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BP to work with shareholder activist group on climate resolution

1 day ago   |   Energy Voice

Oil and gas giant BP is set to work with a shareholder activist group towards a climate resolution, it announced today. BP said it will work with investor advocacy group Follow...
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Gold coins at online-only Spink auction sell for up to £65,000

Gold coins at online-only Spink auction sell for up to £65,000

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Collectors and investors flocked to gold coins as a safe haven buy amid stock market turbulence caused by coronavirus, with some selling for triple their estimates in a behind...
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These 14 startups are using AI to reinvent how wine is made, diseases are detected, and other big challenges that will still exist after the coronavirus outbreak

These 14 startups are using AI to reinvent how wine is made, diseases are detected, and other big challenges that will still exist after the coronavirus outbreak

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

While all kinds of gee-whiz artificial intelligence startups have received ample funding over the last few years, they may lose support in the midst of wild market volatility...
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Work-at-home VCs are changing how they do deals and one of Silicon Valley's most prolific seed stage investors says that's bad news for startups courting new investors

Work-at-home VCs are changing how they do deals and one of Silicon Valley's most prolific seed stage investors says that's bad news for startups courting new investors

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Venture capitalist Semil Shah says a founder's relationships matter more than ever in a work from home era. As investors adjust to a new normal, they might not have "the mental...
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SOCIETE GENERALE: The S&P 500 is flirting with an upper limit - and could fall another 30% amid economic recession

SOCIETE GENERALE: The S&P 500 is flirting with an upper limit - and could fall another 30% amid economic recession

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The S&P 500 closed Thursday's session just above its near-term cap, Societe Generale analysts wrote Thursday. The benchmark index will fluctuate between 1,800 and 2,600 as...
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The 'best risk-reward' in 2 years: Morgan Stanley's investment chief says now is the time for stock traders to buy

The 'best risk-reward' in 2 years: Morgan Stanley's investment chief says now is the time for stock traders to buy

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Stocks are in "the best risk-reward" scenario of the past two years as coronavirus risks drive prices to multiyear lows, Mike Wilson, chief investment officer at Morgan Stanley...
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The coronavirus is changing how big companies contribute to America's safety nets - and that should give business leaders a chance to rethink capitalism

The coronavirus is changing how big companies contribute to America's safety nets - and that should give business leaders a chance to rethink capitalism

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Many companies have stepped up in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, increasing worker benefits, donating to nonprofits , and helping to ensure supply chains of...
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Legendary investor Laszlo Birinyi nailed the 11-year bull market at every turn. He shares his 7-part strategy for thriving during a prolonged crisis - and says a quick recovery from coronavirus is 'wishful thinking.'

Legendary investor Laszlo Birinyi nailed the 11-year bull market at every turn. He shares his 7-part strategy for thriving during a prolonged crisis - and says a quick recovery from coronavirus is 'wishful thinking.'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Laszlo Birinyi is taking a cautious approach to the stock market, even as it attempts to recover from the coronavirus-driven slump. In a recent client letter, he explained why...
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VCs are launching new funds and closing deals - even as their own investors consider pulling back. Here's why the venture community is split on what comes next

VCs are launching new funds and closing deals - even as their own investors consider pulling back. Here's why the venture community is split on what comes next

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus-driven economic uncertainty is nothing like other downturns the venture capital community has weathered before , several investors told Business Insider. Some...
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Billionaire investor Bill Ackman turned $27 million into $2.6 billion by betting that coronavirus would tank the market

Billionaire investor Bill Ackman turned $27 million into $2.6 billion by betting that coronavirus would tank the market

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman turned a $27 million position into a $2.6 billion windfall as the coronavirus dragged stocks to multiyear lows and threatened deep economic...
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Coronavirus: Workers Unable To Use Annual Leave Can Carry It Over For Two Years

Coronavirus: Workers Unable To Use Annual Leave Can Carry It Over For Two Years

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. Workers who are unable to use all their annual leave as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will be able to roll... Read more ...

Wuhan market shrimp seller may be coronavirus ‘patient zero'

Wuhan market shrimp seller may be coronavirus ‘patient zero'

The Huanan Seafood Market has since been closed by the Chinese authorities A shrimp seller at the Chinese wet market believed to be the centre of the coronavirus pandemic may... Read more ...

A Wuhan seafood vendor believed to be one of the first coronavirus patients...

A Wuhan seafood vendor believed to be one of the first coronavirus patients says 'a lot fewer people would have died' if the Chinese government acted sooner

Wei Guixian, a 57-year-old seafood vendor in Wuhan, China, was among the first 27 people to be diagnosed with the coronavirus, which originated from the wet market where she... Read more ...

France turned one of its high-speed trains into an ambulance to transport...

France turned one of its high-speed trains into an ambulance to transport coronavirus patients across the country

France turned one of its high-speed trains into a vehicle to transport coronavirus patients from overburdened hospitals in the east to the facilities with more capacity in the... Read more ...

Simon Cowell pledges to donate £800,000 to coronavirus-hit charities

Simon Cowell pledges to donate £800,000 to coronavirus-hit charities

Simon Cowell pledged £800,000 to charities Simon Cowell has pledged £800,000 to help coronavirus-hit charities and urged other business leaders to do the same. The music mogul... Read more ...

Trump signs the $2 trillion coronavirus economic relief bill into law, which...

Trump signs the $2 trillion coronavirus economic relief bill into law, which includes checks for Americans and business loans

Trump signed a $2 trillion economic relief package on Friday to shore up an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic. It will directly send $1,200 checks to millions of... Read more ...

Trump hints at MORE coronavirus stimulus aid after $2.2tn bill as he...

Trump hints at MORE coronavirus stimulus aid after $2.2tn bill as he prioritizes ‘life, safety, and then the economy'

PRESIDENT Trump has hinted at more coronavirus stimulus aid after signing a $2.2trillion rescue bill as he prioritizes “life, safety, and then the economy”. Trump made his... Read more ...

Fox Business 'parts ways' with Trish Regan days after host was benched over...

Fox Business 'parts ways' with Trish Regan days after host was benched over coronavirus comments

On her March 9 broadcast, Trish Regan, 47, used her monologue to rip into Democrats and the media, accusing them of fabricating the 'coronavirus impeachment scam' to target... Read more ...

New York City 911 calls shoot to hit their highest level since 9/11 during...

New York City 911 calls shoot to hit their highest level since 9/11 during coronavirus pandemic

New York City received more medical emergency calls on a single day during the coronavirus outbreak than the record number of medical calls received during 9/11, a report... Read more ...

Can I get Disney Plus on NOW TV?

Can I get Disney Plus on NOW TV?

Hosting over 500 films and 350 TV series, Disney Plus is the newest - but no means smallest - on-demand streaming service on the market. And with its impressive library, the... Read more ...