hotel Travel Puts Municipal Bonds at Risk

Plunge in Convention Hotel Travel Puts Municipal Bonds at Risk

Confinement and social distancing mandates are taking a toll on business travel as airlines cut flight schedules and long-distance meetings are held with teleconferencing services like Zoom, putting cities around the nation in a bind. The plunge in business travel has cast a shadow over hotels that cater to conferences and conventions, which need a steady influx of travelers to …

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