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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo shoppers enter the TJ Maxx store in Manchester, N.H. TJX Companies Inc., parent of T.J. Maxx and other discount stores reports financial results on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Retailers reopening more stores, tourism expanding

May. 21, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus. ________________________ RETAIL ROUNDUP: Macy’s warns it could lose more than a $1...

Denver airport to use $560M to accelerate concourse projects

May. 19, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver International Airport plans to use a reduction in air travel resulting from the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to accelerate long-planned refurbishment work on its concourses. The Denver City Council approved a proposal Monday to spend up to $560 million in additional funds on...

Home Depot, Kohl's fall; Southwest, Advance Auto Parts rise

May. 19, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Tuesday: Advance Auto Parts Inc., up $4.71 to $135.82. The auto parts retailer said its sales have been improving significantly during the second quarter. Home Depot Inc., down $7.25 to $238.10. The home-improvement chain reported...

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday as hopes for a global economic recovery rose after more governments eased anti-virus controls. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains on recovery hopes

May. 5, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday as hopes for a global economic recovery rose after more governments eased anti-virus controls. Benchmarks in Shanghai and Sydney declined while Hong Kong, Seoul and Southeast Asia followed Wall Street higher. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Investors are...

People wearing face masks walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Shares advanced in Asia early Tuesday after Wall Street shook off a weak start and ended with modest gains thanks to another solid showing from big technology companies. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Asian shares advance following rebound on Wall Street

May. 5, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced in Asia early Tuesday after Wall Street shook off a weak start and ended with modest gains thanks to another solid showing from big technology companies. Shares rose in Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore. Markets in Shanghai and Tokyo were closed for a holiday. Wall Street...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 2, 2020 5:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC's “This Week" — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio; Ronna McDaniel, Republican National Committee chairwoman; Tom Perez, Democratic National Committee chairman. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press”...

A humanoid robot Pepper wearing a face mask greets Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike at the lobby of a hotel for the new coronavirus COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms during a media preview in Tokyo Friday, May 1, 2020. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday he planned to extend a state of emergency beyond the scheduled end of May 6 because infections are spreading and hospitals are overburdened. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Boeing says it won't seek government aid; an odd May Day

May. 1, 2020 1:52 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ________________________ AIRLINES: The aviation industry is teetering on the edge as travel demand crawls...

In this Monday, April 27, 2020, photo provided by Vince Warburton, passengers get off an American Airlines flight airplane after they landed at Los Angeles International Airport. JetBlue requires passengers to wear face makes during flights, and Frontier Airlines says it will too, but face coverings are strictly optional on most airlines. American Airlines said it will start providing masks for passengers who want them. (Vince Warburton via AP)

Major US airlines to require passengers to wear face masks

Apr. 30, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines said Thursday they will soon require passengers to cover their faces during flights, following the lead of JetBlue Airways. The move comes as airlines big and small contemplate how to comply with social-distancing recommendations in the...

Ethan Cale walks from the American Airlines ticket counter Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Salt Lake City. American Airlines reports a staggering loss of $2.2 billion for the first quarter, when the new coronavirus began to cause a steep drop in air travel. American Airlines reported Thursday that revenue fell 19% while costs continued to rise even as the virus spread. Air travel within the U.S. has plunged 95% from a year ago, judging by the number of people screened at the nation's airports. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Airline nosedive: American, United post huge pandemic losses

Apr. 30, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines lost a combined $4 billion in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic triggered a sharp drop in air travel, and the airlines are busy borrowing enough money to survive until passengers return in large numbers. Thursday's reports from two of the...

FILE - In this April 20, 2020 file photo, Lufthansa airline, Boeing 747 aircrafts are parked at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany.  Boeing says it will cut about 10% of its work force and slow production of planes as it deals with the ongoing grounding of its best-selling plane and the coronavirus pandemic. With air travel falling sharply because of the virus, airlines have delayed orders and deliveries of new planes, reducing Boeing’s revenue.  (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

Boeing to cut 10% of work force as 1Q revenue, profit slide

Apr. 29, 2020 4:46 PM EDT

Boeing outlined plans Wednesday to cut 10% of its workforce, slow production of new planes and raise more cash to survive a downturn in business that started with the grounding of its best-selling jet and has accelerated with a deep slump in air travel caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Executives said the job...