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Germany and the Netherlands seem to fight off the virus better than most — here’s why

The Netherlands and Germany both showed glimmers of hope in the battle to combat coronavirus on Wednesday, as the numbers of cases in New York rose rapidly......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Euro zone ministers discuss fiscal boost options as virus worries weigh

Euro zone finance ministers discussed ways to pursue a more growth-friendly fiscal policy mix on Monday, in a potential nudge to Germany and the Netherlands to spend more as fears of a downturn grow in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

London Markets: Miners and airlines shine as FTSE 100 rallies

U.K. stocks joined a global rally on Monday, as the chairman of the Federal Reserve said the U.S. central bank still had tools to fight the economic crisis and as data showed new virus cases growing at the slowest rate in months......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2020

Europe Markets: European stocks rally as data shows slowing virus growth and Fed chief expresses optimism in capability

European stocks jumped at the open, as data showed new coronavirus cases growing at the slowest rate in months while the head of the Federal Reserve said the U.S. central bank had plenty of ammunition to fight the economic crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2020

Abbott just launched a new test that can tell if you"ve ever had the coronavirus, and it plans to pump out millions this month

Reuters Abbott Laboratories is rolling out a new test that can tell whether people have had the novel coronavirus, starting this week.  The test detects antibodies that your body creates to fight off the virus. Abbott is among the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2020

75 years after victory in Europe, it"s time for America to stop fighting World War II

REUTERS/Tom Brenner This month, the US and the world are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Allies' victory in Europe. The fight against Nazi Germany, and the analogy of good vs. evil, still dominates US national-security thinking. That has produ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2020

Tesla sues California county in virus factory closure fight, threatens to leave

Tesla Inc sued local authorities in California on Saturday as the electric carmaker pushed to re-open its factory there and Chief Executive Elon Musk threatened to move Tesla's headquarters and future programs from the state to Texas or Nevada......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 2020

Big Mac at a distance: Dutch McDonald"s trials virus-proof restaurant

Big Macs delivered on meal trolleys, hand sanitizers at the entrance and designated waiting spots to separate customers could become a feature of McDonald's restaurants in the Netherlands when they are allowed to reopen......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2020

Home care is new front in virus fight

Ruth Caballero paused outside an unfamiliar apartment door, preparing to meet her new patient. She covered the knob with a plastic bag. Put on a surgical gown, then a heavy-duty N95 mask, a lighter... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 27th, 2020

Amazon delivery infrastructure is unmatched, but can it hold up during a pandemic?

Amazon is locked in a high-stakes fight — against both the virus and public perception — to keep its operations up and running......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

Atlantia unit eyes govt guarantee scheme to fight virus impact - sources

The motorway unit of Italian infrastructure group Atlantia is considering tapping government-backed liquidity to temper the impact of coronavirus on its business, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 20th, 2020

Macron faces uphill struggle to enroll EU on coronabond scheme

Since such decisions, in the EU setup, can only be taken unanimously, the opposition of Germany and the Netherlands, the self-styled “frugal” countries, explains why the idea has so far looked dead-on-arrival......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2020

Volkswagen offers cars for relief efforts in U.S. virus-hit regions

Germany's Volkswagen AG said on Monday its U.S. dealers would provide cars for free delivery of essential supplies to people in need during the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 13th, 2020

At least 5 countries — including a poor Caribbean island — are accusing the US of blocking or taking medical equipment they need to fight the coronavirus

Reuters The US has been accused of blocking or diverting medical goods that have been ordered by other countries to combat the coronavirus pandemic. In the last week, Germany, France, and Brazil have individual.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

Oregon promises to send ventilators to New York in COVID fight

Oregon plans to send 140 ventilators to New York, Gov. Kate Brown said on Saturday, marking a show of solidarity between the two states on opposite ends of the nation. Both states have been struggling in a fight against the new virus, which causes the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2020

Fed"s Daly: Ugly jobs data will improve if we fight the pandemic effectively

The drop in employment and the rise in jobless claims are big numbers but Americans should focus on fighting the virus effectively and then the d.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2020

"Very Challenging" - Norway Wealth Fund Lost Record $113 Billion, Withdraws Money To Fight Virus Crisis

"Very Challenging" - Norway Wealth Fund Lost Record $113 Billion, Withdraws Money To Fight.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 3rd, 2020

Fight Back Against Virus Volatility With Shopify Stock

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips There's plenty of room for upside in Shopify stock as e-comme.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceApr 1st, 2020

5 lessons from WWII that we can use to fight coronavirus

Eighty years ago, as Americans came together to defeat the fascism that threatened civilization, American factories poured out the weapons needed to crush Germany and the other Axis Powers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 27th, 2020

Trump to classify counties as high- or low-risk to drive next phase of virus fight

President Donald Trump on Thursday in a letter to U.S. governors about the coronavirus crisi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Restaurants turn into liquor stores to fight virus slump

Can buying a bottle of Chianti save a stricken industry? Maybe not, but it can take the edge off......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020