Source: Lauren Thomas, CNBC Check out the companies making headlines midday Tuesday: Kohl’s — Shares of the retailer surged more than 27% as investors cheered a decline in new coronavirus cases. Elsewhere in the retail sector, PVH jumped 25% while Nordstrom gained 21%. Gap and Ralph Lauren also traded higher, rising 16% and 12%, respectively.  Exxon —
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My colleague, Jim Cramer, made a very interesting recommendation Monday morning, calling on the U.S. Treasury to issue a $1 trillion, 30-year “war bond” to finance out battle against the coronavirus. He pitched the idea on CNBC to Larry Kudlow, who chairs the White House National Economic Council and promised to propose the idea directly
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Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Bloomberg | Getty Images Small businesses are clamoring for funds from a new forgivable loan program to combat the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic. But
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An indoor garden at the American Dream. Source: American Dream It is becoming even harder to call American Dream a megamall.  Instead, the roughly 3 million-square-foot development that sits alongside a bustling highway in East Rutherford, New Jersey, is morphing into more of an ultimate amusement park. More like Disneyland if it fit under one roof. With shifts
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Blue Origin’s headquarters in Kent, Washington. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin confirmed on Monday that two employees at its Seattle-area headquarters tested positive for coronavirus. The employees, who are married couple, work at Blue Origin’s headquarters in Kent, Washington and were last in the office about two weeks ago. The company has
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A framing art gallery is closed in Venice Beach, California’ during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. APU GOMES/AFP via Getty Images Some small-business owners are growing increasingly worried that loan money being distributed as part of the coronavirus relief package will run out before they can access funds. The Paycheck Protection Program, which is being overseen
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