Stocks End Mixed on Fears of Renewed Covid Lockdowns

Stocks finished mixed Monday as the first coronavirus vaccines arrived at distribution sites across the U.S. but fears of renewed lockdowns tempered gains on Wall Street.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned residents they should prepare for a full shutdown to stem a further surge in the coronavirus.

“We’re hopefully talking about weeks, but we’re preparing mentally and practically for that possibility,” the mayor told CNN. “We’re seeing the kind of level of infection with the coronavirus we haven’t seen since May and we have to stop the momentum.”

The country has surpassed 16.3 million confirmed coronavirus infections and reported over 300,000 deaths from the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University. Read more…..


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