CWS Market Review - March 27, 2020

CWS MARKET REVIEW - MARCH 27, 2020

”We're not going to run out of ammunition.” - Fed Chairman Jerome Powell This week, the stock market staged a quick and massive rebound....

'Shameful!': AOC just delivered a 60-second takedown of Republicans who fought for a corporate bailout in the $2 trillion coronavirus aid bill

'SHAMEFUL!': AOC JUST DELIVERED A 60-SECOND TAKEDOWN OF REPUBLICANS WHO FOUGHT FOR A CORPORATE BAILOUT IN THE $2 TRILLION CORONAVIRUS AID BILL

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez scolded GOP lawmakers on the House floor Friday before a House vote on the $2 trillion coronavirus relief...

 
 
 
Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are working together to fund research for COVID-19 treatments as the pandemic continues to spread

BILL GATES AND MARK ZUCKERBERG ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO FUND RESEARCH FOR COVID-19 TREATMENTS AS THE PANDEMIC CONTINUES TO SPREAD

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced on Friday that it's contributing $25 million to an accelerator run by the Bill & Melinda Gates...

CDC: Seasonal Flu Activity Slowing

CDC: SEASONAL FLU ACTIVITY SLOWING

Seasonal flu activity is sharply, and that will help with the rapidly increasing COVID-19 pandemic. From the CDC: Weekly U.S. Influenza...

 
 
 
I was furloughed: 6 people who worked at restaurants, as substitute teachers or tour guides, and more share how they're getting by with no income

I WAS FURLOUGHED: 6 PEOPLE WHO WORKED AT RESTAURANTS, AS SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS OR TOUR GUIDES, AND MORE SHARE HOW THEY'RE GETTING BY WITH NO INCOME

The coronavirus pandemic has shut nonessential businesses down for the time being, and many workers have been told to stay home in...

The $2 trillion stimulus law could leave startups out in the cold. Here's why Silicon Valley is worried

THE $2 TRILLION STIMULUS LAW COULD LEAVE STARTUPS OUT IN THE COLD. HERE'S WHY SILICON VALLEY IS WORRIED

While the new coronavirus-spurred stimulus law offers help to all kinds of companies, startups may be barred from tapping into one...

 
 
 
White House pays underwear makers to churn out millions of masks

WHITE HOUSE PAYS UNDERWEAR MAKERS TO CHURN OUT MILLIONS OF MASKS

With gold-standard N95 respirators in critically short supply at hospitals, underwear and T-shirt factories in the U.S. retooled this...

Trump snubbed Pelosi by not inviting her to signing of the historic, $2 trillion coronavirus bill she helped negotiate

TRUMP SNUBBED PELOSI BY NOT INVITING HER TO SIGNING OF THE HISTORIC, $2 TRILLION CORONAVIRUS BILL SHE HELPED NEGOTIATE

President Donald Trump did not invite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, or any Democrats, to the signing of the historic $2 trillion coronavirus...

 
 
 
March 27 Update: US COVID-19 Tests per Day TestAndTrace

MARCH 27 UPDATE: US COVID-19 TESTS PER DAY TESTANDTRACE

When I first started posting this data , testing was so low, that just tracking the number of tests made sense. The percentage positive...

What to watch on Amazon Prime while social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

WHAT TO WATCH ON AMAZON PRIME WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCING DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Subscribe to Fortune's Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus and its impact on global business. Browsing...

 
 
 
New York City 911 calls shoot to hit their highest level since 9/11 during coronavirus pandemic

NEW YORK CITY 911 CALLS SHOOT TO HIT THEIR HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 9/11 DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

New York City received more medical emergency calls on a single day during the coronavirus outbreak than the record number of medical...

Google pledges $340 million in Google Ads credits to small businesses as part of $800 million pandemic relief package

GOOGLE PLEDGES $340 MILLION IN GOOGLE ADS CREDITS TO SMALL BUSINESSES AS PART OF $800 MILLION PANDEMIC RELIEF PACKAGE

Google will be offering $340 million in Google Ads credits to small businesses that have an account with them . The $340 million is...

 
 
 
Dropbox is temporarily halting its recruiting efforts, in a blow for tech workers seeking jobs as startups ramp up mass layoffs

DROPBOX IS TEMPORARILY HALTING ITS RECRUITING EFFORTS, IN A BLOW FOR TECH WORKERS SEEKING JOBS AS STARTUPS RAMP UP MASS LAYOFFS

Dropbox has temporarily halted all recruiting efforts as the company works through the challenges of integrating new hires remotely,...

Power Line: A historic oil price meltdown rattles the oil and gas industry, and this week's top clean-energy news

POWER LINE: A HISTORIC OIL PRICE MELTDOWN RATTLES THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY, AND THIS WEEK'S TOP CLEAN-ENERGY NEWS

Welcome to Power Line, a weekly energy newsletter brought to you by Business Insider. This week, we dive into the oil industry, which...

 
 
 
The coronavirus crisis is putting Amazon's cloud to the test like never before. Here's how it keeps its massive data centers running smoothly, helping apps like Netflix and Zoom stay reliable

THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS IS PUTTING AMAZON'S CLOUD TO THE TEST LIKE NEVER BEFORE. HERE'S HOW IT KEEPS ITS MASSIVE DATA CENTERS RUNNING SMOOTHLY, HELPING APPS LIKE NETFLIX AND ZOOM STAY RELIABLE

As coronavirus spreads around the world, more people are being required to stay home, and they often rely on apps that run on Amazon...

The 2020 Census is already facing delayed deadlines and suspended operations because of the coronavirus

THE 2020 CENSUS IS ALREADY FACING DELAYED DEADLINES AND SUSPENDED OPERATIONS BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS

Every ten years, the US Census counts every single person living in the United States. The novel coronavirus that has spread across...

 
 
 
Insiders say $2 billion startup Deliveroo is frustrated its Amazon funding is under lengthy competition scrutiny even as it helps fight COVID-19

INSIDERS SAY $2 BILLION STARTUP DELIVEROO IS FRUSTRATED ITS AMAZON FUNDING IS UNDER LENGTHY COMPETITION SCRUTINY EVEN AS IT HELPS FIGHT COVID-19

UK food delivery unicorn Deliveroo is frustrated that it is still undergoing a competition probe, even as it volunteers its help to...

The Coronavirus Pandemic May Be Loosening Links In The Supply Chain

THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC MAY BE LOOSENING LINKS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Some shippers can't meet unprecedented demand for basic goods. Others are starved for goods from Asia and are facing a drop-off in...

 
 
 
Hawks Release Renderings and Video of Philips Arena

HAWKS RELEASE RENDERINGS AND VIDEO OF PHILIPS ARENA

The Atlanta Hawks released Tuesday evening the first renderings of a nearly $193 million renovation of downtown's Philips Arena. The...

How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis

HOW CHILD CARE STARTUPS IN THE U.S. ARE HELPING FAMILIES COPE WITH THE COVID-19 CRISIS

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of billions of people around the world. For many parents with young children in the United...