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Four ways the coronavirus pandemic could now unfold

Mar 26, 2020 16:15 pm UTC| Insights & Views

The COVID-19 pandemic has already caused several thousand deaths, widespread health problems, massive anxiety and economic losses. Most people are concerned with what happens day by day as we wait for control measures to...

In battling the coronavirus, will 'optimistic bias' be our undoing?

Mar 26, 2020 16:10 pm UTC| Insights & Views

As the coronavirus has fanned across the globe, some people have been more complacent about the risk of contracting the virus than others. On March 21, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was apoplectic after photographs emerged...

Coronavirus and the politics of crisis fatigue

Mar 26, 2020 16:02 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

The new coronavirus pandemic is affecting our daily lives in many unexpected ways. We are particularly trying to understand why some people are not heeding official advice about social isolation. I believe this relates to...

Video games can help stop kids feeling lonely while stuck at home

Mar 26, 2020 16:02 pm UTC| Insights & Views

Schools are out for who knows how long. This new reality provides a unique challenge for parents who have now become full-time educators alongside their work and household responsibilities. As a parent of two primary...

FxWirePro: A Quick Run Through On FX Derivatives Roundup

Mar 24, 2020 13:45 pm UTC| Research & Analysis Digital Currency Insights & Views

The currency market is in crisis mode. For EURUSD this means that usual factors such as interest rate differentials hardly count. These will only count again when the crisis is over. Then the euro could profit. While we...

Digital Currency Revolution Series: A Spotlight On CoinDCX Series A Fundraising Activity

Mar 24, 2020 12:32 pm UTC| Research & Analysis Digital Currency Insights & Views

The Indian based cryptocurrency exchange, CoinDCX appears to be gearing up for their crypto business on the back of post the countrys apex court (Supreme Court of India) verdict of permitting crypto trading in the country....

Digital Currency Revolution Series: Bitcoin Shows Resistance To Bearish Streaks, 21-DMA Major Obstacle

Mar 24, 2020 06:00 am UTC| Digital Currency Insights & Views Technicals

The bearish streaks of cryptocurrency markets in the recent times now seem to have taken a halt.Today, the pioneer and worlds largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoins price (at Coinbase) has managed to breakout the $6.5k level...

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Economy

FxWirePro: Spotlight On CBT Amid Sluggish Turkish Growth – Bid 3M USD/TRY Skews Ans Hedge

Turkeys central bank pulled forward a scheduled MPC meeting by two days and implemented a 100bps emergency rate cut yesterday. The CB reduced the 1-week repo rate from 10.75% to 9.75% and lowered RRR on all FX deposits by...

FxWirePro: BoC’s Rate Cuts on Cyclical Effects of Covid-19 - USD/CAD Risk-Off Call Ratio Spread

Over the weekend, the Bank of Canada cut its key interest rate by another 50 bp, after it had lowered its key interest rate from 1.75% to 1.25% at its regular meeting. The BoC also said that it was ready to take further...

Coronavirus and Spanish flu: economic lessons to learn from the last truly global pandemic

As news of the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) emerged, global financial markets reacted pessimistically and behaved in ways not seen since the 2008 financial crisis. But fully understanding the potential...

Cash handout of $750 for 6.5 million pensioners and others receiving government payments

A payment of $750 will be made from the end of this month to about 6.5 million people as part of the governments $17.6 billion stimulus package aimed at keeping Australia out of a recession caused by the impact of the...

Tokyo Olympics: how coronavirus is affecting preparations

The World Health Organizations decision to officially recognise the coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic means organisers are facing difficult decisions on whether to go ahead with major sporting events. There were...

Politics

Barack Obama joins Steph Curry and Dr. Fauci’s Coronavirus conversation

Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry recently chatted live with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director and a member of the White Houses task force for the coronavirus...

Donald Trump still wants to ease coronavirus restrictions despite the U.S. now becoming the top country with most COVID-19 cases

Despite warnings from medical experts on the potential dangers involved, it seems that President Donald Trump is bent on easing up coronavirus restriction by Easter. In a letter to state governors, Trump said that the...

US President Donald Trump reveals why he wants the lockdown to end by Easter Sunday

The growing pandemic that is the coronavirus or COVID19 has resulted in the United States implementing a lockdown, leaving many out of a job or working remotely. President Donald Trump, on the other hand, revealed his hope...

Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at Melania Trump's reportedly distant relationship with Donald Trump

For a long time, the nature of First Lady Melania Trumps marriage to President Donald Trump has been scrutinized, leaving many wondering how affectionate the couple is. Recently, Jimmy Kimmel poke fun about the couple in...

Joe Biden reportedly hits a snag in improving his digital presence amid coronavirus concerns

The global pandemic that is coronavirus has forced the campaigns of all the presidential candidates into coming up with another way to reach out to their supporters and backers. A report suggests that former vice president...

Science

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir shares photo of Earth at night

In the midst of all the fear and panic surrounding the coronavirus pandemic all over the world, many are also in search of some good news. Recently, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir shared a photo of the Earth being illuminated...

Coronavirus update: Possible scenarios on how the pandemic will come to an end

The coronavirus or COVID19 may currently be disrupting everyday lives, but there is a time where it will end. With that in mind, it bears wondering just how will the pandemic come to a halt. With hundreds and thousands...

Asteroids: 590-foot space rock to arrive on Friday

NASAs asteroid trackers spotted an asteroid heading towards Earth at a rapid pace. Scientists predict that this asteroid will be arriving and passing by the planet later this week. Express reports that asteroid 2012...

Aliens: Experts believe Mercury once had components for life

Space agencies are continuing their search for possible signs of life beyond Earth in their missions to nearby planets like Mars. Recently, some experts believe that another planet once had the essential components for...

Technology

Tesla employees found positive for coronavirus

A couple of Tesla employees have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus as the company joins the private sectors efforts to help provide the lack of medical equipment to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Tesla CEO Elon...

AirPods 3 wish list: 3 things to expect and 1 unlikely feature

One of Apples biggest successes in 2019 was the announcement of AirPods Pro, but it might be too pricey for some consumers. There may still be a significant demand for a new truly wireless earbuds from Apple with a less...

iOS 14 code allegedly leaked a no-notch iPhone 12 design

The iOS 14 update is only a few months away from being unveiled, so it is not surprising that alleged leak codes have started to make headlines. Recently, a report claimed that an iOS 14 code was containing a supposed...

‘PUBG Mobile’ is getting a new map set in a massive library

There are many reasons to be excited about the upcoming patches for PUBG Mobile. A new map has been spotted along with a new game mode in beta while fans have yet to hear about the Erangel 2.0 again. Next PUBG Mobile...
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