Trump to sign coronavirus legislation at 4 p.m. Eastern, White House says

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President Donald Trump will sign the coronavirus stimulus measure at 4 p.m. Eastern, the White House said in a statement on Friday afternoon. Officials want to get the government assistance included in the $2 trillion measure to workers and businesses as soon as possible. The funds will replace lost income and profits from the recent shutdown of the economy designed to slow the spread of the virus.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.