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COVID-19's sad anniversary

An important anniversary has slipped by. It was in January 2020, while visiting Hong Kong for a few days, that I started seeing stories about a strange new virus diagnosed in the industrial Chinese city of Wuhan. The first headlines didn't seem like a big deal. Some "experts" were saying the virus had been found in Wuhan and nowhere else. Still, those early reports did kindle memories. No one forgot SARS, the severe acute respiratory syndrome that erupted in China in 2002. That dreaded disease scared people

koreatimes.co.kr ,  0min 0
COVID-19's sad anniversary

More deaths than births

Fifteen years ago in 2006, David Coleman, a population expert and demographer at the Oxford Centre for Population Research, warned that South Korea could become the first country on the planet to lose its entire population because of its low birthrate. Six years ago in 2015, the National Assembly Research Service released a dreadful report that South Korea will be "empty" by 2750 without any effective efforts to halt its falling birthrate. Though the worst-case scenario predicts the situation after 735 years,

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More deaths than births

POSCO Group eyes W102 tril. In sales in 2023

By Nam Hyun-woo POSCO Group has set a bold target of achieving 102 trillion won ($91.3 billion) in aggregate sales in 2023, led by the global infrastructure business, according to the steelmaker, Wednesday. During a conference call on fourth-quarter 2020 earnings, POSCO said it will seek to achieve 102 trillion won in aggregate sales in 2023. POSCO's global infrastructure business will account for 51 trillion won, followed by steelmaking accounting for 46 trillion won and new growth business, encompassing hydrogen

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POSCO Group eyes W102 tril. In sales in 2023

[ED] Walking tight rope

Korea should strike balance between US, China President Moon Jae-in's phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, Tuesday, has raised more worries than hopes. It came at a delicate time when new U.S. President Joe Biden is seeking to strengthen America's alliances with other countries, including South Korea, to counterbalance the rise of China. The positive aspect of the call is that Xi gave his support for Moon's efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. Xi also underlined the importance

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[ED] Walking tight rope

Woman hospitalized after single vehicle incident in Honolulu

by: Web Staff Posted: Updated: Jan 27, 2021 / 09:47 PM HST HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 21-year-old woman is in serious condition following a single vehicle incident near Pacific Street and North Nimitz Highway in Honolulu on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Hawaii news on the go–LISTEN to KHON 2GO weekday mornings at 7:30 a.m. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) says, the incident occurred around 8:08 p.m. on Thursday. First responders treated the injured woman for apparent traumatic injuries to her torso and lower extremities,

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Woman hospitalized after single vehicle incident in Honolulu

Texas Surplus Line Insurance Premium Neared $8B in 2020

Texas recorded nearly $8 billion in surplus lines premium in 2020. The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) reported that surplus line premium in the state increased to $7.92 billion in 2020, up 14% from $6.95 billion recorded in 2019. The state has experienced a 139% growth in surplus lines since 2010, when premium totals reached $3.31 billion, according to SLTX. Recorded premium was highest during the spring and summer months, with the most premium documented in May 2020 at $773 million. The lowest

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Texas Surplus Line Insurance Premium Neared $8B in 2020

Is Rishabh Pant's marriage on the cards?- asks fans for new house suggestions

Is Rishabh Pant getting married? This is the biggest question of the hour as the Indian cricketer took to his Twitter account asking for new house suggestions. He wrote,”Jabse Australia se aaya hoon gharwale peeche pade hain ki naya ghar le lo ab. Gurgaon sahi rahega? Aur koi option hai toh batao.” Jabse Australia se aaya hoon gharwale peeche pade hain ki naya ghar le lo ab. Gurgaon sahi rahega? Aur koi option hai toh batao. Advertisement — Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) January 28, 2021 Here is how his

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Is Rishabh Pant's marriage on the cards?- asks fans for new house suggestions

Comparing HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI) and Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB)

HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI) and Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings. Volatility and Risk HireQuest has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kelly Services has a beta of 1.9, indicating that its stock price

modernreaders.com ,  1min 0
Comparing HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI) and Kelly Services (NASDAQ:KELYB)

