Oil prices fall 1% as glut weighs

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FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind a crude oil pump jack on a drill pad in the Permian Basin in Loving County, Texas, U.S. November 24, 2019. Picture taken November 24, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices opened about 1% lower on Sunday as a persistent glut continued to weigh on prices and the coronavirus pandemic eroded global oil demand even as some governments began to ease lockdowns.

Brent crude LCOc1 was down 29 cents, or 0.9%, at $30.68 a barrel by 6:05 p.m. ET (2205 GMT) while U.S. oil CLc1 fell 26 cents, or 1.1%,

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US stock futures fall following back-to-back rallies

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The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in the financial district of lower Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, April 26, 2020.

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U.S. stock futures fell on Sunday night after Wall Street posted consecutive rallies to end last week amid the prospects of the global economy reopening soon.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures traded 89 points lower, or 0.4%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures also slipped 0.4% each.

The S&P 500 gained more than 1% on Thursday and Friday, leading to the broader-market average’s first weekly advance

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Wall Street Week Ahead: U.S. data deluge to underscore divide between roaring market, plunging economy

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A week packed with U.S. economic data is likely to provide investors with more evidence of the extent to which the coronavirus pandemic has hit growth, sharpening the debate on whether a rebound in stocks has been justified amid an unprecedented slowdown.

FILE PHOTO: The Wall Street sign is pictured at the New York Stock exchange (NYSE) in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The raft of data will include reports on retail sales, industrial production and inflation from April, a month in which large parts of

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The struggles America’s disabled are facing during coronavirus pandemic

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Hundreds of people in cars arrive on the first day of a free COVID-19 antibody testing event at a site in Florida. Americans with disabilities, including blindness, are struggling to access testing and other health-care services during the coronavirus crisis.

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Dr. Bonnielin Swenor, associate professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and director of the Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, was recently exposed to someone who was diagnosed with the coronavirus. Swenor wanted to get tested after displaying mild symptoms of Covid-19. Her children, a 3-

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