Financial news on April 09, 2020

Business and Financial news
b'Disney Plus Racks Up 50 Million Subscribers in 5 Months'

b'The Hollywood colossus has been crippled by the pandemic. Its upstart streaming service is one exception.' Read more..

b'By Brooks Barnes' - b'The New York Times'

b'Enlisted Late, Online Lenders Still Must Wait to Help Speed Up Stimulus'

b'The government wants to get loans to small businesses fast. But the lenders with the most experience with this have been unable to take part.' Read more..

b'By David McCabe and Nathaniel Popper' - b'The New York Times'

b'Nurses and Doctors Speaking Out on Safety Now Risk Their Job'

b'Hospitals have warned, disciplined and even fired staff members who went public with workplace concerns about coronavirus precautions.' Read more..

b'By Noam Scheiber and Brian M. Rosenthal' - b'The New York Times'

b'OPEC and Russia Are Said to Agree to 10% Production Cut'

b'The cuts for May and June were smaller than some investors and analysts had expected, and oil prices gave up earlier gains.' Read more..

b'By Stanley Reed' - b'The New York Times'

b'Small Businesses Wait for Cash as Disaster Loan Program Unravels'

b'Owners were supposed to be able to get up to $2 million. Now they\xe2\x80\x99re being told the cap is $15,000 \xe2\x80\x94 if they can get any answers at all.' Read more..

b'By Stacy Cowley' - b'The New York Times'

b'The Humble Phone Call Has Made a Comeback'

b'The volume of phone calls has surged more than internet use as people want to hear each other\xe2\x80\x99s voices in the pandemic.' Read more..

b'By Cecilia Kang' - b'The New York Times'

b'Their Car Beat Hitler\xe2\x80\x99s Racers, but Who Owns It Now?'

b'A French automaker, an American heiress and a French-Jewish racer formed a team that beat Germany\xe2\x80\x99s far more powerful cars in a 1938 Grand Prix. Its history since then traces a more complex path.' Read more..

b'By Jim Motavalli' - b'The New York Times'

b'With $2.3 Trillion Injection, Fed\xe2\x80\x99s Plan Far Exceeds Its 2008 Rescue'

b'The Federal Reserve said it would buy some municipal bonds and some riskier debt to help governments and companies.' Read more..

b'By Jeanna Smialek and Peter Eavis' - b'The New York Times'

b'\xe2\x80\x98Sudden Black Hole\xe2\x80\x99 for the Economy With Millions More Unemployed'

b'Jobless claims now exceed 16 million as shutdowns from the coronavirus pandemic widen and problems with getting benefits persist.' Read more..

b'By Patricia Cohen and Tiffany Hsu' - b'The New York Times'

b'Zoom Is Easy. That\xe2\x80\x99s Why It\xe2\x80\x99s Dangerous.'

b'The best technology is simple to use. There\xe2\x80\x99s a dark side to that.' Read more..

b'By Shira Ovide' - b'The New York Times'

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