Facebook employee in Seattle diagnosed with coronavirus, as 39 infected in region – Fox News

Facebook employee in Seattle diagnosed with coronavirus, as 39 infected in region – Fox...

A Facebook employee who worked in the company's Seattle office has been diagnosed with coronavirus, as the death toll in the state climbed to 10 on Wednesday and other tech giants took measures to protect their workers.
Hobby Lobby to lay off employees and slash salaries amid coronavirus – Business Insider

Hobby Lobby to lay off employees and slash salaries amid coronavirus – Business Insider

Hobby Lobby told employees they will be laid off due to "unforeseen business circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic/natural disaster."
Bonds Extend Rally as Investors Retreat From Stock Market – The Wall Street Journal

Bonds Extend Rally as Investors Retreat From Stock Market – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. stock futures point to lower open, while Treasury yields hit fresh lows on coronavirus fears
Wall St rebounds, $A plunges below US62¢

Wall St rebounds, $A plunges below US62¢

Mar 14, 2020 – 5.19amGlobal markets continued to fluctuate with US stocks rallying, somewhat disorderly, a day after their worst drop in three decades.Near 2pm in New York on Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 4.5%, the S&P 500 was up 4% and the Nasdaq was 4.1% higher. Half an hour later, the…
More canceled events and dire warnings in Bay Area as coronavirus cases mount – The Mercury News

More canceled events and dire warnings in Bay Area as coronavirus cases mount –...

The Bay Area has joined Seattle as the first regions of the United States to see significant numbers of coronavirus cases, and is now at the center of efforts to contain the disease.
Dow Jones Futures: Watch Apple, Tesla, Alibaba, Nvidia In Coronavirus Stock Market Correction; Costco Earnings Top – Investor’s Business Daily

Dow Jones Futures: Watch Apple, Tesla, Alibaba, Nvidia In Coronavirus Stock Market Correction; Costco...

Dow Jones futures: In the coronavirus stock market correction, Apple stock, Tesla, Alibaba and Nvidia are holding up relatively well. Costco earnings beat.
Pope Francis cancels audiences for 3rd day with apparent cold – Fox News

Pope Francis cancels audiences for 3rd day with apparent cold – Fox News

Pope Francis canceled official engagements for the third day in a row Saturday as he battled an apparent cold.
Why Blackstone is buying virus-cheapened assets

Why Blackstone is buying virus-cheapened assets

Baiju Kalesh, Anto Antony and Arijit GhoshMar 5, 2020 — 9.47pmMumbai | Blackstone Group sees buyout opportunities increasing as the coronavirus outbreak spooks financial markets and hurts company valuations across the world."From an economic perspective, the virus has created dislocation in the market and fear among the people, and once that starts one has to…
Who’s been swimming naked? Turns out – everyone

Who’s been swimming naked? Turns out – everyone

Mar 14, 2020 – 12.01amFans of legendary investor Warren Buffett are all too familiar with the phrase: only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.After the past few weeks, the extraordinary verdict seems to have been that no one was wearing any clothes.Since February 20, as investor fears about the…
Coronavirus a test for boards, complacent markets

Coronavirus a test for boards, complacent markets

Mar 2, 2020 — 4.35pmThe novel coronavirus outbreak is a "wake up call" to equity markets that have been complacent to underlying risks in the global economy, and a more challenging test for Australian businesses than SARS, a conference of company directors has heard.Former US trade representative, Michael Froman, said the coronavirus outbreak underscored the…