Global currency funds notch wins amid coronavirus volatility

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global currency fund managers racked up gains in the first quarter as they benefited from the extreme volatility that the coronavirus pandemic has stoked across... Read more »

Coronavirus fiscal fallout on U.S. muni issuers worries investors

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Investors in the U.S. municipal bond market are growing increasingly worried over the ability of states, cities and other debt issuers to weather the financial fallout... Read more »

Country music stars replace awards show with at-home performance special amid coronavirus pandemic

FILE PHOTO: Kenny Rogers poses backstage after accepting the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement award at the 47th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee November 6, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Henderson... Read more »

Disney shuffles movie schedule due to virus, ‘Mulan’ set for July

FILE PHOTO: Cast members Ron Yuan, Yifei Liu, Jason Scott Lee and Yoson An pose with director Niki Caro, at the European premiere for the film “Mulan” in London,... Read more »

Your money: How to adjust your autopay spending during the coronavirus pandemic

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Coronavirus lockdowns might have caught a lot of people by surprise last month, but with April’s new billing cycle, it is time for cash-strapped Americans... Read more »

U.S. financial industry asking SEC to delay broker disclosure rule, citing coronavirus: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The financial industry wants the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to hold off on parts of a new rule requiring brokers to disclose potential conflicts of... Read more »

Netflix leads on downloads, but YouTube Kids grabs more hours

FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Netflix Inc led rivals YouTube, Amazon... Read more »

Yield-thirsty investors eye stock dividends as virus fears shrink bond payouts

(Reuters) – Battered S&P 500 stocks may get fresh interest from investors turning to dividends in a world of shrinking bond yields. spx The dividend yield on the S&P... Read more »

Some U.S. direct payments will take months to reach Americans: congressional panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans should start receiving direct payments from the U.S. government in mid-April to help them cope with the coronavirus pandemic, but some may not see the... Read more »

Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oprah Winfrey said on Thursday she was donating $10 million to coronavirus relief efforts, including a new venture to help get food to vulnerable Americans... Read more »