Stocks ease as virus cases climb further; sterling slips

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq were down slightly in early New York trading, with new cases threatening to further dampen the economy and investors awaiting progress in ongoing negotiations for a fresh COVID-19 relief package.

Nationwide in the United States, COVID-19 infections are at their peak, with an average of 193,863 new cases reported each day over the past week, according to a Reuters tally of official data.

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