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Gold prices slip below $1,900 level as coronavirus lockdowns gain steam

Gold futures fell Thursday as the U.S. dollar rose in the wake of new lockdowns in Europe to combat rising coronavirus cases, while equities worldwide slipped on fears of slowing economic growth. The dollar has strengthened with the euro EURUSD, -0.42% and British pound GBPUSD, -0.63% both falling against the …

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Bill Gates defends Dr. Fauci, blasts the U.S. coronavirus response as ‘among the worst of any country’

Bill Gates Getty Images “ ‘Most governments take advantage of their scientists and listen to them. They don’t undermine them and attack them.’ ” That’s Bill Gates, billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft MSFT, -0.89% co-founder, throwing shade, without naming names, at the Trump administration for its treatment of Dr. Anthony Fauci. …

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Dow futures slip as earnings kick off, J&J pauses coronavirus vaccine trial

U.S. equity futures pointed to a mixed start for stocks early Tuesday as investors parsed earnings from some of the biggest financial institutions, to start the third-quarter reporting season. Wall Street participants also were watching a number of corporate events, including the start of Amazon’s two-day Prime Day sales event …

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Johnson & Johnson pauses coronavirus vaccine trials after unexplained illness

A woman receives an injection during phase 3 testing for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine candidate. Johnson & Johnson via AP Johnson & Johnson has paused clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate after an unexplained illness by a participant The drug maker announced Monday night that the 60,000-patient, late-stage …

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Wall Street hopes fade for coronavirus aid before election, but trillions in new spending expected next year

The U.S. economy — and millions of hurting Americans — are likely to get more financial help from the government. Just not before the election. Getty Images Wall Street has given up on another big financial-aid package for the economy before the Nov. 3 presidential election — but it still …

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Trump tests negative for coronavirus for second straight day, doctor says

President Donald Trump removes his face mask to speak from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House to a crowd of supporters on Saturday. Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s White House doctor says Trump has tested negative for COVID-19 on consecutive days using a newer rapid test …

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Coronavirus can survive for up to 28 days on phone screens and money, study finds

The Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness says the SARS-CoV-2 virus can survive for up to 28 days on bank notes. jean-sebastien evrard/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The virus responsible for COVID-19 can survive for up to 28 days on surfaces including bank notes, phone screens and stainless steel, according to a study …

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Regeneron CEO cautions Trump’s results are ‘a case of one,’ and coronavirus drug needs more testing

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals has submitted a request for emergency authorization to the FDA for its experimental antibody treatment for coronavirus. Getty Images/iStockphoto illustration President Donald Trump has called the antibody cocktail he received to fend off the coronavirus “a cure,” but the chief executive of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Sunday that …

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U.K. at coronavirus ‘tipping point’ as new restrictions loom

People socialize mask-free in Liverpool’s city center Saturday, ahead of the 10 p.m. curfew that pubs and restaurants are subject to in order to combat the rise in coronavirus cases in England. PA via AP LONDON — Millions of people in northern England are anxiously waiting to hear how much …

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After coronavirus, Trump aims to get campaign back on track

Looking to shove his campaign back on track, President Donald Trump and his team laid out an aggressive return to political activities, including a big White House event on Saturday and a rally in Florida on Monday, a week after his hospitalization for a virus that has killed more than …

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