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Another Black Monday Incoming? Global Markets Crash As Bitcoin Drops Below $6,000

The coronavirus outbreak led to new developments and restrictions in the past 24 hours. The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games could be postponed, while India inserts a lockdown on 75 districts in its borders. The financial markets reacted adversely today, as U.S. futures and Asian stocks nosedived by up to 10% in some cases.Bitcoin is down by 9% to $5,800 in the same timeframe, hinting again a positive correlation with the stock market.Stocks and Futures Plunge (Again)The number of deaths linked to...

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Alibaba and Tencent Stocks Thrive amid Coronavirus, China Aims to Become Stabilizing Force

Alibaba and Tencent stocks indicate resilience amid the coronavirus stock market effect. China, the first country to be hit by the deadly coronavirus in early December, now aims to be a stabilizing force in the global market.Coronavirus has almost become the order of the day in mainstream media since it was first reported in Wuhan, China. The virus has pushed beyond the ground zero to infect countries almost in all continents. As a result, it’s not only the human health status that has been...

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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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Nouriel Roubini: Trillion Dollar Stimulus Bails Out Corporations, Not Workers

NYU economics professor Nouriel Roubini attacked federal stimulus legislation Sunday as a light on aid for workers. His remarks echo the response from several prominent Democrats, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is running for president in the Democratic primary, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Likewise, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had objections to the Senate GOP’s fiscal stimulus bill:We are beginning to review Senator McConnell’s proposal and on first reading, it is not at all...

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How Ethereum Mining Rigs Can Help Battle the Coronavirus

Several cryptocurrency mining projects – particularly those devoted to extracting new Ethereum tokens – have been pulled away from their mining duties and been made to turn their attention towards coronavirus research.Ethereum Mining Rigs Are Helping to Battle the CoronavirusThe coronavirus was recently declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As many as 245,000 people have been infected with the virus at the time of writing, while more than 11,000 deaths across the...

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At Least 20 Coronavirus Vaccines Are in Progress Globally, WHO Officials Confirm

As the search for COVID-19 vaccines intensifies, there are at least 20 coronavirus vaccines in the pipeline. However, Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Moderna (MRNA), the stocks of the leaders in the race, tumbled as the week came to the end.Coronavirus alias COVID-19 is the virus that has taken the humankind hostage for the past two months. It has led to most biotech companies to push beyond their limits in the search for a vaccine. As a result, the World Health Organization (WHO) officials...

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Banks Are Helping People to Buy Bitcoin

It looks like bitcoin’s status as a “safe haven” asset is no longer being questioned. After weeks of people wondering whether bitcoin could sustain a person’s wealth during times of economic strife, the token is finally starting to earn a little bit of respect and attention.More Bitcoin Buying Opportunities Are EmergingMany banks and financial institutions abroad claim to be offering new methods of purchasing bitcoin and assorted cryptocurrencies to be added to users’ portfolios, and buying...

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Crypto & Coronavirus: How Is The Industry Affected By The Emerging Financial Crisis? Experts Pitch In (Exclusive)

The novel coronavirus took the world by a storm like lightning from a clear sky. In a little more than a few months, over 200,000 people from across the globe got infected, while the death count continues to rise.This urged governments to take immediate action, and it feels as if the whole world is under quarantine. Naturally, the fear of the unknown and how far it could go caused a lot of turmoil in the financial and stock markets.Companies are feeling the impact of the virus as major...

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Coronavirus Financial Crisis: How Can You Tell It’s Over? The Two Must-Meet Conditions

Efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic have erupted into a disastrous and panicked shutdown of the economy by Western governments. The term “Marshall Law” (correct spelling: “Martial Law”) trended on Twitter last weekend. While many scoffed at this characterization of coronavirus containment efforts, it’s not entirely off base.In New York City, police can arrest bar and restaurant owners if they remain open. That’s to stay compliant with the mayor’s strict executive order to lock down...

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United Airlines (UAL) Stock Jumped Over 25% Today, Will It Take Off after Coronavirus?

United Airlines (UAL) stock is said to have good chances to rise after the COVID-19 situation is over. Today it is fully in the green.United Airlines Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: UAL) stock may take off after COVID-19. This is what prominent investment analyst Luke Lango thinks. Sources report that the Caltech graduate said that that UAL is the best of the lot.While some people blame cryptocurrencies for their volatility, stocks are not netter at all in this context these days. UAL stock price...

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