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 »

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 »

Bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach bets stocks March lows to be surpassed in April

FILE PHOTO: Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital LP, presents during the 2019 Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Bond investor... Read more »

Colombia’s ELN guerrillas declare unilateral cease-fire amid coronavirus

BOGOTA (Reuters) – The National Liberation Army (ELN), the largest active guerrilla group in Colombia, will observe a unilateral cease-fire for one month from April 1 in an effort... Read more »

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity of the new coronavirus... Read more »

Bob Dylan drops 17-min song inspired by Kennedy assassination

FILE PHOTO: Bob Dylan performs during the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, U.S. June 17, 2017. Picture taken June 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) –... Read more »

In coronavirus, Senegal rappers find a new enemy to fight

DAKAR (Reuters) – Dressed in hooded medical suits and protective goggles, Senegal’s activist hip-hop group Y’en a Marre rap about washing hands, disposing of used tissues and avoiding crowds... Read more »

White House not considering three-month tariff deferral: Navarro

(Reuters) – The White House’s top trade advisor denied on Tuesday that the Trump administration was considering a three-month deferral of tariff payments on imported goods to ease the... Read more »

Trump administration debates 90-day tariffs deferral – Bloomberg News

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during the coronavirus response daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (Reuters) – The... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court hinders comedian-businessman’s race-bias suit against Comcast

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court’s ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial bias... Read more »