Amazon Disappointed Investors Despite Making 100 Billion USD in Quarterly Revenue; Its CFO Expects Slower Growth in the Months to Come

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An increasing number of people are reverting back to pre-covid shopping habits, and perhaps nobody felt the shockwave better than Amazon. After falling short of analysts’ forecasts, the company stock slid over 7% in extended-hours trading last Thursday.

Now, it’s up to the company’s new CEO, Andy Jassy, to reassure investors as to how the business is planning to retain its record growth, especially under the mounting scrutiny of regulators both on U.S. and European soil.

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How the coronavirus in the “factory of the world” struck down the global business – part 2

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In the first part of the article we examined the effect of the coronavirus COVID-19 in China has on some of the neighbouring countries. In this we will turn our attention to the industries reaching far beyond China.

Since China produces all kinds of goods and components for other goods, the quarantine in Wuhan, which is a significant industrial and transportation hub, as well as the overall transport limitations, inevitably affect the production of almost everything – from smartphones, through automobiles, to medications.

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The Coronavirus: Everything We Know About the New Epidemic and Its Effect on the Global Economy in 2020

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Currently, the world is in a state of panic not witnessed since 2003. Back then, a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) infected over 8000 people, caused the death of 774 citizens from 17 countries and went down in human history as “the crimson death”.

Now, amidst an endless stream of TV and social media news regarding the new Chinese virus, a troublesome trend emerges—the panic-inducing idea that the SARS story might repeat itself.

Here’s everything we know about the virus so far.

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How to Invest in Shares Online

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It’s no secret that the year-on-year inflation in many countries is rising at a worrisome pace. This is perhaps why recently more and more investors abandon traditional investments, like bank deposits and real estate, in favour of company shares.

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5 Ways to Tell You Are Backing a Reliable Startup Founder

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This is the final article of our startup investment series, started with “4 Types of Investors Behind Startups and “Should you invest in startups?

Just imagine it for a moment. Wireless in-ear headphones with smart, self-regulating noise cancellation technology that allows you to clearly hear what the other person is saying both in the park and on a congested boulevard.

Why has NOBODY thought of this before?

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Should you invest in startups? A look at both sides of the coin

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Slack, Lyft, Uber, Robinhood, Coinbase, Revolut, Airbnb. These are household names of successful companies that launched as a mere startup with a good idea and a smart business plan.

Having a startup and investing in a startup has become so trendy that the market is now oversaturated to the point where it almost seems like the world is about to run out of good ideas. So, is it really worth investing in a startup, however promising it may appear?

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