PICTURED: Terminally ill doc who shot and killed Austin pediatrician

PICTURED: Terminally ill doctor who shot and killed pediatrician mother of-three hostage during six-hour siege at her Texas clinic a week after he was denied job there Dr Katherine Lindley Dodson was shot and killed on Tuesday in Austin, Texas Another doctor, Bharat Narumanchi, took five people hostage inside the clinic He was terminally ill and had been turned down by the clinic for a voluntary job He had not met Dodson before Tuesday’s siege, according to local media Narumanchi had most recently practiced

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PICTURED: Terminally ill doc who shot and killed Austin pediatrician

Community Bankers Trust (ESXB) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday

Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) is scheduled to release its earnings data before the market opens on Friday, January 29th. Analysts expect Community Bankers Trust to post earnings of $0.17 per share for the quarter. Persons interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS)

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Community Bankers Trust (ESXB) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday

Hub Group (HUBG) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) will announce its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, February 4th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.66 per share for the quarter. Investors that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 29th. The transportation company reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $924.81

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Hub Group (HUBG) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Moog (MOG.B) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Friday

Moog (NYSE:MOG.B) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Friday, January 29th. Parties that are interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Moog (NYSE:MOG.B) last issued its earnings results on Friday, November 6th. The aerospace company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $706.90 million for the quarter. Moog had a net margin of 0.26% and a return on equity of 12.36%. Shares of MOG.B stock opened at $73.54

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Moog (MOG.B) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Friday

COVID-19 pandemic shaped a nearly ‘nonexistent’ flu season

(KOLO) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - As the world focuses on COVID-19, the flu seems to have all but disappeared. Flu season typically spikes between January and February. But in a recent report, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention said flu activity is “unusually low” for this time of year. Louisville hospitals reported the same thing. Since October 2020, Norton Healthcare has had 40 cases of influenza. From October 2019 to January 2020, Norton had more than 13,000 cases. UofL Health - University Hospital

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COVID-19 pandemic shaped a nearly ‘nonexistent’ flu season

Apple spells out how soon its IDFA privacy changes will take effect

Apple is enforcing tougher privacy rules with iOS 14. Image Credit: Apple Apple said today that the privacy changes with its Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA) in iOS 14 are coming soon with the company’s next beta software release. Apple had previously said the changes — which could make it a lot harder for game and app companies to target specific users with advertising — would come in “early 2021.” Now that day of reckoning for the ad industry is coming soon, with some saying that ad-based businesses

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Apple spells out how soon its IDFA privacy changes will take effect

The SEE share price is up 75% in January. Should I sell this hot growth stock now?

Image source: Getty Images. The share price of one of my longest-held stocks has been motoring in recent weeks. Since the beginning of January, the company’s valuation has soared 75%. So, what is this hot stock and why is it the flavour of the month? And should I lock in gains or buy more for my ISA? Here’s my take. According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air… And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key

fool.co.uk ,  3min 0
The SEE share price is up 75% in January. Should I sell this hot growth stock now?

Reddit sent AMC and GameStop stock to the moon. Why, and what happens now

Wall Street bet against GameStop, and online investors saw an opportunity. Now they're all playing a game of chicken with billions of dollars on the line. GameStop and AMC stock has spiked in recent days. Here's what's going on. Over the past few months, a bunch of Reddit users have worked to push up the value of shares for video game retailer GameStop, despite Wall Street investors betting the company will fail. So far, they've won, pushing the stock up more than 10,000% (you read that right.) Then they started

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Reddit sent AMC and GameStop stock to the moon. Why, and what happens now

Stock Market Analysis Today - Stock Market Mania, As Game Shares Soar, Invest Now or Steer Clear?

Stock Market Analysis Today – Stock Market Mania, As Game Shares Soar, Invest Now or Steer Clear? “What’s happening right now with “game stop” is unusual. 99% of the people that go into markets invest long. You may believe for example, that a company like Microsoft is a great company, it’s only going to get bigger as an example. Now Microsoft is a well-established company, you are making a good solid bet however, some people will invest short in the market,” said David Mirabito Financial Investment

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Stock Market Analysis Today - Stock Market Mania, As Game Shares Soar, Invest Now or Steer Clear?