Walgreens expanding drive-thru coronavirus testing to Kentucky

Apr 7, 2020

Walgreens expanding drive-thru coronavirus testing to Kentucky Walgreens says it is working to expand drive-thru testing of coronavirus to 15 new sites in seven states — and Kentucky is on the list.The pharmacy chain said those new sites will be located in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas. In March, Walgreens and some… […]

Trump Free Markets Will Determine U.S. Oil Production

Apr 7, 2020

By Irina Slav – Apr 07, 2020, 10:00 AM CDT U.S. President Trump believes local oil production output cuts will happen automatically thanks to the nature of the free market, he told reporters this week.“I think the cuts are automatic if you are a believer in markets,” Trump said at his daily coronavirus press briefing.… […]

Exclusive: U.S. grants GE license to sell engines for China’s new airplane

Apr 7, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A man takes a picture of a General Electric (GE) engine during the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song(Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday granted a license to General Electric Co to supply LEAP-1C engines for China’s C919… […]

Stocks rise sharply on signs of progress in battling virus

Apr 6, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world jumped Monday after some of the areas hardest hit by the coronavirus offered sparks of hope that the worst of the outbreak may be on the horizon.Gains accelerated throughout the day and U.S. stocks were up about 5.5% in afternoon trading. Markets in Europe and Asia also… […]

Jamie Dimon predicts a ‘bad recession’ due to coronavirus

Apr 6, 2020

New York (CNN Business)JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon used his annual shareholder letter to detail just how bad he thinks the US economy can get from the coronavirus pandemic.Dimon expects a “bad recession,” he wrote in the letter released Monday, saying that in the most adverse scenario, gross domestic product could plunge at a 35%… […]

The jobs numbers have been so bad that even the good news is bad news

Apr 5, 2020

Melinda Walker (R) shakes hands with Angelina Tennis, a recruiter at First Command Financial Services, during a job fair.Getty ImagesThere hasn’t been much to smile about when evaluating the recent jobs data in the U.S., with millions heading for the unemployment lines and the immediate future offering little hope.Even the one positive glimmer that came… […]

With Coronavirus Shutdowns, Airlines Learn to Manage Without Flying Many Planes

Apr 5, 2020

The world’s airlines, no longer operating a globe-spanning choreography of flights, are consumed with new work: navigating government bailout offers, negotiating with unions, finding places to park idle planes and scrounging for business like flying cargo and repatriating marooned travelers. Expansion plans aren’t just on hold amid the coronavirus crisis; executives are plotting major retrenchments… […]

Grocery workers are key during the virus. And they’re afraid

Apr 5, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every day, grocery workers are restocking toilet paper, eggs, produce and canned goods as fast as the items fly off the shelves.They disinfect keypads, freezer handles and checkout counters as hundreds of people weave around them, sometimes standing too close for comfort amid the coronavirus pandemic. Some work for hours behind… […]

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