Stock futures, oil prices sink after Trump tests positive for coronavirus

Posted by on October 2, 2020 3:05 am
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U.S. stock futures and Asian shares fell Friday after President Donald Trump said he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the new coronavirus. The future contracts for both the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials lost 1.9%. Oil prices also slipped. Trump tweeted news of his test results just hours after the…