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What We’re Reading Today: Avoiding A Depression, COVID Peaks In Italy, Soars In NY, Fed’s License To Print . . . And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Coronavirus

A Coronavirus End Game That Avoids A Depression — Forbes

Senate To Resume Talks On Massive Stimulus Bill After Democrats Block Vote On Legislation — Washington Post

NBC Actually Calls Out Dems for Playing Politics With Virus Relief — MRC Newsbusters

Slowdown in new cases, deaths suggests Italy’s outbreak may be peaking — Zero Hedge

Markets

Fed makes ‘aggressive’ move to back corporate debt markets, Main St. — Yahoo Finance

Stocks wipe out gains since Trump’s election — The Hill

Markets getting nervous with no ‘end date’ in sight for coronavirus shutdowns — Fox News

The Fed’s message: The money-printing presses are fired up and ready to go — New York Times

Media And Culture

Appeals court upholds ruling President Trump cannot block critics on Twitter — New York Daily News

Woody Allen’s controversial memoir finds new publisher after widespread backlash — Fox News

IOC member says 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed because of coronavirus pandemic — USA Today

Twitter says coronavirus disinformation spread by Chinese officials does not violate rules — The Hill

Misc.

New York coronavirus cases surge 38% overnight to 20,875 — CNBC

Here’s everything the federal government has done to limit the destruction of coronavirus — CNBC

The best video chat apps to turn social distancing into distant socializing — TechCrunch

Let the markets work — Marginal Revolution

 

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