Virgin Galactic, Redfin, Carnival and more


A Redfin Corp. ‘For Sale’ sign stands outside of a home in Seattle, Washington.

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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell

Marathon Oil — The oil company’s stock climbed 1% in extended trading after falling 7.05% earlier Thursday. Oil dropped 3% during the day amid concerns over rising coronavirus case counts.

Redfin — Shares of the real estate brokerage fell 2% after the closing bell. The company’s stock hit an all-time high earlier in the week as real estate recovers from pandemic-forced lockdowns across the country. The pandemic is causing

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Stock futures open flat after Thursday’s wild session


People walk by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on May 18, 2020 in New York City.

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Stock futures were flat on Thursday night following a mixed session in which coronavirus concerns pushed investors further into tech shares.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up just 18 points, or 0.1%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures traded marginally higher as well. 

The Nasdaq Composite closed at an all-time high during regular trading as Amazon jumped 3% to a record. Microsoft, Apple and Netflix were also higher.

But the rest of the market struggled. The Dow dropped

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Coronavirus worries send Dow tumbling


Traders work during the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 5, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 361 points

The Dow dropped 361.19 points, or 1.39%, to 25,706.09. The S&P 500 slid 0.56% to 3,152.05. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.53% to close at 10,547.75. 

Record hospitalizations in Florida

Stocks hit their lows of the day after Florida reported a record in coronavirus-related hospitalizations. The state also reported a record spike in Covid deaths. “There’s less reason for optimism now than there

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Airborne transmission of coronavirus in restaurants, gyms and other closed spaces can’t be ruled out, WHO says


The World Health Organization published new guidance Thursday, saying it can’t rule out the possibility that the coronavirus can be transmitted through air particles in closed spaces indoors, including in gyms and restaurants.

The WHO previously acknowledged that the virus may become airborne in certain environments, such as during “medical procedures that generate aerosols.” The new guidance recognizes some research that suggests the virus may be able to spread through particles in the air in “indoor crowded spaces.” It cited “choir practice, in restaurants or in fitness classes” as possible areas of airborne transmission.

“In these events, short-range aerosol transmission,

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