Covid 19 coronavirus: David Savidan - How retail and hospitality can recover

COMMENT: Cracks in retail, like hospitality, have been seeping ever wider for a long while now.Covered up, like a rug over a red wine stain, everyone in the house knows it's there but 'out of sight, out of mind' as the saying... [Author: [email protected]]
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Covid 19 coronavirus: UK financial experts on why NZ will be one of the best places in the world to invest

In the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic some countries will become more favourable for investors - and New Zealand is near the top of the list, UK financial experts say. At the moment it feels like there are only two types of... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, UK, New Zealand, Nz

Covid 19 coronavirus: Why the law firms are handing back wage subsidies

COMMENT: Major law firms who applied and then reversed decisions on government wage subsidies badly misread the public mood and will be remembered for it. Whether or not people believe Bell Gully, MinterEllisonRuddWatts and Simpson... [Author: [email protected]]
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China central bank to step up counter-cyclical adjustments, deepen lending rate reforms

China's central bank said on Sunday it will make prudent monetary policy more flexible and step up counter-cyclical adjustments to support the real economy and fend off financial risks.
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U.S. next week to start purchasing $3 billion worth of farm goods - Trump

President Donald Trump on Saturday said the United States will next week begin purchasing $3 billion worth of dairy, meat and produce from farmers as unemployment soars and people are forced to food lines.
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Major U.S. airlines endorse temperature checks for passengers

A major U.S. airline trade group on Saturday said it backed the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checking the temperatures of passengers and customer-facing employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Argentina debt deadlock remains as president says talks to continue

Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez said on Saturday that talks with bondholders to restructure $65 billion of the country's foreign debt would continue with the two sides still deadlocked over what the final offer should look like.
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Britain to quarantine travellers for 14 days, UK airlines body says

The British government has told airlines it will introduce a 14-day quarantine period for most people arriving from abroad to try to avoid a second peak of the coronavirus outbreak, an association representing the airlines said on Saturday.
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Tesla sues California county in virus factory closure fight, threatens to leave

Tesla Inc sued local authorities in California on Saturday as the electric carmaker pushed to re-open its factory there and Chief Executive Elon Musk threatened to move Tesla's headquarters and future programs from the state to Texas or Nevada.
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Final Fantasy VII Remake Most Downloaded PS Store Title in April

In an announcement that will likely leave no person particularly astonished, the highly anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake proved to be the most downloaded PS Store game in the United States, the long-lasting renown of the original game clearly having a significant impact. The top ten most downloaded titles on the PS Store for the […]
Tags: Games, Sales, Rankings, United States, Anime, Ps4, RPG, Remakes, Square Enix, Final Fantasy Vii, PS Store

May 13 at noon is deadline to give IRS info for direct deposit of COVID-19 money

Providing bank data for direct deposit of coronavirus relief payments will get you added more quickly to the growing number of folks — around 130 million so far — who've received their COVID cash. Photo by Alexander Mils from Pexels More than 130 million COVID-19 economic impact payments have been delivered, according to the Internal Revenue Service. That means the tax agency is nearing the end of its distribution of the money that is intended to help folks cover a few of the costs the...
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Auckland's Elliot Stables eatery owners desperate for help

Business owners at Auckland's Elliot Stables dining village say many of the eateries may not survive the coronavirus pandemic without help from Auckland Council or a rent reprieve from their landlord.Owners of eateries who spoke... [Author: [email protected]]
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Loan Forgiveness Under the PPP and SBA EIDL Programs: 10 Things Small Businesses Need to Know

If you were one of the lucky businesses to receive a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan as provided under the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, you currently have eight weeks to use the funds appropriately to meet the criteria for loan forgiveness or face repayment. There is still some PPP money available from Round 2 of Congressional relief, so if you haven’t yet applied and still need the money, do so immediately. There was approximately $90 billion remaining as o...
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How To Recognize Your Client’s Negotiating Tactics

Recently, a post on LinkedIn proposed a scenario, with the author soliciting opinions as to how one would solve the challenge. The situation is pretty simple, and here is a summation: The salesperson works on a deal for months, and the client tells them they are the preferred partner. The salesperson has been clear on the investment from the very start, only to show up to get ink on paper to have the client ask for a massive discount. The responses from readers can fall into several different ca...
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Two-week quarantine will cripple us, aviation industry warns Boris Johnson

Air travel bosses want assurances that science is driving the move, and that a clear exit strategy is in placeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA two-week quarantine period for all travellers arriving in Britain risks devastating an aviation industry already crippled by the Covid-19 outbreak, Boris Johnson is being warned.It is understood that the 14-day quarantine period will be announced by the prime minister, alongside a slight loosening of the lockdown measures that...
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US Space Force Launching 37B Shuttle and Test Space Based Solar

The U.S. Space Force, is scheduled to launch the sixth mission of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-6) on May 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Startups Weekly: SEC temporarily loosens crowdfunding regulations on small companies

