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Drug touted by Trump as COVID-19 treatment tied to higher death risk

7 days ago   |   By Reuters

The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which U.S. President Donald Trump says he has been taking and has urged others to use, was tied to increased risk of death in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to a large study published in the medical journal Lancet. Conway G. Gittens has the study's finding.
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The coronavirus crisis is force-feeding 2 big changes into the stodgy enterprise software market. Here's why some startups are already benefiting

The coronavirus crisis is force-feeding 2 big changes into the stodgy enterprise software market. Here's why some startups are already benefiting

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A pair of trends going on in the enterprise software business may help it weather the coronavirus crisis, Jai Das, an industry expert, told Business Insider.
The shelter-in-place orders and the economic downturn have spurred interest in cloud-based software as an easier-to-manage, less costly alternative to running applications in corporate data centers or workstations, he said.
Many recent enterprise software companies bill customers based on how many employees they have using their software, a model that could expose them to big revenue cuts with corporations slashing their...
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Car dealerships are taking Tesla's lead by embracing online sales in the wake of COVID-19. Now industry insiders say salespeople will have less power over customers because of it

Car dealerships are taking Tesla's lead by embracing online sales in the wake of COVID-19. Now industry insiders say salespeople will have less power over customers because of it

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Online car sales and home deliveries have become more popular in the wake of the novel coronavirus.
That trend will continue well into the future, auto industry executives told Business Insider.
"Customers will welcome the power shifting back in their direction, and they deserve that," said Laura Schwab, president of Aston Martin in the Americas.
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The spread of the novel coronavirus has forced many car dealerships to increase their emphasis toward online sales and home deliveries. In April, more than half of Toyota's US sales stemmed from...
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SpaceX's historic launch hurled a sequined plush dinosaur into space with...

SpaceX's historic launch hurled a sequined plush dinosaur into space with NASA astronauts

SpaceX launched two NASA astronauts into space on Saturday in a historic feat, and a mysterious, sequined dinosaur plushie accompanied them. The dinosaur began floating around... Read more ...

Trump says George Floyd's killing 'should never have happened,' vows to...

Trump says George Floyd's killing 'should never have happened,' vows to 'stop mob violence, and we'll stop it cold'

President Donald Trump discussed the death of George Floyd and the rioting across the country on Saturday, in his remarks from Florida for SpaceX's launch of two NASA... Read more ...

SpaceX makes history with successful first human space launch

SpaceX makes history with successful first human space launch

SpaceX made history today, flying NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to space aboard its Crew Dragon spacecraft using a Falcon 9 rocket. The launch, titled ‘Demo-2'... Read more ...

BANK OF AMERICA: Funds are falling out of love with financial stocks at a...

BANK OF AMERICA: Funds are falling out of love with financial stocks at a blinding pace

Large-cap long-only funds are the most underweight in financial stocks in nearly a decade as firms trade profits for loan-loss protections, Bank of America said Friday. Hedge... Read more ...

New York Gov. Cuomo on George Floyd protesters not wearing face masks: 'You...

New York Gov. Cuomo on George Floyd protesters not wearing face masks: 'You have a right to demonstrate. You don't have a right to infect other people.'

At a news briefing on Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo underscored the need to wear face masks as thousands protest George Floyd's death while subdued under the knee of a... Read more ...

Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons'...

Trump warned protestors would've faced 'vicious dogs' and 'ominous weapons' if crowd breached White House fence during George Floyd rally

President Donald Trump spoke out on the protest over George Floyd's death that gathered demonstrators in Washington DC, specifically across from the White House. Trump posted a... Read more ...

PHOTOS: Protests erupted in New York City as police clashed with...

PHOTOS: Protests erupted in New York City as police clashed with demonstrators over the killing of George Floyd

Protests erupted in Brooklyn Friday night over the killing of George Floyd, who died when a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck on Monday. The officer, Derek... Read more ...

The anti-vax movement is using growing hesitation around the coronavirus...

The anti-vax movement is using growing hesitation around the coronavirus vaccine to attract more people

Some recent surveys suggest Americans, especially young ones, are wary of a coronavirus vaccine. The anti-vaccine movement is capitalizing on this skepticism, including at a... Read more ...

The script has flipped from debt binges to equity sales - and Wall Street's...

The script has flipped from debt binges to equity sales - and Wall Street's making bank either way

Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week. If you aren't yet a subscriber to... Read more ...

Supplements and vitamin sales are up 30% in the pandemic. Analysts reveal...

Supplements and vitamin sales are up 30% in the pandemic. Analysts reveal the companies that will reap the benefits

There's no treatment to stave off the coronavirus, but the vitamin market is booming as Americans continue to seek out health supplements and immunity boosters like vitamin C... Read more ...