Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, Johns Hopkins data shows

Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, Johns Hopkins data shows

A woman wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus at the Red Square in front of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow, Russia on March 25, 2020. Alexander Nemenov | AFP | Getty Images Reported Covid-19 cases around the world reached 5 million on Thursday...
U.S. cases surpass 1.5 million; retail earnings show strong sales

U.S. cases surpass 1.5 million; retail earnings show strong sales

A week of retail earnings kicked off before the market open on Tuesday, with Walmart and Home Depot each reporting strong same-store sales growth as consumers stocked up and stayed home during the quarter.   The World Health Organization’s assembly continues for...
JC Penney makes $17 million interest payment as it explores bankruptcy

JC Penney makes $17 million interest payment as it explores bankruptcy

An empty parking lot is seen outside a closed JC Penney Co. store in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, U.S., on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images J.C. Penney said Friday that it has made the approximately $17 million interest payment that was due...