Tourism industry staring at huge losses in 2020

The most visible and immediate impact of COVID-19 is seen in the hotel and tourism sector in all its geographical segments – inbound, outbound and domestic. The tourism industry is projected to book a revenue loss of Rs 1.25 trillion in calendar year 2020 as a fallout of the shutdown of hotels and suspension of in-flight operations due to the […]

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Stock futures rise as oil rallies

Major averages end near session lows despite Alphabet’s earnings report FOX Business’ Lauren Simonetti says investors are overall optimistic about the future despite some losses on the Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow Jones. FOX Business’ Connell McShane reports on Alphabet Inc.’s earnings missed the mark but revenue came out better than expected amid coronavirus. Get all the latest news on […]

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Asian Shares Mixed In Cautious Trading

Asian stocks ended mixed on Wednesday as oil prices slumped again and investors continued to fret over the spread of Covid-19. Any downside was limited after the U.S. Senate approved a bipartisan, nearly half-trillion-dollar coronavirus relief package to protect small businesses in the country from shutting down. China’s Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.6 percent to finish at 2,843.98 after the […]

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Call for £700 catch-up premium for poorer pupils

A catch-up premium of £700 for every pupil on free school meals should be given to secondary schools when they reopen, say northern MPs and peers. They believe such a premium would help prevent poorer children in England falling behind their classmates because of school closures due to Covid-19. It would fund up to two-and-a-half hours of tuition for six […]

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Coronavirus slows Alphabet growth, drives Google users

Major averages end near session lows despite Alphabet’s earnings report FOX Business’ Lauren Simonetti says investors are overall optimistic about the future despite some losses on the Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow Jones. FOX Business’ Connell McShane reports on Alphabet Inc.’s earnings missed the mark but revenue came out better than expected amid coronavirus. Get all the latest news on […]

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Google Parent Alphabet Posts Mixed Q1 Results After “Significant Slowdown” In Ads

Alphabet, parent company of Google, reported mixed quarterly results Tuesday, falling short of Wall Street profit estimates after a sharp downturn in the last month of the January-to-March quarter. Total revenue rose 13% to $41.16 billion, well above analysts’ consensus forecast for $40.33 billion. Earnings per share, though, came in at $9.87, below the Street’s target of $10.38. “Performance was […]

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Should I take out a loan to pay medical bills?

Personal loans can help you pay off medical debts, but they might not be the wisest option in the long run. (iStock) Medical bills are a leading cause of financial strife in America. Nearly two-thirds of households that filed for bankruptcy between 2013 and 2016 cited medical bills as the main contributor, according to a study published in the American […]

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Sirens, Deaths and Grief Fray the Mental Health of Virus Doctors

In this article At Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, emergency calls were a soundtrack of suffering for physician Haydee Brown. They came over the loudspeakers several times an hour to summon help for severely ill Covid-19 patients, some of whom she might have admitted hours earlier. Each one tore at her. Then, two weeks ago, her own brother-in-law became one […]

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