China stands by pledge to implement US trade deal despite tensions

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China on Friday repeated its pledge to implement its landmark trade deal with the US amid growing tensions between the two countries. “China will continue...

Coronavirus pandemic gives consumers a break from robocalls

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Have you been missing something amid the lockdowns and stay-at-home orders? No, not human contact. Not even toilet paper. Robocalls. Industry experts say robocalls are way...

New York auto show officially canceled for 2020

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Organizers said Friday they were canceling the 2020 New York auto show that had previously been pushed back until August, citing the ongoing coronavirus...

Trump: ‘We’re not closing our country’ if hit by second coronavirus wave

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President Trump said the US will not shut down again if a second wave of coronavirus infections emerges. “We’re not going close the country,” Trump...

Google’s self-driving car company Waymo loses head of safety

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A top executive overseeing safety issues at Google’s self-driving car company Waymo has left the company. Debbie Hersman is stepping down as chief safety officer...

Apple’s new, lower-priced iPhone SE is a hit in China

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The recent release of Apple’s new budget iPhone has helped prop up the tech giant’s faltering business in China, new data shows. The Cupertino, California-based...

US stocks drop on simmering US-China trade tensions

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US stock indexes dropped on Friday as Sino-US tensions weighed on markets struggling to gauge the pace of economic recovery from the coronavirus. President Donald...

White House economist expects US to see ‘highest growth’ ever in 3rd quarter

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White House economists say they believe the third quarter of 2020 will be the best in US history — channeling new optimism as states...

Fortunes of US billionaires grew by $434B since coronavirus crisis

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The combined fortunes of America’s billionaires ballooned by $434 billion during the coronavirus pandemic, even as millions of Americans lost their jobs, a new...

Cannabis stocks soar on hopes pot wards off coronavirus

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Cannabis company stocks are skyrocketing as investors are high on new hopes that marijuana might help ward off the deadly coronavirus. Shares in major pot...

‘This Is a Price We Must Pay.’ China Ditches a 2020 Growth Target in...

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The Chinese Communist Party generally doesn’t...

Best Buy stock falls 4 percent as it ups spending on delivery services

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Best Buy said on Thursday it expects profit margins to be under pressure in the second quarter, as it spends more on expanding delivery...

Hertz may be on verge of liquidation

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Carl Icahn’s car-rental company Hertz may be skidding toward liquidation, The Post has learned. The 102-year-old Hertz — known for tapping O.J. Simpson as its...

Americans use their stimulus checks to splurge at Walmart, Target and Best Buy

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While many Americans have used their stimulus checks to cover basic needs such as groceries and paying off their mortgage or rent, there’s evidence...

SelectQuote jumps 40 percent in IPO as more consumers shop for insurance online

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Shares of SelectQuote jumped more than 40 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, giving the insurance policy comparison Web site a market...

Zuckerberg says Facebook staff can work from anywhere — for a price

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If you want to work for Facebook from your house in Peoria, Ill., don’t expect a Palo Alto, Calif.-sized paycheck. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on...

US workers file 2.4 million jobless claims as crisis total tops 38 million

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Another 2.4 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the number of workers sidelined by the coronavirus crisis topped 38 million, new...

Woman with Elon Musk’s old number gets texts meant for him

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A 25-year-old skin care consultant gets several text messages and calls each day meant for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, all because AT&T assigned her...

Macy’s warns coronavirus lockdowns could spur $1 billion operating loss

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Macy’s said on Thursday it could rack up operating losses of up to $1.11 billion in the first quarter, as the department store operator...

Uber spent $19 million to aid drivers struggling amid coronavirus

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Uber Technologies on Thursday for the first time detailed how much it has spent to support its ride-hail drivers and food delivery workers during...

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