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Tesla Inc. said it is planning to offer about $2 billion of common stock in an underwritten deal and, separately, disclosed an SEC subpoena looking into some of its financing arrangements. See full story.

Stocks trim early losses triggered by rise in number of coronavirus cases

U.S. stocks on Thursday erased early losses attributed to a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths in China. See full story.

Jobless claims edge up 2,000 to 205,000, but there’s still no sign of widespread layoffs

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in early February rose slightly, but there’s still no sign of widespread layoffs in an economy that has been expanding for a record 10 and a half years. Initial jobless claims edged up by 2,000 to 205,000. See full story.

6 questions to help you figure out where and how to work part time in retirement

It’s wise to do some planning before you start looking. Here is some advice. See full story.

OK, boomers and millennials: This next wave of home buyers is coming up fast

Gen Z is already influencing mortgage lending and builders, writes Sanjiv Das. See full story.

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‘Consumers have a right to know about food recalls to protect their health from dangerous pathogens, chunks of metal, and unlabeled allergens.’ See full story.