Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street; Dow sinks 1.8%
29 Février, 2020, 03:30 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
Global companies based in the US have been warning investors that they expect sales in China to plummet and anticipate challenges from supply-chain disruptions as China struggles to get its production back up after the coronavirus devastation and strict quarantines that closed many businesses and kept workers at home.
After the bell, S&P 500 e-mini futures were up about 1% and the Invesco QQQ Trust ETF was up 1.3% in extended trade. The contract lost $1.64 on Thursday to settle at $47.09.
United States crude fell 5.03% to $46.28 per barrel and Brent was last at $51.36, down 3.87% on the day. Carnival's shares climbed 3.3%.
The Trump Administration sought to reassure investors about the market plunge, saying it was unlikely to affect the broader economy. In some, the market came within a breath of falling into a bear market, including a 19.8% fall in late 2018. Now, analysts are anxious that the latest stock swoon could cause consumer spending - which makes up some 70% of the economy and has played a huge role in keeping the USA expansion going - to contract again.
Travel stocks Norwegian Cruise Line and American Airlines are among the worst-performing S&P 500 stocks this week, dropping more than 20% in that time.
"You're nearly fishing blind here, trying to make good decisions", said Jeff Kravetz, regional investment strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Stocks had become expensive, particularly when compared with how much profit companies are producing, leaving them more risky and vulnerable.
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Hopes the epidemic which started in China at the end of past year would be over and global stock markets would return to normal have been shattered as the number of confirmed cases across the world spirals out of control.
The U.K. also aspires to strike side agreements in areas including fisheries, law enforcement and judicial co-operation. "That means we automatically take back control of our waters and others' right to fish in them", the spokesman said.
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It is unclear how symptomatic the infected woman was on the plane and whether she was coughing and sneezing during the flight. While the World Health Organisation has said that the outbreak has reached a "decisive point" and has "pandemic potential".
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The World Health Organization (WHO) said China had reported 412 new cases on Tuesday, while there were 459 in 37 other countries. Tedros told reporters that Iran , Italy and South Korea were at a "decisive point" in efforts to prevent a wider outbreak.
Cette année, les César n'attribuerons pas de César d'honneur, tradition qui récompense une star du cinéma américain annuellement. Douze, comme le nombre de victimes présumées du cinéaste franco-polonais accusé de viol et d'agression sexuelle.
The Department of Health and Social Care said the virus was passed on in the United Kingdom but the original source was "unclear". The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) says the four newly diagnosed people had contracted the virus in France.
Italy is the country outside of Asia with the most confirmed cases of coronavirus - at least 655 - and 17 people have died. Bahrain reporting three new cases - all Bahraini women returning from Iran - pushing the total to 36.
The patient is considered a presumptive positive case, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Authorities have suggested that the first possible COVID-19 transmission was in a resident of Sacramento County.
Chloe Wiegand died off the Puerto Rico coast last July when she fell from an 11th-floor window in the ship's dining hall. Puerto Rican authorities and Royal Caribbean claimed otherwise, hence the charges of negligence against the grandfather.
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Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 2,788 in China
Pang Xinghuo, deputy head of Beijing Centre of Disease Control, told a news briefing on Thursday that it was a cluster case. On Wednesday, cases were detected for the first time in Brazil, Pakistan, Norway, Greece, Romania and Algeria.
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But this week , when confirmed cases shot up on two continents, experts warned that the world was not ready for a major outbreak. The CDC said that the "reportedly did not have relevant travel history or exposure to another known patient with COVID-19".