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[ad_1] LONDON/LOS ANGELES/MADRID (Reuters) – The $1 trillion container shipping industry is in a slowdown. Literally. FILE PHOTO: A container ship is seen leaving Southampton docks as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Southampton, Britain, March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Matthew Childs/File Photo Some shipping lines, whose retail customers are being hammered by the coronavirus
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order that gives federal agencies emergency powers to fast-track major energy and other infrastructure projects by overriding environmental permitting requirements. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval Office to deliver a statement on the ongoing protests over racial
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – The S&P 500 lost ground on Thursday as investors took profits in advance of Friday’s jobs report, ending a four-day rally driven by rising economic sentiment. The Nasdaq joined the S&P 500 in negative territory, while the blue-chip Dow posted a nominal gain. “We were pretty overvalued going into this week,” said
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday is expected to sign an executive order that would give federal agencies emergency powers to fast-track major energy and other infrastructure projects by overriding environmental permitting requirements, two sources familiar with the proposal said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval
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[ad_1] FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Central Bank approved a bigger-than-expected expansion of its stimulus package on Thursday to prop up an economy plunged by the coronavirus pandemic into its worst recession since World War Two. Just months after a raft of crisis measures, the ECB again expanded its money-printing scheme to cushion a potential
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: People who lost their jobs wait in line to file for unemployment following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at an Arkansas Workforce Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S. April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped below 2 million last week
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: An electric vehicle charging station of municipal utilities “Stadtwerke Ruesselsheim” is pictured at their headquarters in Ruesselsheim, Germany, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s coronavirus recovery stimulus package contains measures to boost low emission cars and electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Here are some of them: * An increase in
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[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen on the production line at Nissan’s car plant in Sunderland Britain, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Nissan’s (7201.T) car manufacturing plant in Sunderland, northern England, which employs 7,000, is “unsustainable” if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, it said on Wednesday. Ashwani
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[ad_1] TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) – The coronavirus pandemic is shredding the global apparel industry, stripping hundreds of billions of dollars from sales and thrusting big names like J.Crew into bankruptcy protection. People wearing face masks, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walk past H&M and the Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo stores at a shopping complex in Beijing,
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