Markets slowly rise after Fed steps in again to calm coronavirus fears

The Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced back nervously on Tuesday, after dipping below 20,000 just one morning after its worst single-day points drop ever, as traders grappled with almost unprecedented economic volatility.After the Federal Reserve announced new action Tuesday as part of its sweeping emergency measures to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, the S&P...

South Korea’s coronavirus success story underscores how the U.S. initially failed

But elsewhere there are greater signs of encouragement. Apart from China, South Korea was one of the worst-hit countries in the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak. But an aggressive response has made it one of the exemplars in the midst of the pandemic — thanks to its swift implementation of a mass-scale testing regime as well as its consistent, transparent messaging to the public...