U.S. hospitals say coronavirus school closures add to staffing pressure

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. hospitals, gearing up for a large surge in patients as the new coronavirus spreads throughout the country, are reaching out to temporary staff agencies and exploring other ways to maintain workforce levels as school closures add to pressure on doctors and nurses. “The biggest issue Continue Reading

AT&T to add directors, sell up to $10 billion in assets next year

(Reuters) – AT&T Inc on Monday unveiled a three-year strategic plan that included selling up to $10 billion worth of businesses next year, paying off all its debt from the purchase of Time Warner and adding two new board members, bowing to pressure from activist investor Elliott Management. The second-largest Continue Reading

U.S. equity funds add $1.7 billion ahead of Fed chair testimony: BAML

LONDON (Reuters) – Investors pumped money into bonds and equities in the week to Wednesday with U.S. stock funds adding $1.7 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as markets tried to weigh hopes for major central bank stimulus against economic woes. Bond funds raked in $9.6 billion Continue Reading

Qualtrics and Adobe add new integration for improved data and customer experiences

Experience management (XM) software firm Qualtrics announced new XM integration capabilities with Adobe’s Experience Platform Launch Thursday. “Qualtrics makes it easy for organizations to not only gather customer feedback, but to predict the actions that their customers will take,” said Cody Crnkovich, head of platform partners and strategy at Adobe Continue Reading