The coronavirus pandemic has all but halted a lot of business activity, but today comes news of a deal that underscores how M&A is still happening in some sectors despite (not because of) everything else going on. One.com — the big hosting provider in Europe with around 1.5 million customers, itself acquired just over a
This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. Global cases: More than 720,100 Global deaths: At least 33,925 Top 5 countries: United States (139,675), Italy (97,689), China (82,122), Spain (80,031) and Germany (62,095) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:50 a.m.
A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street after further cases of coronavirus were confirmed in New York, March 6, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters U.S. stock futures opened lower on Sunday night following sharp gains last week while the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. keeps rising at an alarming rate.
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signs the bill after the House passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill, on March 27, 2020, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images For people who turned 70½ last year and were required to take a withdrawal from their individual retirement
Some 20,000 former NHS staff have returned to work to help the fight against coronavirus, Boris Johnson has revealed in a video posted online. The prime minister, who is self-isolating after testing positive for the virus, said the country would get through the crisis “together”. It comes after England’s deputy chief medical officer said it
This is CNBC’s 24-hour blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This live blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 679,000 Global deaths: At least 31,000 United States cases: At least 124,600 United States deaths: At least
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, December 11, 2019. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Mortgage Bankers Association in a dire letter to regulators Sunday warned that the U.S. housing market is “in danger of large-scale disruption,” due to efforts by the Federal Reserve
A ride share driver picks up passengers at O’Hare Airport on April 10, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson / Getty Images Earlier this month, as talk of a new virus outbreak in the U.S. revved up, Robert Richwine, an Uber driver in Columbus, Ohio, devised a game plan to try to stay on the road.
FILE PHOTO: A soldier is seen at the military mobile hospital that will care for patients infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in San Miguel, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez said on Sunday that the country would extend a mandatory nationwide
The coronavirus is rapidly surging throughout the United States, with some small rural counties leading the country in per capita rates of confirmed cases, according to a CNBC data analysis. Rural counties like Gunnison County, Colorado; Blaine County, Idaho; and Summit County, Utah have all been struggling with a recent surge in infections. The counties, located
Hank Paulson David Orrell | CNBC Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson warned that the U.S. faces a “very difficult road ahead” after President Trump signed a historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Paulson, a key figure in helping the country avoid economic catastrophe during the 2008 financial crisis, drew on his experience from that tumultuous period
College acceptance letters are already in the mail. Now high school seniors must decide their fate for September. Up until now, National College Decision Day, the deadline for high school seniors to choose which college they will attend, has always been May 1. This year, however, the global coronavirus pandemic and extreme economic uncertainty have pushed many
Only 5% to 10% of drive-ins across the U.S. are able to operate through the coronavirus, but they are seeing new business. Joe Sohm | Visions of America | Universal Images Group via Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has led to the closures of movie theaters across the country and the delay of coveted 2020
Media playback is unsupported on your device It could be six months before life in the UK returns to “normal”, England’s deputy chief medical officer has said. Speaking at the government’s daily coronavirus briefing, Dr Jenny Harries added: “This is not to say we would be in complete lockdown for six months.” But, she continued,
This is CNBC’s 24-hour blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This live blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. All times below are in Eastern time. Global cases: At least 614,884 Global deaths: At least 28,687 U.S. cases: At least
A sign hangs above the entrance to a Bank of America branch in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said his bank’s 200,000-plus employees won’t have to worry about layoffs this year, joining banks including Morgan Stanley and Citigroup in making similar pledges. “We don’t want our teammates to worry about their jobs
Paul Tudor Jones Kevin Mazur | Getty Images Hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones said Thursday investors should commend Washington’s policy response to the economic shock from the coronavirus pandemic. “Investors can take heart that we’ve counteracted this existential shock with the greatest fiscal, monetary bazooka. It’s not even a bazooka. It’s more like a nuclear bomb,”
Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, speaks during a news conference at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images New Yorkers are getting more time to submit their 2019 income tax returns to the Empire State. Individuals filing a New York
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The rate of spread of the novel coronavirus in Australia has halved in recent days, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday as he announced an additional A$1.1 billion ($680 million) to expand telemedicine care and other health services. FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a state memorial honouring
A female Chinese volunteer from Blue Sky Rescue wears a protective suit as she fumigates and disinfects an area of a local bus station on March 7, 2020 in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 662,073 Global deaths: At least