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July 10, 2020 1 min
Nasdaq hits another record. Financial stocks rise. Oil prices gain. Carnival to reduce fleet size. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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CEO of BioNTech says vaccine candidate could be ready for regulators' approval by December. Facebook glitch causes outages in popular apps. Tropical Storm Fay expected to make landfall today. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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New American coronavirus cases hit a single-day record high. TikTok's owners consider measures to distance the video app from its Chinese roots. Harley-Davidson plans to cut 13% of jobs globally. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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July 9, 2020 2 min
Unemployment and coronavirus figures pressure companies that depend heavily on a strong economy. Bed Bath & Beyond to close about 200 stores. Walgreens reports quarterly loss. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Supreme Court rejects President Trump's claim of absolute immunity, issues mixed ruling on House subpoenas. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says administration aims to pass new stimulus package this month. Weekly unemployment claims edge lower. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Florida's Disney World begins gradually reopening. Bed Bath & Beyond says it will permanently close around 200 stores. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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July 8, 2020 2 min
Nasdaq hits fresh high. United Airlines plans to furlough 36,000 workers. Justice Department probes Wirecard. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The Supreme Court permits religious exemptions to federal health-care and civil-rights laws. Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over student visa policy. U.S. daily coronavirus cases reach about 60,000. Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Civil-rights advocates express disappointment after meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Movie-theater chain AMC nears a financing deal to avoid near-term bankruptcy. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Airline stocks decline. Carnival cancels cruises. OECD forecasts high global unemployment. U.S. withdraws from World Health Organization. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Deutsche Bank fined $150 million for failing to monitor dealings with Jeffrey Epstein. United Airlines warns of fewer reservations, potential furloughs. Health-care groups push for patients to return to medical providers. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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American business groups urge China to step up purchases of U.S. goods under trade agreement. Data analytics company Palantir files for an IPO. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Nasdaq leads U.S. stock rise with 2.2% gain. Becton Dickinson launching rapid coronavirus test. Uber shares jump on Postmates deal. Bank stocks rally. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Uber to acquire food-delivery service Postmates. Facebook, WhatsApp suspend review of Hong Kong requests for user data. Supreme Court rules states can prohibit presidential electors from breaking ranks. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Two U.S. energy companies cancel planned natural gas pipeline. Aviation regulators' next test of the Boeing 737 MAX could come this week. Covid-19 worries lead to a muted Fourth of July weekend in much of the U.S. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Congressional Budget Office lowers unemployment forecast. Mortgage rates hit another new low. Tesla deliveries fall less than expected. Exxon Mobil warns of production and refining losses. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 11.1% in June. Federal health officials ramp up collection of blood plasma from recovered Covid-19 patients. Longtime Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell arrested. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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McDonald's and Apple pull back on plans to return to business as usual, as Covid-19 surges in parts of the U.S. House lawmakers pass an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses. Keith Collins reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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ADP says U.S. created 2.4 million jobs in June. Federal Reserve officials plan to keep interest rates near zero. FedEx shares climb on revenue gains. Pfizer reports promising coronavirus vaccine trial results. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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New York City postpones start of indoor dining. Study indicates coronavirus came to New York earlier than thought. Russian voters appear poised to approve constitutional changes. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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