Asian Markets Mostly Lower

Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Wednesday, extending losses from the previous session following the sharp losses on Wall Street amid the continued slump in crude oil prices and on rising concerns about the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Weak corporate earnings results also dampened investor sentiment. The Australian market is notably lower, extending its losing streak to […]

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Just For Laughs Group Taps Disney Vet As Chief Content Revenue Officer

Marina Di Pancrazio, whose background includes a 12-year stint as a Disney executive, has joined the Just for Laughs Group as Chief Content Revenue Officer. In her new role, she will oversee the global content business, including the Montreal-based firm’s LA development office, which is led by Spencer Griffin. She will report to CEO Charles Décarie. Di Pancrazio has more than 20 […]

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U.S. Stocks Extending Yesterday’s Pullback In Early Trading

Stocks have moved mostly lower in morning trading on Tuesday, extending the pullback seen in the previous session. The major averages continue to give back ground after ending last Friday’s trading at their best closing levels in over a month. Currently, the major averages are stuck firmly in negative territory. The Dow is down 393.88 points or 1.7 percent at […]

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Trump To Suspend Immigration To US

President Donald Trump announced his intention to suspend immigration into the United States concerned over the coronavirus pandemic. In a Twitter post late Monday, the President said he will sign an order halting all immigration to protect jobs as coronavirus spreads. “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of […]

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COVID-19: How WhatsApp is tackling spread of fake messages

WhatsApp limited the number of times a frequently forwarded message can be sent further to only one chat at a time. This resulted in 70% plunge in viral forwarded messages globally, WhatsApp told GoI. Highly forwarded messages of WhatsApp have reduced 70 per cent after the company further limited the number of times people can send such messages, the firm […]

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Why investors MUST book partial profits in gold

Such an economic environment tends to be positive for gold, the ultimate safe-haven asset. Since gold cannot be debased by central banks, it naturally gains in value. Gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have given investors an average return of 48.7 per cent over the past year. Investors who have become overweight on the yellow metal (vis-à-vis their original allocation of 10 […]

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Asian Shares Mostly Lower In Cautious Trade

Asian stocks ended broadly lower on Monday as investors braced themselves for a busy week of corporate earnings reports and economic data. The coronavirus outbreak in New York state — epicenter of the epidemic in the United States — is “on the descent,” Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday as the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus rose to more […]

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