Even as states and cities slowly allow more businesses to reopen, many entrepreneurs are anxious about doing so. Nearly half of small business owners worry they cannot afford to resume normal operations following mandated closures to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to LendingTree's latest survey of small business owners. Approximately 46% of small business owners cite funding as the primary obstacle to reopening, and that once open, increased health and safety measures could further stifle sales.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History announces a partnership with TikTok as part of the Creative Learning Fund, a program designed to populate the social media platform with accessible and educational short-form mobile videos. The grant is a part of TikTok's $50M investment to bring more learning content to the platform.
Local personal injury law firm Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C. is proud to announce the inclusion of 4 of its lawyers among Pennsylvania's 2020 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists. These annual publications, released by Thomson Reuters®, list vetted attorneys in over 70 practice areas. Each state's list is compiled based on peer nominations, third-party research, and evaluation by a "Blue Ribbon Panel" of attorneys within each practice area. The selection process examines demonstrations of each nominee's success and reputation including:
Dozens of top holiday companies and hotel owners have called on the U.K. government to scrap plans forcing visitors to quarantine on arrival in the country. Britain’s home secretary Priti Patel has said that from June 8, most arrivals to the U.K. will be required to self-isolate for two weeks or face a £1,000 fine. More than 70 travel firm bosses have written a letter to Patel claiming the policy would cut the number of visitors to Britain, further damaging the “severely challenged” travel industry.
Citadel Securities says bank pricing models were more of a problem than balance-sheet constraints when the U.S. Treasury market suffered from extreme illiquidity and volatility in March. The global spread of the novel coronavirus in March led to broad market selloffs and Treasury investors said they were sometimes unable to enter trades or find reasonable prices for bonds. Analysts have said a large factor behind the liquidity problems was that banks were constrained by balance-sheet rules designed to curb risk-taking.
A starkly contemporary home in a leafy and family-friendly neighborhood of Los Angeles recently transferred to an LLC, and some digging through records reveals the buyer is Deborah Santana, the noted San Francisco Bay Area-based activist, philanthropist and part-time film producer who executive produced the Peabody Award-winning 2014 documentary "Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the […]
Mairs and Power recently released its Q1 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download below. The Mairs and Power Growth Fund posted a return of -18.84% for the quarter, outperforming its benchmark, the S&P 500 Index which returned -19.60% in the same quarter. You should check out Mairs and Power's top 5 […]
ZetrOZ Systems is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. George Lewis as a keynote speaker at the 2020 National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium Symposium. This year's event will be held virtually and focus on breakthrough technologies that improve the understanding of pain and the ways to manage it.
Helen Ficalora's family had just purchased a new home when her husband had to stop working due to complications from multiple sclerosis. She went from being a stay-at-home mom to the breadwinner in the blink of an eye. Here's how she turned a difficult situation into a thriving jewelry brand.
Rising Spanish singer Rosalia has dropped the latest in the string of singles that has followed her Grammy-winning 2018 album “El Mal Querer,” her second collaboration with multiplatinum rapper Travis Scott, “TKN.” Says Rosalia of “TKN”, “Travis es un artista al que he admirado mucho desde el principio de su carrera y no me puedo […]
General Electric's top executive warned Thursday that the industrial giant's recovery from the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic shutdown may take longer than expected. Chief Executive Larry Culp, speaking to investors at the Bernstein Conference, said 2020 free cash flow would be negative as the company struggles with weakness in its aviation and power units due to the outbreak, according to Reuters. Culp also said GE expects second-quarter free cash outflow to be between negative $3.5 billion and $4.5 billion, wider than analysts' average estimate of negative $2.5 billion.
Many Americans, stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, are putting federal stimulus checks and other money into online stock trading. Several leading brokerage firms have reported a surge in new accounts since much of the U.S. went into lockdown in March, and the stock market’s sharp recovery since the March lows, coupled with recent steps to reopen the U.S. economy, only fuels these newcomers’ euphoria. Indeed, with zero-commissions, day trading seems like an easy way to make a quick buck.
Thank you operator and welcome everyone to Canadian Solar's first quarter 2020 earnings conference call. Joining us today are Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Yan Zhuang, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Dr. Huifeng Chang, Chief Financial Officer.
LPL Financial Senior Market Strategist Ryan Detrick joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move to discuss the latest jobless claims and outlook for GDP.
Netflix’s nostalgia-saturated sci-fi series “Stranger Things” thrilled fans and broke Netflix viewing records when it roared back in summer 2019 with a triumphant season three set in 1985. Besides the SAG Award-winning ensemble that viewers came to know over the first two seasons, “Stranger Things” season three introduced new characters. One addition was Robin, played […]
Astadia announces the appointment of Walter Sweat as Chief Technology Officer. Walter joined Astadia in October 2018 working with our clients and our technology and solutions delivery groups. In this capacity, Walter has been directly involved in the planning, development and delivery of projects to Astadia clients. His broad knowledge of business applications, programming languages, databases and operating systems gives him a solid technology background he has built over 40 years in the IT Industry.
"I desired a way to grow healthier plants," said an inventor from Prescott, Ariz., "so I invented the WATER WRANGLER."
The "Impact of COVID-19 on Global Homes and Buildings Industry, 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.