Justin Ho



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What all-electronic trading means for the New York Stock Exchange

by Justin Ho Mar 23, 2020
NYSE says it has run tests and is fully capable of operating electronically.
NYSE President Stacey Cunningham says the market will miss the judgment of traders on the floor.
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The benefits of being on the trading floor

by Justin Ho Mar 19, 2020
The NYSE is going to electronic trading temporarily to stem the spread of COVID-19.
The floor of the New York Stock Exchange will be without its nearly 400 traders Monday.
Bryan R. Smith/AFP via Getty Images

The restaurant industry is already struggling to stay afloat

by Justin Ho Mar 17, 2020
With coronavirus keeping people at home, restaurants are shutting their doors and shifting their business models to adapt to the crisis.
An empty restaurant, like this one was on Monday in Brooklyn, is an increasingly common sight across the U.S.
Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

COVID-19 could stress mass transit budgets

by Justin Ho Mar 16, 2020
The San Francisco Bay Area’s transit system says it’s losing $500,000 a day in lost fares.
Ridership is down during the coronavirus.
Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

As people stay at home, small businesses struggle

by Justin Ho Mar 12, 2020
One Manhattan retailer is seeing 60%-80% drops in revenue this week.
Small businesses rely on foot traffic, which is noticeably down during the coronavirus pandemic.
Pierre Verdy/AFP via Getty Images

As COVID-19 spreads, the nation doubles down on cleaning

by Justin Ho Mar 10, 2020
With transit systems encouraging people to wash their hands and avoid touching their face and businesses stepping up their own efforts, the country finds itself in a disinfecting moment.
Empty shelves might be an increasingly familiar sight.
Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

Making sense of Monday's market sell-off

by Justin Ho Mar 10, 2020
If the S&P 500 falls an additional 1.4%, the bull market run will have officially ended.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 9, 2020 in New York City.
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With the CFPB's future uncertain, New York and other states want to step in

by Justin Ho Mar 5, 2020
Some states are stepping up their plans to regulate the debt collection industry. Consumer advocates say the moves come at a time when Federal protections are weakening.
Gov. Cuomo announced a plan to crack down on fraud with additional oversight of the debt collection industry.
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Travel industry grapples with cancellations, changes amid COVID-19 outbreak

by Justin Ho Mar 2, 2020
Customers and airlines alike are growing more cautious about international travel.
Several airlines, including Delta, are limiting flights due to COVID-19.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The housing shortage isn't just a coastal problem

by Justin Ho Feb 27, 2020
New research from Freddie Mac shows Minnesota, Idaho and Montana don't have enough homes to meet demand.
A new report from Freddie Mac says there are housing shortages in 29 states across the U.S.
Stephen Brashear/Getty Images for Redfin

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