US weekly Jobless Claims Double to 6.6 Million

The torrent of Americans filing for unemployment insurance continued last week as more than 6.6 million new claims were filed, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

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Stock Futures Jump Ahead of Big Jobless Claims Report as Oil Rebounds 10%

U.S. stock futures jumped after a surge in the price of oil, a financial market which has collapsed this year and raised concerns about hefty losses for the energy industry.

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Stocks Close Sharply Lower Amid Rising Coronavirus Worries

Stocks ended sharply lower Wednesday as Wall Street kicked off the second quarter on a sour note amid concerns the coronavirus will keep the economy shut down longer than expected.

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Dow Set To Fall at the Open After Market Posts Worst First Quarter on Record

U.S. stock futures dropped early Wednesday morning and pointed to sizable declines at the open, following the end of the worst first quarter on record for the Dow and S&P 500 spurred by the coronavirus sell-off.

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What Would Happen If ‘Fracking’ for Oil and Natural Gas Was Banned?

All of the presumptive Democrat Presidential candidates and the two remaining – Joseph Biden and Bernie Sanders — would essentially ban fracking in the U.S., as would many other politicians and activists.

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Stock Futures Positive Again in Choppy Trade, Building on Market’s Rebound From Massive Coronavirus Sell-Off

By Fred Imbert, CNBC– Stock futures were positive in choppy trading early Tuesday morning, following the market’s rebound from its deep rout triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. At 4:35 a.m. ET, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were 162 points higher, pointing to an implied opening rise of more than 136 points at Tuesday’s open. S&P 500 futures […]

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