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Special Report: The Mask Middlemen - How pop-up brokers seek big paydays in a frenzied market 3:44pm EDT

(Reuters) - Brian Kolfage, a Florida military veteran, recently convinced Americans to donate millions of dollars for a privately built wall on the U.S. southern border. Now he has jumped into a new venture: hawking millions of protective face masks that are in critically short supply during the coronavirus pandemic.  Full Article

 
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Don't go so soon: Some say extension for Bank of Canada chief could boost confidence amid coronavirus 5:13pm EDT 

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Extending Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz's tenure past the June expiration of his term would help underpin market confidence as the coronavirus pandemic hits the economy, a government official and market players said on Tuesday.  Full Article  

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Stocks under pressure after biggest quarterly drop since 2008 8:37pm EDT 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asian shares faced another leg lower on Wednesday as the coronavirus sharply slows global growth, leading a gauge of world stocks to post its biggest quarterly decline in more than a decade and oil prices to trade near lows last seen in 2002.  Full Article