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Zoom (ZM) Stock Is Over 8% Down amid Privacy Issues, ‘Zoom Bombing’ Attacks

Zoom (ZM) stock is falling continually in the past several days after ‘Zoom Bombing’ hackers attacked its video conferencing service but investors are confident the stock will rise in the long-term.The current uncertainties in the global markets due to the coronavirus pandemic have affected stocks differently. After many governments issued stay-at-home orders, Zoom Videos experienced a surge in activities as people strived to work from home. In that connection, Zoom Video Communications Inc...

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Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Stock Rose 8% in Pre-Market Trading and Is Up 6.83% Now

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) stock rises further following the company’s announcement about its system for identifying coronavirus. Today, during the pre-market hours, Abbott Laboratories shares were 8.77% up. Now they are 6.83% up.It is high time to see where do things stand in healthcare companies. One of them, Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), has recently got FDA approval on its coronavirus test m2000 RealTime System, which takes a 5-minute minimum to get the results. The test is portable and...

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Facebook (FB) Stock Drops 3.33% Today amid Social Media Giant’s Weakening Ads Business

Because of COVID-19, consumer demand for advertising (30% to 45% of Facebook’s total revenue) has fallen. Facebook (FB) stock has also suffered. Today, it has opened at $158.92.Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) stock is suffering as the coronavirus continues its spread and badly affects the market. On Tuesday, the Facebook stock closed at $161.23 and further dropped in the after-hours sales. Today, it has opened at $158.92 but already tanked by 3.33%. At the moment of writing, the Facebook stock...

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Germany’s Angela Merkel in Quarantine after Contact with Coronavirus-Infected Doctor

Merkel’s quarantine does not mean she will stop her official business, as the leader will continue working from home. She will also have regular COVID-19 tests in the coming days. Coronavirus gives no quarter to anyone, all of us can become at risk. Outstanding political leaders are no exception, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has already checked it by her own experience. Currently, her ability to remain the public face of the country is under question, as after contact with...

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Donald Trump to Send $1,000 for Adults, $500 for Kids to Cope with Coronavirus Crisis

The White House has asked Congress for $1.3 trillion amid the coronavirus crisis. This sum includes $500 billion in direct payments to Americans, $50 billion in loans to the airline sector, and $150 billion to other “distressed sectors” of the economy.To survive in the coronavirus crisis, the U.S. White House has come up with the proposal to send Americans relief money. Donald Trump‘s administration is planning to make direct payments of $1,000 per adult and $500 per child as a part of a...

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Waiting for Coronavirus Vaccine? Favipiravir or Avigan Can Cure Global Economy

Avigan, also known as Favipiravir, is a Japanese flu drug developed by the healthcare arm of Fujifilm. 340 patients taking the drug found it reduces recovery time and improves their lung condition. Enthralled by COVID-19, the world is waiting for a hero who will find the coronavirus vaccine. And one of the most widely-discussed variants to treat coronavirus today is Favipiravir (or Avigan). Worldwide famous biotech companies such as Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: GILD), Inovio Pharmaceuticals...

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Walmart (WMT) Stock Hits New Record, Adds 2.78% While the Whole Market Is in Red

For Walmart, the coronavirus outbreak has taken a beneficial turn, as the demand for some categories of goods and the number of deliveries have notably increased. This week, Walmart (WMT) stock cleared the 125.48 buy point.While the whole market is in the red because of coronavirus, Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) stock maintains its position. Moreover, it has managed to jump and reach a new high.On Wednesday, Walmart (WMT) stock got a second upgrade this week and cleared the 125.48 buy point. It...

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TSLA Stock Down Antirecord 16.03% after Tesla Factory Shutdown Order

On Tuesday, the Bay Area’s local sheriffs’ department ordered the Tesla factory shutdown, but the plant with its 10,000 employees is still operating. TSLA stock is down.One would think that Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) stock has already been to the lowest possible level. However, it still continues sliding, reaching the price below $400. Yesterday, TSLA stock closed at $361.22, 16.03% down. This anti record movement resulted not only from coronavirus that has undermined the whole market but also...

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Amazon (AMZN) Stock Rose 7% Yesterday, But Down More than 4% in Premarket

Yesterday, Amazon (AMZN) stock rose, rebounding 7.03% and closing at $1807.84. However, the positive movement did not last long, and in the premarket today, Amazon stock was down again. It was trading at $1,725.00, $82.84 (or 4.58%) lower.While big companies are closing their offices all over the world, Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) is recruiting people. Notably, the hiring process has become a necessity due to coronavirus. As people are now afraid of going outside, the number of orders for...

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