Nov 10, 2020

Stock market investors try to look beyond the pandemic

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It's not "stay-at-home" stocks like Zoom doing well so far this week. Plus, the number of confirmed COVID cases in the U.S. surpassed 10 million. We spoke to people who say they're still not worried about the coronavirus at all.

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Is it too premature to be looking forward to a post-COVID future?

Jeffrey Cleveland, chief economist at Payden & Rygel, says we should "just pause and soak up the optimism for a second," given everything that's been going on in the world. "I think it's good that there's some light at the end of the tunnel for the world and for investors with regard to this pandemic," Cleveland said.

People are growing tired of COVID-19 safety measures, even as the virus surges

Nov 10, 2020
The human body isn't wired to stay in a constant state of fight-or-flight.
People have lunch at Bottino Restaurant in Chelsea as New York City restaurants open for limited capacity indoor dining on Oct. 1.
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The team

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