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Stock futures point to more losses after Thursday’s massive tumble amid coronavirus fears

Stock futures point to more losses after Thursday's massive tumble amid coronavirus fears

Traders and financial professionals work ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Drew Angerer | Getty Images U.S. stock futures pointed Thursday night to more losses after the major indexes suffered a tumble that sent them more than 10% below their record highs. Dow …

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Hidden figure: how The Invisible Man preys on real-world female fears | Film

Penn Badgley in You

There’s a scene in the first half of The Invisible Man, a psychological horror film that reinvents the HG Wells character as an abusive ex-turned-stalker , when the protagonist, Cecilia (Elisabeth Moss), realizes she’s not alone in her room. She can’t be sure she hears breathing, or the slight brush …

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Stocks plunge as coronavirus pandemic fears rock markets

SHANGHAI, Jan. 7, 2020 -- Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a delivery ceremony for Tesla China-made Model 3 in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 7, 2020. U.S. electric carmaker Tesla officially delivered the first batch of 10 made-in-China Model 3 sedans to the public Tuesday afternoon, one year after the company broke ground on its first overseas plant. The company also announced the launch of a project to manufacture Model Y vehicles in its Shanghai gigafactory.(Photo by Ding Ting/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Ding Ting via Getty Images)

Markets are reeling again on Thursday, after the U.S. reported its first coronavirus case involving a person who didn’t travel to an infected country, and didn’t knowingly interact with someone who did. Experts are becoming increasingly resigned to a worldwide spread of the disease, even as China’s new infections slow. …

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Sensex, Nifty Fall Tracking Global Peers Amid Coronavirus Fears

Sensex, Nifty Fall In Early Trade Tracking Global Peers

Domestic stock markets started Thursday’s session on a negative note tracking weakness in Asian peers amid concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. That marked a fifth straight session of fall for the Indian markets, a after benchmark indices ended at more than three-week lows. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as …

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S&P, Dow hit 2-month lows as investors struggle to overcome coronavirus fears

FILE - In this July 30, 2019 file photo, trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. An economic alarm bell is sounding in the U.S. and sending warnings of a potential recession. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, Aug. 14, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term government bonds than they are for long-term bonds. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

U.S. benchmarks on Tuesday tried to claw back from the prior day’s ugly beating, sparked by the rising number of coronavirus cases outside of China. Home Depot’s earnings beat, along with constructive U.S. data, allowed investors to refocus momentarily on the fundamentals. __ 11:30 a.m. ET: ‘What does the bond …

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Stocks rebound as investors struggle to overcome coronavirus fears

Stocks rebound as investors struggle to overcome coronavirus fears

World markets took a beating on Monday, as the rising number of coronavirus cases outside of China sent investors into a selling frenzy. Both South Korea and Italy have seen a spike in infections, raising the possibility that the mystery virus could be mutating into a pandemic. — 9:30 a.m. …

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As Fears of a Pandemic Mount, W.H.O. Says World Is Not Ready

As Fears of a Pandemic Mount, W.H.O. Says World Is Not Ready

BEIJING — As new cases of the coronavirus spiked on two continents, the World Health Organization warned on Monday that the world was not ready for a major outbreak, even as it praised China’s aggressive efforts to wrest the epidemic under control. After two weeks on the ground in China, …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Spanish Hotel Locked Down Amid Outbreak Fears

Coronavirus Live Updates: Spanish Hotel Locked Down Amid Outbreak Fears

A large hotel in Tenerife, Spain, is on lockdown after a guest tested positive. A hotel on the Spanish resort island of Tenerife was placed under a police cordon on Tuesday after an Italian guest tested positive for the new coronavirus, the authorities said. According to local news reports, around …

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Coronavirus: South Korea to test 200,000 sect members as pandemic fears hit markets | World news

South Korea has stepped up its “maximum measures” to contain the coronavirus with plans to test around 200,000 members of a secretive church believed to be at the centre of the country’s outbreak. Along with an emergency budget and a crackdown on the hoarding of face masks, the government in …

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Novel coronavirus cases top 80,000 as markets plunge on pandemic fears

Italy has largest cluster of coronavirus outside Asia with 215+ cases, seven deaths

A World Health Organization landed in Italy late Monday to “support Italian authorities in understanding the situation,” the WHO said. The team’s focus will be on “limiting further human-to-human transmission” after a rapid rise in cases. At least 229 people have been infected with the virus, and seven people have …

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