Economy Mar 10

A man wearing protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), stands in front of a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan. Photo by Stoyan Nenov/Reuters
Global markets pick up after plunge on virus, oil

Global stock markets rebounded Tuesday from record-setting declines after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would ask Congress for a tax cut and other measures to ease the pain of the spreading coronavirus outbreak.

World Mar 10

A woman, wearing a protective face mask, walks past a placard showing a handshake between two hands representing the Chinese and the Italian national flags after a decree orders for the whole of Italy to be on lockdown in an unprecedented clampdown aimed at beating the coronavirus, in Milan, Italy. The placard reads "The enemy is the virus, not the people. Come on China!" Photo by Flavio Lo Scalzo/Reuters
Virus woes shift from China to Italy as borders slam shut

Starkly illustrating the global east-to-west spread of the new coronavirus, Italy began an extraordinary, sweeping nationwide travel ban on Tuesday while in China, the diminishing threat prompted the president to visit the epicenter and declare: ""We will certainly defeat this…

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