COVID-19 Will Turbocharge Legal Industry Transformation

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Description: The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is attacking the health, financial welfare, social order and political stability of nations across the globe. At a time when millions are fighting to survive illness, financial hardship, political upheaval, and other existential threats, it is difficult to look beyond the moment. The scourge of COVID-19 will pass. When, at what… Read more »

PG&E reaches bankruptcy deal with California governor

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Description: Pacific Gas & Electric and California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a deal Friday for the nation’s largest utility to emerge from bankruptcy triggered by massive liabilities from wildfires. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Mar 20, 2020 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/20/pge-reaches-bankruptcy-deal-with-california-governor.html Questions for discussion: What are the implications for Californians going forward? How will management decisions be… Read more »

Canadian bank dividends are safe despite headwinds, analysts say

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Description: Shares of Canadian banks have been crushed along with the rest of the market, and that has sent their dividend yields up from the 3.5 per cent level to more than six per cent. Source: BNNBloomberg.com – video report Date: Mar 25, 2020 Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/canadian-bank-dividends-are-safe-despite-headwinds-analysts-say-1.1412314 Questions for discussion: What is the connection between bank… 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: 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 »

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 »