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The Technology 202: Here’s how Silicon Valley is helping Washington respond to coronavirus
The White House is asking technology companies for their help.
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Will Warm Weather Curb Coronavirus? What the Experts Say
In temperate climates, the seasonal flu tends to flare in winter and recede as spring arrives. But what about the new coronavirus? Will the arrival of warmer weather keep it in check? U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in, saying in a televised address that April sunshine could chase away the scourge. Health experts say it’s more complicated than that. Just because outbreaks of influenza wilt with seasonal changes doesn’t mean a different respiratory virus will behave in the same way.
2020-03-12 14:45:59
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Live updates: Wall Street braces for steep drop after Trump’s coronavirus travel ban fails to calm investors
The Dow is poised for an 1,100-point plunge, one day after Wall Street's record 11-year bull market came to an end.
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The World’s Airlines Have a Serious Credit Card Problem
As the airline industry reels from coronavirus, credit card companies may hold back more forward payments as collateral. That risks a doom spiral.
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Energy drinks crashed Mountain Dew’s caffeine high. So Pepsi is taking another shot.
Soda sales are flat, but energy drinks are fizzing: PepsiCo bought Rockstar to go up against industry leaders Red Bull and Monster.
2020-03-12 13:00:07
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My office admin is moody, and it’s making me anxious
I don’t want to come into work everyday with an unhappy co-worker. Can't I just ask her to grow up?
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Rent-to-own options in housing: Move in now, buy later
A guide to programs that could offer aspiring homeowners a new path
2020-03-12 13:00:00
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Norwegian Cruise Line managers urged salespeople to spread falsehoods about coronavirus
“The only thing you need to worry about for your cruise is do you have enough sunscreen?” one sales manager wrote.
2020-03-12 12:00:22
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New app provides plethora of information for first-time home buyers and owners
TOWN SQUARE | The website and the app provide tools to establish a budget and to understand the financial side of buying a home, along with extensive information about home maintenance and repairs, how to manage contractors and tips about how to organize warranties and other household information.
2020-03-12 11:30:08
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With Oil This Cheap, Why Bother Going Green?
Plunging crude prices are bad news for the EU’s Green Deal. But the bloc could grab the chance to extend its emissions trading system to the oil industry.
2020-03-12 09:32:35
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White House asks Silicon Valley for help to combat coronavirus, track its spread and stop misinformation
White House officials on Wednesday sought to solicit new help from Amazon, Google and other tech giants in the fight against coronavirus, hoping that Silicon Valley might augment federal efforts to track the outbreak, disseminate accurate information and assist Americans who are out of work or school.
2020-03-11 18:33:59
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‘This is not a bailout’: Mnuchin defends Trump plan to rescue firms affected by coronavirus
The White House is considering federal aid for the travel, hospitality, cruise and shale industries.
2020-03-11 18:05:03
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What It Means Now That the Coronavirus Is a Pandemic
It’s now official: With the novel coronavirus in over 100 countries by mid-March, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic. Though the label might seem semantic, the step could help spark more emergency action plans around the globe, bringing with it more disruptions to daily life. Still, questions linger about why the WHO deferred the call for so long, and what prompted the change.
2020-03-11 16:42:36
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The best hope for coronavirus treatment is an experimental drug that fizzled against Ebola
Gilead’s experimental therapy has been studied since 2014 with taxpayer support. Now it is being tested in clinical trials in China and elsewhere for coronavirus.
2020-03-11 16:28:00
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If the coronavirus leads to another financial crisis, it might start in Italy
Weaknesses in the Italian banking system could turn a coronavirus recession into something much worse
2020-03-11 15:35:06
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He's been working from home for eight days because of coronavirus. How has it gone?
For columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler, tech has been a blessing and a curse while he works at home. How has it been for other workers?
2020-03-11 15:26:22
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Another big U.S. bank is being accused of opening fake accounts
Fifth Third is the subject of a new complaint.
2020-03-11 15:12:38
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‘Clean’ beauty has taken over the cosmetics industry, but that’s all anyone agrees on
The term “clean” differs from “natural” in marketers’ minds, but there’s no regulatory definition.
2020-03-11 15:00:00
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Fancy Sneakers Won’t Top Shopping Lists Anytime Soon
Adidas has taken a big hit in China, and the worst is yet to come as the coronavirus prompts consumers around the world to stay home.
2020-03-11 14:48:29
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The Bear Is Back With Less Regard for Sentiment
Fundamentals will be the key for how long it sticks around.
2020-03-11 14:20:46
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Dow set to slide as the coronavirus tightens grip on economy and oil price war escalates
The blue chip index is pointing to a 600-point fall, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures drop sharply.
2020-03-11 14:18:56
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In meeting with Trump, Wall Street leaders promise to help consumers as economy weakens
Several of the bankers sought to assure the public that the industry was fully capitalized, unlike a decade ago during the 2008 global financial crisis when Wall Street received billions in taxpayer bailouts.
2020-03-11 14:05:55
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Bankers Face a Harsh New Coronavirus Reality
Europe’s lenders are entering the latest crisis in a strong financial position, but the outlook for their profitability is increasingly bleak.
2020-03-11 13:50:06
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Understanding Putin’s Moves to Keep His Hold on Power
Vladimir Putin isn’t ready to retire. The Russian president who first came to power in 2000 has set in motion a plan to reset the constitutional term limits that prevent him from serving beyond 2024 -- allowing him room to remain at the helm potentially for additional 12 years. These maneuvers could put Putin, 67, on track to become the longest-reigning Russian ruler since Ivan the Terrible.
2020-03-11 13:23:10
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I’ve been working from home for eight days. The Netflix-and-quarantine life is not that chill.
Our tech columnist tests “hermit tech” ahead of the potential great American coronavirus self-quarantine.
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Owning real estate under an LLC has advantages, but it can be costly
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | While LLCs are a great way to hold real estate, they have costs that go along with them.
2020-03-11 12:00:08
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Britain Reaches for the Coronavirus Bazooka
Unchained from the EU, this is the moment for Boris Johnson’s government to show the benefits of a Treasury and a central bank in lockstep.
2020-03-11 11:53:11
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The rental squeeze could ease a bit in 2020 with more units scheduled to open
TOWN SQUARE | This year, more apartment buildings are anticipated to be completed in the United States than in any other time in the past three decades, according to RealPage’s 4Q Apartment Market Performance Report.
2020-03-11 11:30:28
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Late-night shows ban studio audiences amid coronavirus fears
Colbert, Fallon and others will shoot without a studio audience indefinitely.
2020-03-11 11:24:30
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What’s Really Weighing on Aramco’s Stock
The forces bolstering the position of Saudi Arabia and its national champion are disappearing.
2020-03-11 11:06:31
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