Oct 14, 2020

Are November doorbuster sales a good idea during a pandemic?

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On the CDC list of high-risk activities during the fall holidays? Shopping in crowded stores on Thanksgiving or the day after. Plus, quarterly results from the big banks. And, the potential for disappointment when it comes to the iPhone 12.

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What will Black Friday be like this year?

Oct 14, 2020
Shopping in crowded stores on Thanksgiving or the day after, Black Friday, is on the CDC's list of high-risk activities for the fall holidays.
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Why big banks are reporting better-than-expected earnings during the pandemic downturn

Oct 14, 2020
Quarterly earnings for big banks like Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase are beating expectations thanks to a soaring stock market.
Citigroup's net income of $3.2 billion, or $1.40 per share, topped analyst expectations for the third quarter.
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Not everyone with a new iPhone 12 will get faster 5G connection

The fastest of the new 5G networks are still being built, meaning the infrastructure for these new iPhones is not completely there yet.
Apple pointed out that its new iPhones are compatible with millimeter wave 5G, at least in the U.S., but not everyone will have access to those networks yet.
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Music from the episode

Degrees of Light Taylor McFerrin

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director