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World Health Organization resumes coronavirus trial on malaria drug hydroxychloroquine after examining safety concerns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pack of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate medication is held up on March 26. John Phillips | Getty Images The World Health Organization is resuming its trial of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug backed by President Donald Trump to combat the deadly coronavirus, after......
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Johnson & Johnson CEO on George Floyd protests: White men need to ‘do more listening’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson Adam Jeffery | CNBC Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said Wednesday that white men need to “do more listening” in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police. “I......
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Start-ups are racing to develop Covid-19 ‘immunity passports’ — but experts warn they’re unethical

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder and chair of TransferWise, at the WSJDLive Global Technology Conference in Laguna Beach, California on Oct. 25, 2016. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images How do you get people back to work and traveling again......
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Dr. Anthony Fauci says there’s a chance coronavirus vaccine may not provide immunity for very long

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Anthony Fauci speaking during the U.S. Senate committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing on May 12th, 2020. CNBC White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said he worries about the “durability” of a potential coronavirus vaccine, saying......
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Minnesota National Guard says it will test all of its deployed members for coronavirus after one tests positive amid George Floyd protests

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here National Guard members walk at the area in the aftermath of a protest after a white police officer was caught on a bystander’s video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man George Floyd, who later died at a......
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More $1,200 checks? Maybe $2,000 a month? The stimulus proposals that could put more money in your wallet

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Millions of Americans are suffering financially amid the gradual reopening of the U.S. economy. And there are multiple ways the U.S. government could extend more relief. The question is which one it will choose —......
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This is a lucrative — but little-used — unemployment benefit: ‘It’s a complete windfall’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman passes a hair salon ready to reopen in Arlington, Virginia, on May 28. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images The federal expansion of jobless benefits has made one part of the unemployment system especially lucrative for both workers and......
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Home prices in April saw biggest gain in 2 years, but they’re expected to drop by next year

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A for sale sign is seen next to a house in Arlington, Virginia on May 6, 2020. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Home sales may have slowed to a trickle, as much of the national economy shut down in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, but home prices......
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That $600 unemployment benefit is likely going away. New plan would pay Americans a ‘bonus’ to return to work

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The normally busy boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, was still largely shuttered on May 24. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images The $600 enhancement to weekly unemployment checks is ending at the end of July. While Democrats want......
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Joseph Stiglitz says government stimulus programs have failed American workers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stimulus programs designed to keep the economy afloat during the coronavirus pandemic have failed to provide relief to Americans workers and companies who need it most, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said in an interview with CNBC. “The problem wasn’t......
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New York City under curfew order Monday night to curb George Floyd protests, Gov. Cuomo says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he’s imposing a curfew on New York City starting Monday night and has the state’s National Guard on standby after a weekend of violent protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black......
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The GOP doesn’t want more stimulus checks. How that could change

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) after a May 19 closed Senate Republican policy lunch meeting with President Donald Trump to discuss the response to the coronavirus outbreak. Yuri Gripas | Reuters The president is warming up to the idea.......
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New Jersey to open outdoor dining, retail shops on June 15 as tri-state region slowly eases restrictions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) speaks at the Coronavirus press briefing in Trenton, New Jersey. Michael Brochstein | Barcroft Media | Getty Images New Jersey is on track to enter phase two of its reopening plan on June 15,......
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New York Gov. Cuomo says George Floyd protests were ‘counterproductive,’ could exacerbate coronavirus outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo conducts a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., after a meeting with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll......
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How to convince your boss to let you work from home — even after the pandemic ends

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here After months of working from home, does the idea of resuming your commute and sitting in an office all day fill you with dread? If you answered yes, this story is for you.  Prior to the pandemic, just 14% of......
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The Dow will fall back to coronavirus crash level below 19,000 before new high: CFO survey

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traders work on the floor at the opening bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on March 18, 2020 in New York. Bryan R. Smith | AFP | Getty Images Chief financial officers of major......
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Protests across the U.S. prompt concerns over exacerbating the world’s worst coronavirus outbreak

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the U.S. erupted in protest over the weekend in response to the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, health officials are warning that mass gatherings will likely exacerbate the coronavirus outbreak in the most vulnerable communities.......
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Here’s what happens to your frequent flyer miles if an airline goes bankrupt

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For the cash-strapped traveler who dreams of sipping champagne in first class, a frequent flyer program is a must-have. Airline loyalty programs offer passengers free flights, seat upgrades and access to elite business class lounges.   They are also a massive......
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Goldman Sachs bets against the dollar as economies reopen

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Goldman Sachs has begun to establish short positions on the dollar as the reopening of economies is expected to lure investors out of the traditional safe-haven currency. In a note over the weekend, Goldman strategists said that while they had......

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