U.S. President Donald Trump escalated tension with the World Health Organization on Wednesday, once again criticizing the agency’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and threatening to withhold funding. “So we’re going to do a study, an investigation, and we’re going to make a determination as to what we’re doing. In the meantime, we’re holding back,”
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Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May may be preparing to take their countries down very different paths, but on one issue they sound remarkably similar. They both claim to have the world’s fifth largest economy. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more video content from the
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A pronounced economic slump sparked by the coronavirus outbreak has imperiled a popular investment strategy: buying dividend stocks. These stocks have traditionally been highly coveted during periods of market turbulence because they provide shareholders a dividend or a guaranteed return, typically paid out annually out of the company’s profits or reserves. That investment approach is
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Square payment system Source: Square Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Pinterest — Shares of the social media company soared 14% in extended trading after Pinterest released preliminary results ahead of its first-quarter earnings call in May. The company expects revenue ranging from $269 million to $272 million in the first quarter. It
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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – FEBRUARY 17: Dutch Minister of Finance, Wopke Hoekstra (L) is talking with the German Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz (R) prior an Eurogroup (Inclusive format) Ministers meeting in the Jusuts Lipsius, the European Union Council headquarter on February 17, 2020, in Brussels, Belgium. Thierry Monasse Europe has been embroiled in another
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Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Bloomberg | Getty Images Small businesses are clamoring for funds from a new forgivable loan program to combat the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic. But
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People wearing protective masks walk through Lu Xun Park in Shanghai, China, on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg via Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 1,341,907.  Global deaths: At least 74,476. Top 5 countries: United States (366,614), Spain (136,675), Italy (132,547), Germany (102,453), and
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Blue Origin’s headquarters in Kent, Washington. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin confirmed on Monday that two employees at its Seattle-area headquarters tested positive for coronavirus. The employees, who are married couple, work at Blue Origin’s headquarters in Kent, Washington and were last in the office about two weeks ago. The company has
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Author Simon Sinek speaks on stage during the Massachusetts Conference For Women 2019 in Boston on Dec. 12, 2019. Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women 2019 Motivational speaker and author Simon Sinek also prefers to include another title alongside his name: optimist. Sinek’s books include titles like, “Find Your Why: A Practical Guide
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