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Online shopping leads to strain at Port of Los Angeles

Online shopping leads to strain at Port of Los Angeles

The number of shipments coming through the nation’s busiest container port complex in Los Angeles is up substantially from the first half of the year, reflecting a rebound in business and shift in consumer habits. Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka in an appearance Monday on CNBC said …

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U.K. government confirms second strain of coronavirus

U.K. government confirms second strain of coronavirus

A pedestrian wearing a face mask or covering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, walks in central London on December 23, 2020. Tolga Akmen | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — A second new and potentially more infectious variant of the novel coronavirus identified in South Africa has emerged in the United …

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New Covid strain ruins Christmas travel plans for Brits

New Covid strain ruins Christmas travel plans for Brits

People walk past the closed entrance of the Eurostar terminal at Brussels South railway station after Britain’s European neighbors began closing their doors to travelers from the United Kingdom amid alarm about a rapidly spreading strain of coronavirus, in Brussels, Belgium December 21, 2020. Yves Herman | Reuters LONDON — …

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Treasury yields fall amid fears of new coronavirus strain

Treasury yields fall amid fears of new coronavirus strain

U.S. government debt prices rose on Tuesday as investor sentiment was shaken by a fast-spreading new coronavirus strain in the U.K. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sank to around 0.918%, while the yield on the 30-year Tresury bond fell to 1.656%. Bond yields move inversely to prices. …

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New coronavirus strain weighs on sentiment

New coronavirus strain weighs on sentiment

LONDON — European shares are set to open slightly higher Tuesday, attempting to recover from a brutal sell-off in the previous session, as investors sentiment was shaken by a new coronavirus strain in the U.K. Britain’s FTSE 100 is set to open barely above the flatline at 6,420, Germany’s DAX …

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WHO says new Covid strain in U.K. appears more contagious

WHO says new Covid strain in U.K. appears more contagious

World Health Organization (WHO) Chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan on January 12, 2020 in Geneva. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP via Getty Images World Health Organization officials said Monday that the coronavirus is mutating “at a much slower rate” than seasonal influenza, even as officials in the U.K. announced this weekend that …

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Covid vaccines likely to protect against new virus strain: Dr Gottlieb

Covid vaccines likely to protect against new virus strain: Dr Gottlieb

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday that existing Covid-19 vaccines will likely provide protection against the new strain of the coronavirus circulating in the U.K. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday implemented strict lockdowns in London and large parts of southern England in response to rising coronavirus infections. He said …

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Investors monitor new coronavirus strain

Investors monitor new coronavirus strain

European markets are set to trade lower on Monday as investors monitor a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus strain that has shut down much of the U.K. Britain’s FTSE 100 was seen opening down by 75 points at 6,442, Germany’s DAX off by 190 points at 13,448 and France’s …

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