Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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UK in talks with Amazon over delivering coronavirus tests: FT

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has approached Amazon and other companies about using their services to step up the delivery of coronavirus tests...

U.S. junk bonds fall despite unprecedented Fed stimulus

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prices of the riskiest U.S. corporate bonds fell on Monday as investors bet that the Federal Reserve's pledge to backstop...

Another black Monday as coronavirus response upends Wall Street

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street suffered its biggest drop since the crash of 1987 on Monday after unprecedented steps taken by the Federal...

Global central banks pull out all stops as coronavirus paralyzes economies

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve and its global counterparts moved aggressively with sweeping emergency rate cuts and offers of cheap dollars to...

Quotes from Federal Reserve Chair Powell’s press conference

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve and global central banks moved aggressively on Sunday to buttress a world economy unraveling rapidly amid the...

What do the Fed’s latest moves mean for U.S. consumers?

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve unleashed new emergency measures on Sunday night to limit the economic harm from the coronavirus, including...

S&P 500 stock futures tumble after Fed slashes rates

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures tumbled to open trading on Sunday, hitting their daily down limit, after the Federal Reserve took...

Big U.S. banks halt stock buybacks, citing customer needs during coronavirus

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States' biggest banks will stop buying back their own shares, and will instead use that capital to lend...

Markets crater as coronavirus fears overwhelm central bank emergency measures

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Markets reeled on Monday, with stocks on Wall Street and the price of Brent crude tumbling more than 10%, as...

Fed slashes rates, global central banks coordinate to cushion coronavirus blow

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve and global central banks moved aggressively on Sunday to buttress a world economy unraveling rapidly amid the...