NewsWatch: Dow tumbles early Friday, risks snapping 3-day win streak as U.S. tops China in coronavirus cases

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U.S. stocks tumble on Friday morning to end the week, a day after the Dow and S&P 500 index booked their best three-day win streak since the 1930s. See full story.

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President Donald Trump on Thursday night expressed doubt that New York really needed tens of thousands of ventilators, despite the urgent pleas from health-care professionals and that state’s governor. See full story.

Congress is almost done with the coronavirus bailout law. The next step? Fix it.

Congress is putting the finishing touches on the $2 trillion-plus coronavirus economic stimulus bill and preparing to leave Washington to hunker down at home, but if history is any guide, they’ll need to fix the legislation when they get back. See full story.

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