The Digital Euro: Everything You Need to Know

Visual transformation of the digitisation of a 100 euro banknote

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In an age of fast-spreading viruses and instant contactless payments, it makes perfect sense that the nations of the world are toying with the idea of bringing their currencies in the digital realm. Following the steps of People’s Bank of China and Sweden’s Riksbank, at the beginning of October, the European Central Bank was the latest financial institution to propose the digital equivalent of its official currency – the euro.

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CVS Health Corp Raises Its 2020 Earnings Guidance After Q3 Revenue Exceeded Expectations

Earnings analysis of CVS Health Corp for Q3 2020

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Last Friday, CVS shares were up by nearly 6% at market close on the news that the company has generated higher-than-expected income after it expanded its drugstore chain business to also include health services covering all needs – from basic health insurance to COVID-19 testing. In its latest earnings call, CVS Health Corp also announced a new CEO.

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Business Impossible: How COVID-19 Led to the Bankruptcy of World-renowned Companies

Businesses gone bankrupt due to COVID-19

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As expected, the unprecedented crisis, provoked by the global COVID-19 pandemic, led to significant economic problems and bankrupted many businesses of all sizes and in all economic sectors. 

Аccording to some estimates, the negative effects of the downturn have already outweighed those of the 2008 crisis. “I’m pretty confident we will see more bankruptcies this year than ever before,” recently commented for Fortune magazine James Hammond, CEO of New Generation Research – the data analytics company that runs Bankruptcy Data. 

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