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Lordstown Motors’ all-electric Endurance will intensify the truck war

Jamie L. LaReau Detroit Free PressPublished 9:38 AM EDT May 26, 2020The next time you might be considering an F-150, Silverado or Ram pickup, Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns wants you to know something.“If you’re stuck in...

Consumer confidence stabilized in May on reopening optimism

U.S. consumer confidence stabilized in May, indicating Americans are optimistic that the economic drubbing from the coronavirus pandemic will be short-lived.The Conference Board’s index rose by 0.9 points to 86.6, according to a report...

Wall Street up as recovery hopes overshadow virus worries

Wall Street is opening sharply higher as hopes for economic recovery overshadow worries over the coronavirus pandemic. The S&P 500 jumped to nearly a three-month high, recovering much of its post-pandemic losses.Investors are shifting...

Warner Music Launches Its I.P.O.

The Warner Music Group, the home of stars like Ed Sheeran, Cardi B and Led Zeppelin, announced on Tuesday that it would proceed with an initial public offering that would value the company at...

Distressed Real Estate Market Beckons Opportunistic Buyers

Hoping to take advantage of wreckage in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, investors are preparing to snap up commercial real estate at rock-bottom prices.Long before states and cities closed businesses and issued stay-at-home...

Which traditionally defensive stocks proved their worth during the coronavirus crash? 

The defensive stocks that rode out the coronavirus crash: Reckitt Benckiser and AstraZeneca prove their worth but BT and ABF fare less well...Markets across the globe have been rocked by the coronavirus pandemicBillions wiped...

One fix for our broken food supply chain? A skin that keeps avocados fresher for longer

Bookend images from recent weeks tell the story of America’s flawed food system. Image one: Farms with rows of produce — lettuce, tomatoes, squash — left rotting in the sun, unable to find a...

Column: Sorry we had to cancel your trip. But we’re keeping your travel-insurance money

Most travel insurance has so many exclusions — including for epidemics — that I generally don’t advise people to bother with coverage unless they’re spending big bucks on a trip, like for a cruise.But...