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Statement from Trump's doctor on president's virus diagnosis Statement from Trump's doctor on president's virus diagnosis
- October 02, 2020

The news came after the president confirmed earlier on Thursday that his longtime aide Hope Hicks had tested positive for the virus . US President Donald Trump said Thursday evening that he was awaiting results from a test for COVID-19 after one of his close advisors tested positive for the disease. (more...)
Biden lead unchanged at 9 points after chaotic presidential debate
- October 02, 2020

Four percent said they were voting for a third-party candidate and 5% were not sure. In August, Mr Biden and the Democratic National Committee erased the financial advantage that Mr Trump's re-election effort held through the campaign, raising a record-breaking US$365 million and ending the month with US$466 million in the bank. (more...)
USA airlines face grim winter, with or without a bailout USA airlines face grim winter, with or without a bailout
- October 02, 2020

US airline shares ended flat on Wednesday. In March, Congress approved $25 billion mostly in grants to cover passenger airline payrolls through September and up to another $25 billion in loans that the airlines could use for other purposes. (more...)
Amazon reveals 19,816 employees had COVID-19 Amazon reveals 19,816 employees had COVID-19
- October 02, 2020

In a blog post , the business said it did a "thorough analysis of data on all 1,372,000 Amazon and Whole Foods Market front-line employees across the USA employed at any time from March 1 to September 19, 2020". Labor groups, regulators and politicians had pressed Amazon to release the information. They are also obligated to keep track of COVID-19 infections contracted on the job, and must report to OSHA if there is a hospitalization or death related to the disease. (more...)
Google puts $1 billion on the table for news content Google puts $1 billion on the table for news content
- October 02, 2020

About 200 publishers in Argentina, Australia, Britain, Brazil, Canada and Germany have signed up to the product, Reuter's reports. Google is planning on paying news publishers more than $1 billion for a new initiative dubbed Google News Showcase, a project aimed at creating and curating high-quality journalism. (more...)
House Minority Leader McCarthy slams Pelosi on COVID-19 relief House Minority Leader McCarthy slams Pelosi on COVID-19 relief
- October 02, 2020

Timing will depend on the result of Pelosi's talks with Mnuchin. "Secretary Mnuchin and I had an extensive conversation , and we found areas where we are seeking further clarification". The previous funding came as part of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act signed into law March 27. Neither side has publicly offered the kind of concessions that would generate tangible momentum. (more...)
In its worst-ever glitch, Tokyo Stock Exchange trading halted In its worst-ever glitch, Tokyo Stock Exchange trading halted
- October 02, 2020

The outage also affected smaller Japanese exchanges in Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sapporo (all have the same trading system as the TSE). Unable to handle the rush of orders from panicked investors, the TSE had to curtail trading hours for three months. (more...)
Disney to lay off roughly 28,000 of its park employees Disney to lay off roughly 28,000 of its park employees
- October 02, 2020

Even when Disneyland reopens and Disney World returns to normal operations, consumers may feel uncomfortable traveling to the Magic Kingdom to stand in lines and bump elbows with other tourists. About 67 per cent of the cuts will impact part-time workers, affect Disney staff across executive, salaried and hourly positions. The second notification informed the officials of 279Employees of Disney Vacation Development, the company name for Disney Vacation Club, who will be laid off ... (more...)
JPMorgan settles spoofing probe for $920 million JPMorgan settles spoofing probe for $920 million
- October 01, 2020

In parallel settlements, the bank entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Office for the District of CT, staving off criminal prosecution on charges of wire fraud. But the settlement announced Tuesday also includes new allegations about spoofing by traders on the bank's Treasuries desk. The company is required to pay $920.2 million in total, a record settlement by the CFTC. (more...)
Coronavirus vaccine trial from Inovio has been put on hold Coronavirus vaccine trial from Inovio has been put on hold
- October 01, 2020

In addition, this partial clinical hold does not impact the advancement of INOVIO's other product candidates in development. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Inovio's vaccine, which aims to provide immunity to the virus by inserting genetic instructions into cells to get them to release a protein found on the coronavirus , insisted that the early-stage trial of its Covid vaccine showed promising signs without any significant complications. (more...)
Palantir surges 38% in NY debut, valuation at almost $22 bln Palantir surges 38% in NY debut, valuation at almost $22 bln
- October 01, 2020

