2020年欧洲杯小组赛赛程

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Dividends take a hit

Breakingviews has launched a daily column covering pandemic-related insights that you might have missed. Throughout the day, we’ll bring you shorter-than-usual views from columnists around the world with the same financial savvy on companies, economies and capital markets during this important unfolding story.

Breakingviews - The Exchange: Verizon’s HR chief

Christy Pambianchi oversees the well-being of more than 100,000 people. She explains how Verizon quickly rewrote the rule book to address the coronavirus outbreak from getting people set up at home to ensuring the safety of field employees providing critical infrastructure. 

Breakingviews - Hong Kong rues taking off its face mask

2020年欧洲杯小组赛赛程Hotels in Hong Kong are thronging with guests once more. Some of Dorsett Hospitality International’s local properties are fully booked this week, but it’s not because of an influx of tourists. The company is offering 14-night packages costing just over $700. The occupants? Residents, many of whom fled overseas to escape the first wave of the coronavirus and returned to what they thought were safer shores. They are now being asked to self-quarantine in their ti

Breakingviews - Racial wealth gap weakens U.S. virus defenses

In biological terms, pandemics are a leveler, attacking prime minister and pauper without favor. In economic terms, they are more hierarchical. In the United States, the novel coronavirus that had already killed more than 2,500 people by Monday morning is likely to widen the country’s alarming racial wealth and income gap.

Breakingviews - Global dividend drought could rival 2009

2020年欧洲杯小组赛赛程Companies around the world are turning off the dividend taps. Carmaker Ford Motor, fashion retailer H&M and UniCredit, the Italian bank, are among those that have cancelled or suspended their payouts in the last few weeks. Government restrictions and the need to conserve liquidity mean more are likely to follow.

Breakingviews - Dixon: Here’s how to stop humungous fiscal costs

Governments will rack up eye-popping bills to fight coronavirus if they’re not careful. The key will be to avoid debilitating stop-go strategies, where economies come out of lockdowns only to go in again. But that will only happen if exit strategies are well planned, not rushed.

Breakingviews - Beijing hands Wall Street rusty keys to kingdom

American investment banks have finally got what they wanted. After tortuous journeys, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley join JPMorgan with approvals to take majority control of Chinese ventures. It’s an incremental concession at a precarious time, and local rivals have gotten stronger. It’s good news nevertheless.

Breakingviews - S&P 500 drop implies nine months of no revenue

2020年欧洲杯小组赛赛程Last week's 3.3 million unemployment-benefits claims in the United States rewrote the record books. Congress, meanwhile, is working on a $2 trillion stimulus package to counter the economic pain of the Covid-19 pandemic. What's the net effect on businesses? Nine months’ total shutdown is one interpretation of the more than 20% drop in the S&P 500 Index in 2020.

Breakingviews - EU divisions risk inflating crisis bill

The European Union is in danger of turning a health crisis into a prolonged economic disaster. EU leaders on Thursday failed to agree on a joint fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging the continent. Despite bolder European Central Bank support, inaction by European governments will make it harder for Italy and other indebted euro zone nations to ramp up spending to support their stricken economies.

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