Amazon added that sellers are still able to sell other products on its platform, but they will have to fulfill the shipments themselves. Therefore, the company has made a decision to stop stocking "nonessential products", Reuters reports .
United, American Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines - the three largest USA airways - confirmed Friday they're in talks with the US authorities about potential help amid a dramatic drop-off in air journey demand because of the coronavirus outbreak.
President Donald Trump said he was pleased with the Fed's announcement, saying, "I think that people in the markets should be very thrilled". S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures were also up more than 3 percent, according to Market Watch .
The Nasdaq Composite dropped 12.32 percent, and the S&P 500 ended the day down 11.98 percent. Trading on the three main USA stock indices was halted for 15 minutes at the open, the third such pause in six days, as the benchmark index plunged 8% and triggered an automatic cut-out.
The plant will idle production through March 30. During the downtime, the facilities will be deep cleaned. The three companies said late Tuesday that they would partially shut down facilities on a rotating basis to protect members of the United Auto Workers union from the spread of Covid-19.
Moscow and Riyadh are engaged now in a price war that has sent Brent crude, the global benchmark, below $30 a barrel and prompted energy companies including Exxon Mobil Corp.to plan for big spending cuts. In China, where the virus began, daily refinery throughputs dropped 4.8% in the first two months of the year, sliding to the lowest level since December 2018, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday.