Sunday March 29, 2020
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/22/20
Last week the financial news was dominated by the falling stock market, which had its worst week since the 2008 financial crisis.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/20/20
On Thursday, March 19, the Department of Labor reported a surge of applications for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits as the COVID-19 pandemic began to bite into the economy.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 3/16/20
The fall in stock prices gained speed on Wall Street on Monday, March 16.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/16/20
On Sunday, March 15, the Federal Reserve bank hit the panic button, dropping interest rates by a full percentage point to near zero.
BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 3/15/20
From the corporate magic of Disneyland in California to the bright lights of Broadway in New York City, to the famous tourist sites of Paris, France and Rome, Italy, lights are literally going out as more and more businesses shut down, as of today, March 15.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 3/12/20
The U.S. Federal Reserve has pledged $1.5 trillion to calm Wall Street’s worries as the COVID-19 pandemic rattles stock markets and wealthy investors.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 3/12/20
U.S. stocks fell almost 10% Thursday, March 12, the day after President Trump called for a travel ban on Europe.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/10/20
U.S. stocks plunged sharply right after the opening bell and ended more than 7% lower as the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 2000 points, March 9.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/07/20
On Friday, March 6, the Labor Department reported that 273,000 new jobs were created in January, driving the unemployment down to 3.5%.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 3/06/20
On Thursday, March 5, the day after U.S. stocks soared on hopes that a Biden presidency would be better for Wall Street, economic worries about the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) drove down stocks again.
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