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A customs broker battles the effects of COVID-19

by Bennett Purser Feb 24, 2020
Gretchen Blough of Erie, Pennsylvania, explains how business out of China has "screeched to a halt."
A deserted street in Shanghai on Feb. 6.
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For U.S. consumers, COVID-19 is not a big concern ... yet

by Mitchell Hartman Feb 24, 2020
U.S. financial markets plunged Monday on growing fears of the disease. Consumers have not shown concern, but that could change.
A woman in a facial mask walks by the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 3.
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Why we see gold prices jump during times of uncertainty

by Alex Schroeder Feb 24, 2020
Gold hit its highest mark in more than seven years on Monday due to spikes in coronavirus cases outside of China.
Gold prices have been climbing as the fears of coronavirus spread.
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What people are (and aren't) spending money on during the coronavirus outbreak

by Jennifer Pak 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

by Scott Tong 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

by Andy Uhler Feb 14, 2020
The “export boom" from the trade deal will take longer because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Coronavirus

The cost of canceling the Mobile World Congress

by Scott Tong 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

by Mitchell Hartman 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?

by Scott Tong Feb 12, 2020
Misinformation has been spreading online, in some places seemingly faster than the disease itself.
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The impact of coronavirus is being felt across the global economy

by Justin Ho 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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