Trump Administration Orders 167 Million Face Masks From 3M 

President Trump said the government would buy nearly 167 million masks from 3M in the next three months, resolving a spat with the industrial conglomerate over efforts to ramp up the supply of gear for frontline health-care workers.

Samsung Profit Forecast Indicates Limited Coronavirus Impact 

Samsung Electronics provided some hope that the business slowdown spurred by the new coronavirus pandemic might only moderately dent one of the world's largest technology companies, delivering a profit forecast above analysts' expectations Tuesday.

Airbnb Raises $1 Billion From Silver Lake, Sixth Street Partners 

The company is raising $1 billion in funding from private-equity firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners as it reels from a global hit to its business caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. Prosecutors Charge Former Fox Sports Executives in FIFA Bribery Case 

Two former Fox Sports executives have been charged with participating in a scheme to pay millions of dollars in bribes to soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting rights.

Carnival Soars After Saudi Sovereign-Wealth Fund Discloses Stake 

Shares in the company rose 20% after Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund disclosed an 8.2% stake in the world's largest cruise operator.

Coronavirus Hits Meat Plants 

The coronavirus pandemic is hitting U.S. meat operations, slowing and temporarily halting production at some plants as sickness and fear keep workers home.

PG&E's Settlement With California Fire Victims Is Fraying 

Lawyers who brokered the $13.5 billion deal with the utility now say they no longer support it and want changes, a stance that threatens PG&E's effort to exit bankruptcy by summer.

Warren Buffett's Death-Spiral Deal 

Berkshire Hathaway's financing of Occidental Petroleum's Anadarko deal could see it own a large chunk of the company if it gets paid in shares, unintentionally mimicking a predatory type of financing.

Banks Stand to Lose More Than $100 Million on Loan to Luckin's Chairman 

Loan default follows sharp decline in Luckin Coffee's share price after the Chinese coffee chain said much of its 2019 sales were fabricated.

Foursquare Merges With Factual, Another Location-Data Provider 

Foursquare Labs is merging with yet another location-focused startup, Factual, in an all-stock deal.


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April 06, 2020 21:15 ET (01:15 GMT)

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