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The Latest: S Korea cases jump week after restrictions eased

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has 121 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, its first triple-digit daily jump in a week amid concerns about the country easing social distancing restrictions just last week to cope with a weak economy. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Thursday that South... go to Article >

S&P 500 ends week at record highs as Biden-transition optimism overshadows virus surge

5 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement US stocks gained on Friday as hopes for a peaceful transition to the Biden administration offset concerns about soaring COVID-19 cases. The S&P 500 closed at a record high. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he'd... read more

S&P 500 ends week at record highs as Biden-transition optimism overshadows virus surge

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement US stocks gained on Friday as hopes for a peaceful transition to the Biden administration offset concerns about soaring COVID-19 cases. The S&P 500 closed at a record high. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he'd... read more

10 people in Sweden told us their trust in the government is dwindling as it pivots away from its no-lockdown coronavirus policy

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementInes Green felt a sense of relief after Sweden announced stricter coronavirus measures for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The 23-year-old supermarket worker, who lives in the capital city of Stockholm,... read more

Coronavirus live news: Brazil records nearly 600 deaths; Victoria goes 30 days without new cases

3 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Brazil records nearly 52,000 daily new cases; more than 150 arrested in UK anti-lockdown protests; Australian state of Victoria records no new cases and no deaths UK: Angry Tory MPs turn on Gove after ‘overwhelmed NHS’ claims Shops reopen in... read more

US stocks dip from record levels on disappointing economic data and soaring COVID-19 cases

7 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement US stocks declined on Wednesday as a surprise jump in weekly jobless claims butted heads with vaccine hopes. The Dow Jones industrial average dipped below 30,000 after closing above the level at a record on Tuesday. New... read more

European shares retreat as caution over the economic outlook resurfaces after the biggest ever monthly rally

2 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementEuropean shares retreated on Monday, but the region's benchmark index was still set for its biggest ever monthly rise, as optimism over a vaccine has helped lift some of the most battered sectors in one of the virus... read more

Revealed: Tier 3 Did Bring Down Number Of Covid Patients, But Tier 1 Did Nothing

2 Days ago Entertainment Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital has fallen in areas that were under tier 3 lockdown, but risen in areas that were in tier 1, analysis by HuffPost UK has revealed. It may help explain how some areas that were only in tier 1 before the... read more

Here's How Other European Countries Have Decided To Relax Lockdown Over Christmas

5 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

From behind his Downing Street desk, a self-isolating Boris Johnson proclaimed on Monday that an “escape route” from Covid-19 was now finally in sight. The UK, which has the highest official Covid-19 death toll in Europe, has agreed to allow... read more

English Regions To Discover Post-Lockdown Tiers – With First Review On December 16

6 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Each local authority in England will on Thursday find out which lockdown “tier” they will fall under after the end of the national lockdown – with a review planned two weeks after it kicks in. Health secretary Matt Hancock will make the... read more

US weekly jobless claims rise to 778,000, more than economist forecasts as labor-market recovery weakens

7 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement The number of filings for US unemployment insurance rose last week, defying economist estimates that called for a decline. The latest data suggests the ongoing labor-market recovery is faltering. New weekly jobless... read more