• U.S. big-ticket factory orders up 1.2% in February

    15 days ago - By Finance Commerce

    Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose by a solid amount in February.
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  • U.S. auto sales in states with coronavirus lockdown orders to drop 80%: analysts

    15 days ago - By Reuters

    Vehicle sales in U.S. states that implemented lockdown orders to curb the spread of coronavirus will drop 80% or more, analysts said on Wednesday.
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  • Ventilator Makers Ask U.S. Government To Manage Distribution

    Ventilator Makers Ask U.S. Government To Manage Distribution

    15 days ago - By NPR

    Medical device manufacturers are asking the Trump administration to centralize decisions about how to prioritize which orders from states, local governments and hospitals should be filled first. (Image credit: Axel Heimken/Pool/AFP via Getty Images)
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  • Athene CEO: Retirement Reinsurer Equipped to Weather Current Crisis

    15 days ago - By A.M. Best

    Athene Holding Ltd. is in a good capital liquidity position and continues to generate business amid the current COVID-19-related financial crisis, according to the pensions and retirement reinsurer's ...
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  • A Recession Is Most Likely Coming, Thanks To Coronavirus

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    Jeff Schulze of ClearBridge Investments discusses the rising probability of a U.S. recession due to the coronavirus implications
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  • Judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access pipeline

    15 days ago - By Chron

    FARGO, N.D. - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a full environmental review of the Dakota Access pipeline, nearly three years after it began carrying oil.
    U.S. District Judge James Boasberg wrote that the easement approval for the pipeline remains “highly controversial” under federal environmental law, and a more extensive review is necessary than the environmental assessment that was done.
    The pipeline was the subject of months of protests, sometimes violent, near the Standing Rock reservation that straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota...
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  • US durable goods orders unexpectedly jump 1.2% in February

    15 days ago - By CNBC

    New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods unexpectedly rose in February, but are set to decline as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic sap demand and push the economy into recession.
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  • Big-Name Hotels Go Empty and Smaller Owners Are Hurt

    15 days ago - By NY Times

    More than 90 percent of the hotels in the U.S. are franchised, and these owners say their business has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
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  • U.S. core capital goods orders point to worsening business investment downturn

    15 days ago - By Reuters

    New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods fell sharply in February as demand for machinery and other products slumped, suggesting a deepening contraction in business investment that analysts said signaled the economy was already in recession.
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