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Architects are designing the airports of the future as the coronavirus pandemic forces new thinking on how we travel - take a look

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The coronavirus pandemic has presented the aviation industry with an unprecedented opportunity to reimagine how travelers take to the skies, starting with the airport experience.
A large reduction in daily passenger numbers has given airports an abundance of time and space to implement new temporary safety features, but the fact remains that airports weren't built to handle a pandemic.
Architecture firms Gensler and Fentress Architects are using the downturn in travel to envision what future airports may look like. Gensler recently took up a challenge by Washington...
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The NYU professor who predicted WeWork's failed IPO identifies the companies and industries he thinks are poised to succeed - and fail - after the pandemic

The NYU professor who predicted WeWork's failed IPO identifies the companies and industries he thinks are poised to succeed - and fail - after the pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Scott Galloway is the guy who correctly predicted that Amazon would buy Whole Foods. He also was an early skeptic of WeWork , the would-be real-estate empire that came crashing down in 2019.
In his new book, " Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity ," Galloway again peers into his crystal ball for the global economy. This time, he sees Amazon getting into healthcare, specifically by distributing at-home COVID-19 testing.
Amazon had already partnered with JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway on healthcare nonprofit Haven. The company had also acquired online pharmacy...
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Wall Street analysts expect Apple to set a new milestone by topping $100...

Wall Street analysts expect Apple to set a new milestone by topping $100 billion in holiday quarter sales

Summary List Placement Apple on Wednesday is expected to post quarterly revenue topping $100 billion for the first time, according to Wall Street analysts. The consensus... Read more ...

January 23 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

January 23 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

Note: Bloomberg has great data on vaccinations. "Vaccinations in the U.S. began Dec. 14 with health-care workers, and so far 21.1 million shots have been given, according to a... Read more ...

Schedule for Week of January 24, 2021

Schedule for Week of January 24, 2021

The key reports scheduled for this week are the advance estimate of Q4 GDP and December New Home sales. Other key indicators include December Personal Income and Outlays and... Read more ...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a 30x gain on its BYD...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a 30x gain on its BYD investment. Here's the story of its bet on the Chinese electric-vehicle company

Summary List Placement Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a 30-fold gain on its BYD investment. It spent $232 million in 2008 for a stake worth $7.4 billion... Read more ...

AOC says FEMA is preparing to cover $2 billion in COVID-19 funeral costs...

AOC says FEMA is preparing to cover $2 billion in COVID-19 funeral costs across the US: 'We finally got it done'

Summary List Placement The Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse up to $2 billion in costs for coronavirus funerals, said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who pushed... Read more ...

As a financial planner, I always say your home will never be a good...

As a financial planner, I always say your home will never be a good investment - but that doesn't mean you shouldn't buy one

Summary List Placement As a financial planner, I tell my clients to treat their homes as utilities rather than investments - something you use rather than something that makes... Read more ...

China's century: Yuan to dethrone US dollar as major global currency, trend...

China's century: Yuan to dethrone US dollar as major global currency, trend forecaster tells Max Keiser

China has become the only major economy left standing after the coronavirus pandemic rattled global trade and is set to strip the US of its leading positions soon, Gerald... Read more ...

How Nigeria is becoming a top hub for open source development, with strong...

How Nigeria is becoming a top hub for open source development, with strong community, Big Tech investments, and successful startups like Paystack which Stripe just bought for $200 million

Summary List Placement When Nigerian developer Gift Egwuenu first started learning computer science as a student in 2012, she felt isolated: She was learning on her own most of... Read more ...

$7 billion Deliveroo is preparing for a blockbuster float. Here's the who's...

$7 billion Deliveroo is preparing for a blockbuster float. Here's the who's who of executives and investors steering it to IPO

Summary List Placement Amazon-backed food delivery startup Deliveroo is anticipated to float in 2021, marking a rare high-profile British technology float. Like rival Uber... Read more ...

China's forex reserves grow by over $100 BILLION in 2020 despite Covid-19...

China's forex reserves grow by over $100 BILLION in 2020 despite Covid-19 pandemic

China boosted its foreign exchange reserves by $108.6 billion last year to $3.22 trillion, in spite of the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis, data from the State... Read more ...