Tag Archives: Outbreaks/Epidemics

Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll tops 1,500 in a day, as Pfizer provides glimmer of hope for a vaccine with plans to seek emergency approval

After a another grim day in new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, a glimmer of hope on the vaccine front was provided when Pfizer Inc. said it has enough data on its vaccine candidate’s safety to seek emergency-use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. Pfizer PFE, +0.77% said Wednesday …

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U.S. Treasury yields slide as coronavirus fears resurface

U.S. Treasury yields slid early Thursday’s trade as investors snapped up bonds in response to the worsening COVID-19 trajectory. What are Treasurys doing? The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, 0.892% fell 6.2 basis points to 0.927%. The 2-year note rate TMUBMUSD02Y, 0.172% edged 0.8 basis point lower to 0.177%, while …

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