Airbnb’s IPO optimism
Dec 7, 2020

Airbnb’s IPO optimism

Airbnb has a positive story to tell and is expected to raise the price range for its initial public offering. Plus, business forecasters look ahead to 2021. And, what will convince people to get a COVID-19 vaccine?

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Business economists predict tough winter before 2021 rebound

Dec 7, 2020
Economists expect moderate GDP growth in the fourth quarter, after a fall where consumer spending gave some businesses a boost.
A new survey from the National Association for Business Economists predicts just moderate economic growth in the last quarter of 2020.
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What it will take to persuade people to get a COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 7, 2020
Scare tactics and facts are actually among the least effective strategies.
Having famous people get vaccinated on camera is one tactic. Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have already volunteered.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer