San Francisco Setting New Covid Curbs, Faces ‘Dangerous’ Period

San Francisco was moved to the most restrictive tier by California following a jump in coronavirus cases, prompting a slew of new measures across the city. “I don’t know how to be more clear — this is the most dangerous time we’ve faced during this pandemic,” said Mayor London Breed. The new restrictions will kick off Sunday, starting with the […]

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Q2 manufacturing rebound puzzles economists

Conflicting signals from official sectoral IIP data that showed a contraction raise questions about accuracy of GVA estimate. The turnaround in India’s manufacturing sector, which rebounded from a 39.3% contraction in GVA (gross value added) in the April-June quarter to clock 0.6% growth in the second quarter, has left economists scrambling to reconcile conflicting data from the government as they […]

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Experts Warn Of Erratic COVID-19 Testing Numbers After Thanksgiving

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The coronavirus testing numbers that have guided much of the nation’s response to the pandemic are likely to be erratic over the next week or so, experts said Friday, as fewer people get tested during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and testing sites observe shorter hours. The result could be potential dips in reported infections that offer the […]

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Let's pay people at least $1,000 to get a COVID-19 vaccine, some top economists and a former 2020 presidential candidate say

Millions of Americans may be able to get a coronavirus vaccine before the end of the year. But a substantial portion of the public remains reluctant to get one. Several top economists and a former 2020 presidential candidate are pitching a novel idea: Pay people $1,000 or more to get the vaccine. Business Insider recently surveyed six economists spanning the […]

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E-COMMERCE ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Your guide to making six figures selling products online using a no-inventory method called dropshipping

E-commerce is a growing sector of retail, as well as a burgeoning market for individuals looking to make money by selling products online. Dropshipping is a form of e-commerce selling in which the seller doesn't have to invest in inventory, so the start-up costs are low. Dropshipping can be done from anywhere, as a side-hustle or a full-time career. Business […]

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Covid Drugs From Lilly, Regeneron Raise Access, Timing Concerns

Sign up here for our daily coronavirus newsletter on what you need to know, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis. Powerful drugs recently authorized by the U.S. that may prevent those at the earliest stages of Covid-19 from suffering severe disease present thorny new challenges, including who will get them and where they’ll be […]

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36-year Wall Street vet David Rosenberg breaks down why the stock market's latest milestone leaves it 'egregiously overpriced' — and warns another near-20% meltdown is on the cards

David Rosenberg — the founder of Rosenberg Research and famed economist who forewarned about the housing bubble — sees a plethora of red flags springing up within markets. Rosenberg provides a myriad of visuals to bolster his thesis, depicting overtly bullish sentiment and market positioning in conjunction with rich valuations. He also notes that the CAPE ratio — the cyclically […]

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