• 3 lies and a truth about face masks during the coronavirus pandemic

    15 days ago - By Fortune

    Wearing face masks has become a peculiarly political issue in the Untied States. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, public health agencies like the Centers for Disease Control have made it clear that wearing a cloth face mask is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself from COVID-19 and, more significantly, to make sure you don't spread coronavirus to anyone else since many infected people may not experience active COVID-19 symptoms .
    Yet videos and anecdotal tales abound of Americans furious with local mandates to wear face masks in public spaces, including in commercial...
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  • Impact of Covid-19 on Nigerian Stock Market

    Impact of Covid-19 on Nigerian Stock Market

    15 days ago - By Wall Street Survivor

    Nigeria saw its first case of coronavirus in late February 2020, shortly before the WHO declared the pandemic. As of this writing, the country has 9,140 active cases and 382 total deaths. The peak in daily growth occurred on June 9, and contagion is not slowing down. The global crisis has caused a dent in Read
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  • Amateur investors speculating on stocks have pushed markets skywards, but angered some of investing's biggest names. Here's what they have to say about the day-trading boom

    Amateur investors speculating on stocks have pushed markets skywards, but angered some of investing's biggest names. Here's what they have to say about the day-trading boom

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stocks have rallied sharply in recent months, thanks in part to a boom in day-traders, who invest in the markets for fun, rather than professionally.
    Dave Portnoy, founder of Barstool sports turned investor has become the poster-child of day-trading which has helped markets skyrocket, and fuel fears of an inflating market bubble.
    Popular online trading platform Robinhood has surged in popularity and generated more than 3 million account openings this year.
    Several billionaires have criticized the army of Robinhood traders, with one saying that the boom will only "end in tears."
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  • The market's wild second quarter by the numbers: Winners, losers and comeback stocks

    15 days ago - By CNBC

    The second quarter was one for the history books as stocks recovered a big chunk of their losses from the coronavirus-induced sell-off.
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  • Coronavirus masks could become a $9 billion market, benefiting these stocks, KeyBanc says

    15 days ago - By CNBC

    Analyst Edward Yruma wrote that the market for masks could be worth as much as $9 billion and said stocks like Etsy and Gap could benefit.
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