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The normally busy boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, was still largely shuttered on May 24. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images The $600 enhancement to weekly unemployment checks is ending at the end of July. While Democrats want to extend the extra pay into next year, Republicans appear resolute in blocking an extension. 
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Residents wait in line for free groceries from a pop-up food pantry amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Chelsea, Massachusetts, May 19, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters The historic job losses suffered around the world are disproportionately affecting women, Citi said in a new research report. On top of being an inequality issue, there
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Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Salesforce.com — The enterprise software provider’s stock dropped 3% in extended trading after the company provided its first-quarter financial results. Salesforce.com said it had earnings of 70 cents per share excluding some items on revenue of $4.87 billion, while analysts
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Construction workers build a Toll Brothers home in Boca Raton, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Virgin Galactic Holdings — The aerospace company’s stock fell 3% in extended trading after fellow space travel company SpaceX had to delay its historic astronaut launch with NASA because of bad weather.
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Invesco’s Kristina Hooper warns the coronavirus is not the biggest threat to the market. She sees flaring U.S.-China trade tensions potentially doing the most harm to stocks. “The pandemic has largely been isolated and neutralized because of all the monetary policy support that the Fed has provided,” she told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Friday. “That
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Investors may want to brace for a tumultuous June. Federated Hermes’ Phil Orlando believes a “cleansing correction” could spark a 10% drop or more within weeks. “You’ve got some investors who are bearish by nature and got sucked into this 36% rally,” the firm’s chief equity market strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Thursday. “If the
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