Denver, Colorado-based Palantir is going public at a time of strong investor demand for new stocks, particularly of technology companies that promise rapid growth. A direct listing only involves the sale of existing shares and no new capital is raised. "For the direct listing to gain traction as a new structure, investors will have to make money", she added. (more...)
CHAOS as Tokyo Stock Exchange suspends trade after WORST EVER system glitch
- October 01, 2020

A Japan Exchange Group statement gave no details about the nature of the glitch and didn't indicate when trading would resume again. TSE initially said on Thursday morning that trading of all stocks would be halted due to an "issue in the distribution of market information". (more...)
Jobs rebound in South Africa: we are working on it, says Ramaphosa Jobs rebound in South Africa: we are working on it, says Ramaphosa
- October 01, 2020

And even if the economy recovers a bit in the second half of 2020, PwC still expects a net loss of 1.5 million jobs by year-end, Krugel said. The Quarterly Labour Force Survey is a household-based sample survey and data collection is usually done on a face-to-face basis; however, owing to Covid-19 restrictions, the data for the second-quarter had to be collected through computer assisted telephone interviewing. (more...)
Greece: Cruise ship cleared to go after COVID scare Greece: Cruise ship cleared to go after COVID scare
- September 30, 2020

Sample tests for coronavirus were carried out on 150 crew members and 12 were positive but asymptomatic, the ministry said. "So there is now no concern over this particular cruise ship". Nobody will be allowed to disembark as testers from Greece's public health agency board the ship for screening. TUI said that given that no passengers were among the contact group, no tests on them were necessary and the vessel would resume its cruise once Greek authorities give the green light. (more...)
Disney Parks Chairman Josh D'Amaro Announces a Loss of 28000 Jobs Disney Parks Chairman Josh D'Amaro Announces a Loss of 28000 Jobs
- September 30, 2020

The cutbacks jarred investors, who sent the shares down nearly 2% in late trading. American Airlines Group Inc. has warned that it could furlough 19,000 employees, while United Airlines Holdings Inc.is planning to cut about 12,000. The number of visitors, particularly those who arrive via air travel, has been disappointing, the company has said. Many of those that work there do so because Disney magic means just as much to them as it does the guests. (more...)
Joe Biden releases 2019 tax returns to troll Trump ahead of debate
- September 30, 2020

According to Biden's 2019 return , the former Vice President reported more than $900,000 in income and paid $288,000 in taxes. For years Mr Trump has been criticised by Democrats for not making his tax returns public as his predecessors did. (more...)
Biden, Harris release 2019 tax returns ahead of debate Biden, Harris release 2019 tax returns ahead of debate
- September 30, 2020

The Times said Trump paid no federal income taxes for 10 of the 15 years before that. According to Biden's 2019 return, the former Vice President reported more than $900,000 in income and paid $288,000 in taxes. Biden's running mate, California Sen. Trump has denied the Times report, dismissing it as "fake news" at a press conference, but he has provided no evidence to refute it. (more...)
Children to return to school as Melbourne eases lockdown Children to return to school as Melbourne eases lockdown
- September 29, 2020

Stringent rules in Australia's second most populous state have proved divisive, with some provoking criticism from businesses, protest groups and even federal authorities. Australia has reported just over 27,000 cases, and 875 deaths, with Victoria accounting for about 75 per cent of infections and almost 90 per cent of all deaths. (more...)
Apple hits astonishing $2 trillion market cap Apple hits astonishing $2 trillion market cap
- September 29, 2020

It is important to note that Saudi Aramco is the only other publicly listed company in the world to have reached the $2 trillion market capitalization. This was where we saw Apple take the next major step in their journey towards their $2 trillion market cap. However, the tech giant fell below the $2 trillion mark since shares closed at $462.83. (more...)
Tesla's new homemade batteries are in test cars on the road today Tesla's new homemade batteries are in test cars on the road today
- September 29, 2020

At the battery event, Tesla is expected to reveal a number of advancements in its battery tech that could give it an even greater advantage over other companies pursuing electric vehicles . Not only is Tesla ramping up production and creating a completely new battery cell, the company also said it will continue working with partners to access as many batteries as possible. (more...)

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