This Asian Nation Was Virus-Free for 99 Days

Vietnam saw a new cluster of 15 coronavirus cases after going 99 days without any infections. The authorities shut down the Danang airport and have begun imposing new safety measures. The Southeast Asian nation’s handling of the virus could be replicated by other countries. The coronavirus has re-emerged in Vietnam, a country that has not …

Trump Finally Yanks U.S. from WHO

Donald Trump has officially withdrawn the U.S. from the WHO. Democratic Senator Bob Menendez was quick to bash the White House for sowing chaos and incoherence in its response to COVID-19. There’s a well-established history of WHO complicity in helping China mislead the world about the dangers of coronavirus. Donald Trump is finally making good …

U.S. CDC Coronavirus Data Bombshell Could Have a Huge Silver Lining

This week the CDC said coronavirus has likely infected ten times more Americans than official case totals. If accurate, that would mean it’s also ten times less deadly. Which would put its mortality rate in line with seasonal influenza. Health and state authorities recommend wearing a mask, minimizing travel, and physical distancing to lower the …

Amazon Has Thrived During Coronavirus. But the Pandemic Also Poses Grave Threats

The coronavirus pandemic presents both opportunities and threats to Amazon. Legislative scrutiny will only grow as Amazon’s dominance becomes more evident. An increasing number of its lowly paid workers have been dangerously exposed to the novel coronavirus. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has emerged as one of the leading beneficiaries of the coronavirus pandemic. Lockdown orders due to …

3 Reasons Why Oxford’s Record-Breaking COVID-19 Vaccine is a Risky Bet

AstraZeneca has announced that it will be distributing 400 million doses of Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine from September. However, there are at least three reasons to suspect that the coronavirus vaccine may not work. No coronavirus vaccine has ever been produced, immunity may be short-lived, and it may actually take anything from five to ten …

U.S. Stock Market Rattled as Millions of Jobs are Permanently Dead

Total unemployment claims in the U.S. since March total 36 million, with China exceeding 50 million and U.K. projected to see 12 million. Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom says 42% of lost jobs will not be restored. The U.S. stock market risks a deep pullback as investors fail to consider worse outcomes of the pandemic. Unemployment …

Billionaire Investors Aren’t the Only Ones Predicting a Stock Market Crash

Billionaire investors have warned that the stock market is overvalued. A majority of investors believe the next big market move will be down. A second wave of coronavirus cases and stock overvaluation could cause a market crash. A few days ago, billionaire investors warned that the U.S. stock market could crash as stocks are overvalued. …

Did Facebook Just Leave Zoom Stock Bulls Holding an Empty Bag?

Zoom stock slid Friday after Facebook jumped into video conferencing. An announcement by Mark Zuckerberg left Zoom plunging 6%. But here’s the value Zoom offers that Facebook can’t touch. Zoom stock (NASDAQ:ZM) had a wild ride this week. The freemium video conferencing platform’s shares jumped 11% Thursday. The company announced an increase of 100 million …