NewsWatch: The Fed will make up to $4 trillion in loans to businesses to rescue economy, Mnuchin says

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MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday the Fed will play a key role in lending funds to businesses damaged by the pullback in activity caused by the coronavirus. See full story.

As Dow wipes out over 3 years of stock-market gains, here’s a warning about calling the bottom

Some investors might feel a strong temptation once the market finally shows some stability to declare that the lows are in. But some Wall Street veterans have a word of advice. See full story.

Still hearing people say coronavirus is just like the flu? They’re wrong — and here’s why

President Trump suspended all travel to the U.S. from Europe and declared a national emergency over COVID-19’s rapid spread. See full story.

Amazon is hiring 100,000 workers, Walmart is hiring 150,000 — here are the sectors adding jobs amid coronavirus

This week the number of jobless claims rose by 70,000, but several sectors are ramping up hiring even as the coronavirus pandemic creates layoffs. See full story.

These small-business owners made their dreams come true — and then the coronavirus hit

MarketWatch spoke to four small business owners about how they’re coping and adapting. See full story.

MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE

As stock markets plunge and airlines wonder how they will stay viable, some outlandish rumors about COVID-19 still persist. See full story.

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