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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Marriott, Eastman Kodak, Twitter, FedEx & more Names on the move ahead of the open. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/10/stocks-making-the-biggest-moves-premarket-marriott-eastman-kodak-twitter-fedex-more.html

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the publisher's headquarters Monday in the highest-profile use yet of the new national security law Beijing imposed on the city in June. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/10/hong-kong-media-tycoon-jimmy-lai-arrested-under-security-law.html

Stock futures slip after Trump signs orders extending coronavirus relief U.S. stock futures slipped after President Donald Trump signed several executive orders aimed at extending coronavirus relief. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/09/stock-market-futures-open-to-close-news.html

Some office space could get permanently cut during the pandemic. Here's how companies will cope Working from home has become the norm in this coronavirus pandemic, and Morgan Stanley predicts that office tenants across Asia will permanently give up between 3% and 9% of their existing office space. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/10/work-from-home-during-coronavirus-office-rentals-in-asia-to-decline.html

Amazon reportedly discussing using former J.C. Penney and Sears stores as fulfillment centers The Sears and J.C. Penney locations could give Amazon more fulfillment center space, closer to customers, where delivery drivers could come unload and pick up packages. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/09/amazon-wants-to-use-jc-penney-stores-as-fulfillment-centers---report.html

U.S. tops 5 million coronavirus cases as outbreak threatens America's Midwest The United States has surpassed 5 million cases of coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University data. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/09/coronavirus-us-tops-5-million-cases-as-outbreak-threatens-americas-heartland.html

Kodak pharma deal held up over reported questions about stock move The U.S International Development Finance Corporation said it was holding up the deal. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/kodak-pharma-deal-held-up-over-reported-questions-about-stock-move.html

Trump signs measure to provide extra $400 in weekly unemployment benefits Trump made the announcement as protracted negotiations have been unsuccessful in extending the benefits originally offered through the CARES Act. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/trump-signs-measure-to-provide-extra-400-in-weekly-unemployment-benefits.html

Trump signs orders aimed at extending some pandemic relief after Congress fails to reach a deal President Trump's orders extend unemployment benefits, provide a payroll tax holiday, defer student loan payments and extend the federal moratorium on evictions. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/trump-signs-executive-order-on-coronavirus-relief.html

TikTok plans to sue Trump administration over ban as soon as Tuesday, report says TikTok will file the federal lawsuit against the administration as soon as Tuesday, NPR reported, citing a person directly involved in the matter. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/tiktok-plans-to-sue-trump-administration-over-ban-as-soon-as-tuesday-reports-say.html

Fed's Kashkari advocates six-week economic lockdown to defeat the coronavirus "To be effective, the lockdown has to be as comprehensive and strict as possible," Kashkari and Michael Osterholm wrote. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/feds-kashkari-advocates-six-week-economic-lockdown-to-defeat-the-coronavirus.html

Outlook for cinemas darkens as coronavirus resurges in the U.S. American studios have had to make tough decisions about film releases due to resurgences of coronavirus cases in the U.S. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/dire-outlook-for-cinemas-as-coronavirus-resurges-in-us.html

Trump's ban of Chinese apps has lots of precedent in other countries, and Apple and Google comply Overall, Apple removed 851 apps in the year between July 2018 and June 2019, and the vast majority of requests came from China. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/trump-tiktok-wechat-ban-echoes-other-countries-including-china.html

How San Francisco succeeded more than other U.S. cities in fighting the coronavirus San Francisco's response wasn't perfect, given a few recent mini surges, but it still did a decent job overall of controlling the pandemic. Here's why. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/how-san-francisco-beat-other-us-cities-in-fighting-the-coronavirus.html

Buffett buys back a record $5.1 billion in Berkshire stock as operating earnings take a big hit Berkshire announced it bought $5.1 billion of its own shares during the second quarter as the pandemic dented the conglomerate's operations. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/08/berkshire-hathaway-earnings-q2-2020.html

Trump to hold news conference after coronavirus stimulus talks fall apart President Donald Trump will be holding a press conference from Bedminster, New Jersey Friday evening after another "disappointing" meeting between Democrats and the White House on coronavirus aid yielded little progress. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/07/trump-to-hold-news-conference-after-coronavirus-stimulus-talks-fall-apart.html

Dr. Anthony Fauci says chance of coronavirus vaccine being highly effective is 'not great' Scientists are hoping for a coronavirus vaccine that is at least 75% effective, but 50% or 60% effective would be acceptable, too, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/07/coronavirus-vaccine-dr-fauci-says-chances-of-it-being-highly-effective-is-not-great.html

U.S. intel report on Trump-Biden election meddling reveals who Russia, China and Iran want to win While many foreign actors have views on who should hold the White House, "We are primarily concerned about the ongoing and potential activity by China, Russia, and Iran," a top intelligence official said. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/07/us-intel-russia-trying-to-hurt-biden-but-china-iran-dont-want-trump.html

Markets could be challenged by Washington stimulus talks and China tensions The debate over the next round of stimulus and rising tensions between the White House and China could create headwinds for the market. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/07/markets-could-be-challenged-by-washington-stimulus-talks-and-china-tensions.html

Canada to impose tariffs on $2.7 billion in U.S. goods after Trump reignites trade feud Canada's move came in response to President Donald Trump's decision to reimpose 10% aluminum duties on its trade partner. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/07/canada-to-impose-tariffs-on-2point7-billion-in-us-goods-after-trump-reignites-trade-feud.html

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