Why Tech Companies Can Regain Consumer Trust as Coronavirus Crisis Continues

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Description: As the government continues to wrestle with the COVID-19 epidemic, US consumers and news organizations have rediscovered one of the things that made social media so valuable: Democratizing information about a fast-moving global story brings to light important narratives that official sources may miss, ignore or suppress. Source: e-Marketer.com Date: Mar 17, 2020 Link:… Read more »

The World Catches a Dangerous Virus of the Mind

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Description: The coronavirus is more than a health menace. It’s a wealth destroyer that the global economy will have to live with for many months to come. Source: Bloomberg.com Date: Feb 25, 2020 Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-28/the-world-catches-a-dangerous-virus-of-the-mind?srnd=businessweek-v2 Questions for discussion: What does the article say about what was known about the coronavirus a month ago? How did people… Read more »

Banks nearly took down the economy in 2008. Now the industry hopes to redeem itself

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Description: Investors glued to their screens as stocks tumble day after day. Central banks around the world injecting trillions of dollars into the financial system. Talk of bailing out out entire industries. Source: CNBC.com Date: Mar 17, 2020 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/17/banks-nearly-took-down-the-economy-in-2008-now-the-industry.html Questions for discussion: What does the article say about the ability of banks to help businesses and consumers deal with the… Read more »

Video game publishers positioned to outperform amid coronavirus outbreak

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Description: Day after day we’re hearing about the industries that are being negatively affected by the coronavirus outbreak, but one firm thinks video game publishers are positioned to outperform the broader market in the midst of Covid-19. Yahoo Finance’s tech editor Dan Howley joined Dan Roberts and Seana Smith to discuss to break it all… Read more »

Reality Sets In: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Monday 3/16/20)

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Description: It’s finally starting to dawn on people that the coronavirus is a real crisis, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers after a horrific day on Wall Street. Cramer said with so many people panicking, it’s time to stop buying the averages and circle around high-quality, recession-proof stocks that can weather this storm. Source:… Read more »

Working from home successfully takes effective communication and embracing the ‘outfit mullet’

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Description: Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, which will require thousands of people to work from home. Experts say the key to successful remote work is to have open lines of communication with managers, and to act like you’re working in an office. Source: YahooFinance.com Date: Mar… Read more »

Why Tech Companies Can Regain Consumer Trust as Coronavirus Crisis Continues

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Description: As the government continues to wrestle with the COVID-19 epidemic, US consumers and news organizations have rediscovered one of the things that made social media so valuable: Democratizing information about a fast-moving global story brings to light important narratives that official sources may miss, ignore or suppress. Source: eMarketer.com Date: Mar 17, 2020 Link:… Read more »

Regeneron Surges After Identifying Coronavirus Antibodies

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Description: Regeneron said it could produce ‘hundreds of thousands’ of does per month by the end of the summer if trials of its cocktail coronavirus treatment prove successful. Source: TheStreet.com Date: Mar 17, 2020 Link: https://www.thestreet.com/investing/regeneron-surges-after-identifying-coronavirus-antibodies Questions for discussion: What does the report say about the pharmaceutical effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus?… Read more »

Disney to Temporarily Close Florida and Paris Theme Parks

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Description: Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Paris Resort will close beginning Monday through to the end of March. Source: TheStreet.com – video report Date: Mar 12, 2020 Link: https://www.thestreet.com/markets/disney-florida-paris-theme-parks-coronavirus Questions for discussion: Why are Disney operations particularly vulnerable to concerns over the Coronavirus scare? What can be done to mitigate lost business?

Working and Studying from Home Shines a Light on Digital Usage

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Description: eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco discuss how digital adoption has made it possible—or not—for people to work, study and entertain themselves from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Who doesn’t use the internet? Do people spend more time watching Netflix or YouTube? And which platforms get the most social… Read more »