Economy & Business

Street Performer Starts Feeding the Homeless Amid COVID-19
Just a few months ago, a woman named Princess Dumebi worked as a street performer on Hollywood Boulevard. However, after the coronavirus pandemic hit California, she – like hundreds of thousands of other people in the country – lost her job
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 15:25
Biohazard warning signs are placed on the coffins of people who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a mortuary near the city of Charleroi, Belgium.
Call is for for $35 billion to support countries with weaker health systems and especially vulnerable populations, and at least $150 billion for developing countries to fight the medical and economic crisis
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 15:14
A homeless person sits on a wheelchair under rainy weather on Sunset Blvd., in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, April 6, 2020.
The devastation wrought by COVID-19 across the developed world in cutting into the financial lifelines for people across Latin America, Africa and Asia
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 14:56
A screenshot shows a webpage of popular virtual world Habbo in Helsinki, Finland April 7, 2020.  Habbo Hotel, a hit online…
Launched 20 years ago, Habbo Hotel gained a strong following among children and teenagers before it was eclipsed by social media sites such as Facebook by 2010 
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 13:46
A worker wearing a face mask and gloves to protect herself against coronavirus, joins the queue to receive her social grant outside a pay point in Thokoza, east of Johannesburg, South Africa, March 30, 2020.
As the nation prepared last month to lock down for 21 days employers said no work, no pay
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 08:09
A security person wears a mask as he checks vehicles entering a compound for Saudi Aramco in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday,…
statement from Saudi G20 secretariat said the energy ministers, speaking by video conference, would also act to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on global energy markets 
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 11:20
Italian premier Giuseppe Conte informs the Senate on coronavirus situation, in Rome, March 26, 2020.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announces a $434 billion package of additional economic aid for companies of all sizes struggling in the wake of coronavirus crisis that has hit country especially hard
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 10:29
The front entrance to Macy's department store in Washington, DC. April 4, 2020. (Photo: Diaa Bekheet)
he planned exit comes as Macy's, like other US companies, struggles with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic that has forced it to furlough almost all of its 130,000 employees and tap its credit-line
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 09:10
FILE - The Honda Marysville Auto Plant is seen in Marysville, Ohio, March 18, 2020.
Decision comes as demand for cars among Americans has plummeted due to the COVID-19 pandemic
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 09:01
FILE PHOTO: Equinor's Johan Sverdrup oilfield platforms and accommodation jack-up rig Haven are pictured in the North Sea,…
The world's main oil producers, including Saudi Arabia and Russia, are expected to agree to cut output at a meeting on Thursday, though that would depend on the United States joining in, sources told Reuters   
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 08:49
FILE - In this Thursday, March 19, 2020 file photo, people stand in an aisle of empty shelves in a supermarket in London,  amid…
After panic buying left store shelves stripped, many shoppers quickly found online grocery delivery slots almost impossible to come by, too
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 09:14
The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February March 31, 2020…
News that coronavirus outbreak appear to be slowing in Europe and New York spark rallies in global markets
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 09:28
Currency trader watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea,…
News that coronavirus outbreak appear to be slowing in Europe and New York spark rallies in global markets
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Tue, 04/07/2020 - 06:11
One World Trade is seen behind a sign that flashes an emergency alert, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues…
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed
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Mon, 04/06/2020 - 14:20