Editors, USA TODAY Published 3:48 a.m. ET March 12, 2020 CLOSECoronavirus: How will the markets react after Trump’s travel remarks?All eyes will be on the financial markets Thursday after President Donald Trump outlined strict travel restrictions on passengers arriving in the United States from Europe to limit the coronavirus spread. The European travel restriction is likely to further hammer the earnings of battered airlines and hotel companies and hurt consumer spending, which makes up 70% of the economy, says Ryan Dietrich, senior market strategist at LPL Financial. In his speech Wednesday, Trump also said he planned to take emergency action to provide financial relief to workers who are quarantined or caring for others with coronavirus. Trump also called on Congress to provide Americans with “immediate payroll tax relief,” and implored lawmakers to “consider this very strongly” despite bipartisan pushback that idea received.Halted: Tours of the Capitol put on hold amid coronavirus fearsTom Hanks says he and wife Rita Wilson tested positive for coronavirus in AustraliaAmid coronavirus, will they be welcome?Cruise ships will bring 100,000 people to US ports this weekEntertainment industry hit: Adam Sandler, ‘Survivor,’ CinemaCon, more events postponedAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideA year after admissions scandal, the legal battle isn’t overOne year ago Thursday, FBI agents raided million-dollar homes


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