Netflix eager to restart production, has enough new content for 2020

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A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019.

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While streamers have benefited from the influx of consumers stuck at home, platforms like Netflix are not immune to the woes of film and TV production shutdowns.

For now, streaming platforms have been able to meet consumer demand for content, but there are fears that if production doesn’t ramp up over the next few months, there will be a noticeable lack of new shows and movies to keep viewers

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Europe eager to reopen borders, Merkel stresses caution as Germany reopens

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Investors and health officials appear to grow increasingly worried about a potential second wave of Covid-19 cases and further economic downtown, as states and foreign governments move ahead with lifting restrictions. Stocks sold off on Tuesday, with the Dow shedding roughly 400 points in the final hour of trading and the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 falling more than 2% a piece. Early data out of U.S. states that are most aggressively reopening indicate heightened virus spread, according to former FDA Commissioner and CNBC contributor Scott Gottlieb.  

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Ford investors eager for details on when automaker will restart U.S. operations

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DETROIT (Reuters) – Investors already know how the coronavirus outbreak has hurt Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) bottom line, so when the automaker releases first-quarter results on Tuesday they will focus on how and when Ford plans to restart North American operations.

FILE PHOTO: The Ford logo seen at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Ford said on April 17 that the outbreak would result in an estimated first-quarter loss of about $2 billion. That warning came the same day the Dearborn, Michigan-based company raised $8 billion from corporate

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