World Health Organization To Decide Whether Wuhan Coronavirus A Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) will decide later today in Geneva whether or not to label the novel coronavirus from Wuhan a global health emergency. It is unclear exactly when this announcement will be made, but their...
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How Coronavirus May Bring China’s Debt Pile To The Global Economy

Amid surging uncertainty about the coronavirus, one thing seems clear: China will report that its economy grew close to 6% in 2020. A sharp slowdown is the last thing China’s leaders can afford. So,...
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Stop Using The Coronavirus As An Excuse To Be Racist

The coronavirus has been the topic of global conversation for the last month, causing mass hysteria and worldwide panic. Stores have been unable to keep protective face masks in stock and Corona beer sales have declined, given the association to the coronavirus...
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Coronavirus Outbreak Puts Belt And Road Projects On Hold, For Now

Throughout history, when markets merge, when cultures come together, when technology is shared and commerce commenced, disease spreads. The same roads and corridors that allow for the flow of goods are also thoroughfares for pathogens. We’ve seen...
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Why Coronavirus Isn’t Such Terrible News For The S&P 500

With the market already down nearly 15% from its recent high, the coronavirus-triggered plunge may turn into one of the fastest bear markets to hit U.S. stocks ever. But, believe it or not, a passive investment in...
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Korean Businesses Acting Fast To Stop Coronavirus Spreading From Daegu Epicenter

The coronavirus, now called COVID-19, is forcing some South Korean companies to suspend or scale down operations as the illness threatens to spread from Daegu to other business hubs throughout the country. As the...
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Coronavirus Impact: Has China Really Returned To Work?

Last week, China was urged to get back to work by its leaders. But have they really gone back? The quick answer is no. China remains on lockdown. The coronavirus has no end in...

Bill And Melinda Gates Donate $100 Million To Coronavirus Vaccine Research And Treatment

Topline: Bill and Melinda Gates are donating $100 million to coronavirus vaccine research and treatment efforts, which was announced as part of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) request for $675 million in global contributions to fight the spread of the...
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Why we still don’t know how deadly this new coronavirus is?

As the coronavirus continues to spread in China, and countries like Singapore and South Korea face their own local outbreaks, we are at a critical decision point. Should the international community continue to put most of its resources...
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China, Then And Now: Why Coronavirus Is A Bigger Threat To The Global Economy...

The coronavirus is likely to have a bigger economic impact than previous outbreaks thanks to a rapidly growing Chinese economy and its deeper commercial ties to the U.S. In 2003, when the SARS virus hit, China’s GDP...