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Why we see gold prices jump during times of uncertainty

Feb 24, 2020
Gold hit its highest mark in more than seven years on Monday due to spikes in coronavirus cases outside of China.
Once upon a time, gold was the currency of the United States.
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What people are (and aren't) spending money on during the coronavirus outbreak

Feb 19, 2020
Forgoing the Chinese Lunar New Year festivities means spending less money on partying and spending a lot of time indoors.
A vegetable stand in Wuhan City, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. Resident Tian Changxing said vegetables are in short supply in the city.
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Coronavirus: Warnings from Apple, Nintendo and Nissan kindle "supply shock" fears

Feb 18, 2020
While China's manufacturing arteries are closed, economists worry about big shortages around the world.
The coronavirus is impacting global supply chains to the point of "supply shock." Above, Chinese security guards wear protective masks as they guard a nearly empty commercial street Tuesday in Beijing.
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Coronavirus likely to affect timing of phase one trade deal

Feb 14, 2020
The “export boom" from the trade deal will take longer because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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The cost of canceling the Mobile World Congress

Feb 13, 2020
COVID-19 fears led to the cancellation of the largest telecom trade show.
Workers install a banner with hygiene recommendations outside the Mobile World Congress MWC venue on Feb. 12. The event has since been canceled due to coronavirus fears.
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U.S. firms dealing with high CEO turnover

Feb 13, 2020
Executives are navigating new technologies, new competitors, fallout from the trade war and a scramble for talent with low unemployment.
Executives are navigating new technologies, new competitors and fallout from the trade war as they scramble for talent in a tight labor market.
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Coronavirus: Can artificial intelligence be smart enough to detect fake news?

Feb 12, 2020
Misinformation has been spreading online, in some places seemingly faster than the disease itself.
Matrix style graphics are seen on an Apple iPhone in this photo illustration. (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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The impact of coronavirus is being felt across the global economy

Feb 12, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak's impact has already shown up in various parts of the economy.
Commuters in a Hong Kong subway station wear face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus ahead of the Chinese New Year on Jan. 23.
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U.S. manufacturers are adjusting supply chains due to coronavirus

Feb 11, 2020
As factories in China idle, American companies scramble to find alternate suppliers.
One of the millions of people who returned to work in China this week after the extended Lunar New Year holiday, which was meant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Many businesses remain closed, however.
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China back to work, not back to normal

Feb 10, 2020
China is officially back at work but most enterprises not essential to containing the new coronavirus aren't up and running just yet.
Face mask manufacturing is one of the essential enterprises called back to work to help contain the new coronavirus.
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