“Coronavirus: The Earnings Impact” Special Report

May.15 — The first corporate earnings season since the COVID-19 outbreak has provided stark evidence of how the pandemic is hitting companies — with many slashing dividends and suspending guidance as profits slump. Erik Schatzker hosts a roundup, with top executives discussing the health of their businesses and the prognosis going forward.

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Coronavirus: UK deaths pass 100,000 – BBC News
  • New vaccine efficacy concerns raised as new COVID-19 variants found in the US
  • BREAKING: UK COVID-19 deaths exceed 100,000
  • Indonesia’s coronavirus cases top one million
  • Italians show discontent as PM Conte resigns following pandemic criticism
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