Editor’s note: Get this weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use every Saturday morning by email (7am PT). Subscribe here. A specific type of small startup has a window to raise crowdfunding in a somewhat less regulated way than normally required in the U.S., based on a temporary set of rule changes by the Securities and Exchange Commission announced this week. Excited yet? The new terms are generally geared towards the millions of mom-and-pop businesses that were the intended re...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, Facebook, San Francisco, Tech, SEC, Sequoia Capital, Alex, PPP, Robinhood, IVP, Latin America, Brian Chesky, Cto, Securities And Exchange Commission

Elon Musk threatens to move Tesla out of California over coronavirus dispute

Elon Musk has been a big proponent of resuming normal business operations, writing that the “coronavirus panic is dumb” in March and demanding in a tweet last month, “FREE AMERICA NOW.”
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Viral Marketing Agency Giving Away $100K Video Campaign

You’ve definitely seen some Harmon Brothers infamous marketing campaigns. Some of the top-selling products used Harmon Brothers to market products online. And now, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic when small businesses may be feeling low, yours might have a chance to win a valuable marketing campaign from Harmon Brothers. Harmon Brothers is accepting entries right now for its $100K Poop to Gold Giveaway. The winning business gets a fantastic prize, a Sprint Video Marketing Campaign pro...
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Plunging oil prices, coronavirus fuel budget crisis in petroleum-rich Alaska

The oil and gas industry is responsible for about 16 percent of state revenue and tied to 77,000 jobs with $4.8 billion in wages a year.
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Italian companies ask for $20 billion in state-guaranteed loans - credit agency

Large Italian companies have requested 18.5 billion euros ($20 billion) in state-guaranteed loans to weather the coronavirus crisis, state-backed export credit agency SACE said on Saturday.
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Mazda Motor seeks $2.8 billion in loans to ride out pandemic -source

Mazda Motor Corp has sought loans totalling about 300 billion yen ($2.8 billion) from Japan's three megabanks and other lenders to ride out the coronavirus epidemic, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Saturday.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Border closure advice predicted economic carnage without 'exit plan' to end isolation

On the day a global pandemic was declared our government mulled advice that closing borders long-term would hurt the economy far worse than containing clusters of Covid-19 cases as they arose.Officials presented a lengthy "keep... [Author: [email protected]]
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Elon Musk says Tesla will 'immediately' leave California after coronavirus shutdowns forced the company to close its main car factory (TSLA)

Elon Musk says Tesla may leave its Palo Alto headquarters and Fremont, California factory.  In a tweet Saturday morning, the chief executive continued his outrage against shelter-in-place orders that have forced most non-essential businesses to close.  Last week, Musk likened the rules to fascism, and urged leaders to "give people their goddamn freedom back."  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. After a week of decrying coronavirus shelter-in-place orders that have left Tesla'...
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The Polaris Slingshot is a car-motorcycle mashup that costs $33,000 and can do 0-60 mph in 5 seconds — on 3 wheels.

I tested a roughly $33,000 Polaris Slingshot R, a three-wheeled "autocycle." The three-wheeler category includes vehicles from Can-Am and Harley-Davidson, offering a motorcycle experience in a less demanding package. My Slingshot R had a new, Polaris-developed, 203-horsepower engine and an automatic transmission. In all but three US states, no motorcycle license is required to operate the Slingshot (New York, Massachusetts, and Alaska continue to require the motorcycle certification). The Slin...
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10 Expert Tips for Transforming Your Business This Year

Sometimes, business transformation requires lots of time and effort. But in other instances, small shifts can make a big difference. Whether you’re improving your marketing plan or evaluating your business goals mid-year, here are some tips from members of the online small business community to help you make the most of your business transformations. Take Digital Transformation Seriously These days, more and more businesses are having to shift at least some of their offerings to digital. So i...
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10 Reasons Why Nursing Is One of the Best and Most Rewarding Careers to Pursue

Private and public sector job opportunities are available to nurses with the right credentials. Completing nursing programs and getting enough experience helps the nurses get the most out of their career opportunities.
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I've been using Apple's new iPhone SE for 2 weeks — here are the best and worst things about it so far (AAPL)

The $400 iPhone SE stands out for its fast performance, compact design, and effective camera. Still, the iPhone SE is lacking some of the camera features found on similarly priced Android rivals. Overall, the phone is best suited for Apple loyalists upgrading from an older device like the iPhone 6S that want something affordable and familiar. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple's iPhone SE is unlike any iPhone Apple has released in the past two years. In fact, it looks a...
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Southern California counties failing state benchmarks to reopen economy further

Macy’s, Kohls and Nordstrom are sanitizing their stores and getting ready for customers as some of the nation’s businesses start to thaw after two months in a coronavirus deep Firefighters battle a Santa Ana wind-driven brush fire called the Thomas Fire on Dec.4, 2017 in the Santa Paula area of Ventura County. The fire exploded to 31,000 acres with zero percent containment overnight Monday into early Tuesday morning, according to Ventura County fire officials. December 4, 2017. (Photo by Gen...
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