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Dow jumps 400 points after virus measures extended

Stocks rose on Monday, building on a strong rally from last week as the U.S. extends measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 476 points, or 2.2%. The S&P 500 climbed 2.5% while the Nasdaq Composite traded 2.8% higher.President Donald...

Trump pushes back against congressional oversight for $500 billion bailout fund

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and President Donald Trump attend briefing about the coronavirus outbreak in the press briefing room at the White House on March 17, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration is considering an $850 billion stimulus package to counter the...

India’s streets sit empty, global cases near 500,000

This is CNBC's live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 492,000Global deaths: At least 22,000US cases: At least...

Congress is closing in on a deal

Democrats and Republicans are closing in on a massive stimulus package to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus.In perhaps the biggest signal that an agreement was close, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told CNBC on Tuesday morning that there is "real optimism" Congress...

Government budget deficit is about to explode to fight the coronavirus

A sign showing the national debt and each Americans share is displayed on November 6, 2019 in Washington, DC.Tasos Katopodis | Getty ImagesRemember when people were all worked up over trillion-dollar government budget deficits? Those might seem like the good old days, once Congress...

US-China phase one trade deal may not hold, tariffs could return: Expert

China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017.Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty ImagesChina could face difficulties fulfilling its commitment in the so-called phase one trade...