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Stocks trade sharply higher Monday midday as investors appear eager to focus on signs that the rapid spread of the COVID-19 disease is stabilizing in the U.S., which has emerged as the new epicenter of the pandemic. See full story.
U.S. was not adequately prepared for pandemic, says J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon
The U.S. was not adequately prepared for the current coronavirus pandemic and needs to address the lack of planning to better prepare for future crises, JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said Monday. See full story.
Apple has donated 20 million masks, is working to make 1 million face shields a week, Tim Cook says
Amid a nationwide shortage of protective equipment for health-care workers treating coronavirus patients, Apple Inc. has donated more than 20 million face masks worldwide and has started manufacturing 1 million face shields a week, Chief Executive Tim Cook said Sunday. See full story.
‘Honestly, we don’t know what to expect’: Meg Whitman’s big-money streaming startup Quibi launches in a new world
Quibi, the mobile streaming service that has raised a staggering $1.75 billion, debuts Monday in the most unpredictable of circumstances. Most of the country sits at home, thirsting for any form of entertainment. But will they consume content designed for on-the-go viewing while commuting to work or waiting in line for coffee? See full story.
‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Robert Kiyosaki: Don’t save your money! Spend it on the ‘best buy for future security’
What should you do with your stimulus check? Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad,” offered a bit of advice to his 1.3 million followers on Twitter for when that cash finally arrives. See full story.
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Use the money to pay bills, pay down your HELOC, or simply to get through the pandemic. See full story.