Coronavirus collapse

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Coronavirus collapse

Post by Admin » Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:22 pm

This thread is for events related to the coronavirus pandemic.

The ongoing death toll ... https://bnonews.com/index.php/2020/04/t ... rus-cases/

What is coronavirus, or COVID-19? ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronavirus_disease_2019

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Admin » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:17 am

Australia's Qantas airline has stood down without pay 20,000 of its 30,000 workers ... https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... 00-workers

Australia's Virgin airline has made staff take leave without pay ... https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/ ... pdate-news

Australia's Flight Centre booking agent closes 100 stores ... https://www.sbs.com.au/news/coronavirus ... -australia

How small businesses are hit ... https://quincy.wickedlocal.com/news/202 ... s-continue

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Re: Coronavirus related collapse

Post by Admin » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:22 am

A business-closure story about Wuhan early in the pandemic (Jan 27), it may be predictive of closures about to happen elsewhere ... https://edition.cnn.com/2020/01/27/busi ... index.html

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Re: Coronavirus collapse

Post by Admin » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:25 am

A list of closures in Memphis, this page gives an example of how small businesses are affected ... https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/ ... 055493002/

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Re: Coronavirus collapse

Post by Admin » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:27 am

One trillion dollar USA stimulus package ... https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/19/poli ... index.html

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Re: Coronavirus collapse

Post by Admin » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:37 am

Largest stock market drop in history ... "The largest point drop in history occurred on March 16, 2020, when concerns over the ongoing 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic and the U.S. travel ban against the Schengen Area engulfed the market, dropping the Dow Jones Industrial Average 2,997 points. The largest point gain (+1,985) occurred on March 13, 2020. As of March 16, 2020, all of the top-5 and eight of the top-10 largest point drops have been amid the coronavirus pandemic."

For more information, Wikipedia ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_l ... al_Average

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Re: Coronavirus collapse

Post by Admin » Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:09 am

The expected unemployment graph is vertical and not even vaguely similar to the previous GFC ... https://markets.businessinsider.com/new ... 16767?op=1

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Re: Coronavirus collapse

Post by Admin » Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:11 am

Woman's treatment cost US$34,000 ... https://time.com/5806312/coronavirus-treatment-cost/

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Re: Coronavirus collapse

Post by Admin » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:18 pm

British Airways to suspend 36,000 staff ... https://www.bbc.com/news/business-52130021

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Re: Coronavirus collapse

Post by Admin » Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:58 pm

Australia's Flight Centre now closing 428 of its 944 Australian stores ... https://www.news.com.au/finance/busines ... 84981aec9b

Around 6000 support and sales staff have been stood down out of the 20,000 workers.

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