Airbnb Paying More Than 10% Interest on $1 Billion Financing 

Airbnb Inc. agreed to pay its new investors interest at a rate of more than 10%, and to strengthen its leadership, in return for the $1 billion in additional funding announced Monday, according to people familiar with the matter

Amazon to Suspend Delivery Service That Competes With UPS, FedEx will halt a delivery service for non-Amazon packages, according to people familiar with the matter, as it re-evaluates the nascent offering that competes directly with FedEx and UPS.

UnitedHealth Will Speed Payments to Doctors, Hospitals Amid Pandemic 

UnitedHealth Group is accelerating payments to doctors and hospitals, starting with about $2 billion over the next week, to ease a cash crunch that has led some health-care providers to furlough workers during the pandemic.

KKR & Co. Forms $50 Million Coronavirus Relief Fund 

KKR and its executives have pledged $50 million to support communities, portfolio company employees and first responders affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

CFO Exit Puts Macy's Under Pressure as Stores Remain Shut 

Macy's chief financial officer will leave the company at the end of May, placing pressure on the beleaguered retailer to fill a key executive position while battling plummeting sales due to lockdowns related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Truckers Cut Spending as Factory Slowdown Weighs on Operators 

Trucking companies that deliver goods to manufacturers are cutting pay, reducing hours for workers and pulling back spending as an initial bump in demand for consumer products gives way to a deepening economic downturn.

Fannie, Freddie Unlikely to Aid Mortgage Companies, FHFA Chief Says 

A top U.S. housing-market regulator said he isn't likely to heed mortgage companies' calls to help ease the cash-flow crunch they are expecting when Americans who lose their jobs stop making mortgage payments amid the pandemic.

Companies Offer FEMA Critical Supplies the Government Can't Buy 

More than 1,000 companies have responded to the federal agency's call for much-needed resources in fighting the pandemic, but only three have items FEMA can obtain, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Pipeline Operator Williams Comes Under Fire 

An influential proxy adviser has taken the unusual step of urging shareholders to withhold votes for the chairman of Williams Cos. after the pipeline operator adopted a poison pill to fend off unwanted suitors.

Darden and Denny's Hit Sales Slump 

Darden Restaurants and Denny's said their sales have plummeted in recent weeks as their dining rooms remain closed amid the coronavirus crisis.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

April 07, 2020 19:15 ET (23:15 GMT)

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