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Opinion: The one vital message of nearing 100,000 US deaths

On this somber Memorial Day weekend, America is approaching the grim milestone of 100,000 Covid-19 deaths in a population of 330 million. Six Asia-Pacific nations -- Australia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan and Vietnam -- have just over 1,200 coronavirus deaths in a combined population almost the same as the US, 328 million. On May 23, the Johns Hopkins coronavirus tracker shows that America recorded 1,208 new deaths, while the six Asia-Pacific countries recorded just 13 deaths: 12 in Japan, 1 in Australia, and 0 in the others.

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Bank of America CEO Moynihan's 2019 compensation remains unchanged at $26.5 mln

Bank of America Corp said on Friday that Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan's 2019 compensation remained $26.5 million, the same as a year earlier. Moynihan's compensation package has two parts: a base salary of $1.5 million and equity incentive award of $25 million, the bank said in a filing (Reporting by Abhishek Manikandan in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)

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Explainer: How does negative rate policy work?

U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that the U.S. Federal Reserve drive interest rates into negative territory. He says his motivation was to refinance the U.S. government's $22 trillion in outstanding debt and lengthen the amount of time over which it is repaid. [nL2N26208B]

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U.S. government posts $208 billion deficit in May

Washington posted a $208 billion budget deficit in May as a modest increase in revenues failed to make up for higher spending on the military and social welfare programs like Medicare, according to data released on Wednesday by the Treasury Department.

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METALS-Copper drops 1.5 pct as U.S.-China trade war raises demand concerns

Copper slid 1.5 percent on Tuesday with the market facing its biggest one-day loss in more than a week, as an escalating trade war between the United States and the world's top industrial metals consumer China weighed. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange lost $93 at $6,208 tonne as of 0708 GMT. The most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange finished down 1.2 percent at 50,190 yuan ($

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