A Basic Guide For New Entrepreneurs

Starting a small business is an exciting thing to do. New opportunities lie in front of you, and it’s all on you how you’ll develop the business and how fast you’ll grow. But as a new business owner, one thing is most oftenly skipped and that’s getting the right insurance.

Of course, you should speak with a law firm about the matter, but it doesn’t hurt to read about what type of insurance you will need in order to operate without worrying if an incident happens.

So, let’s go over the main types of insurances a small business needs

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‘The other bomb’— Cramer’s warning as first shale company files for Chapter 11

Whiting Petroleum filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, the first U.S. shale producer to do so as crude prices fall while major oil producers engage in a price war.

Analysts have warned that falling oil prices will lead to a wave of consolidation or bankruptcies in the U.S. energy sector

“The oil patch is falling apart. … This is the other bomb that’s dropping,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.”  “I think they’re the first of many.”

Oil producers are struggling to break even as crude prices tumble. The coronavirus outbreak and subsequent travel slowdown has led

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Handmade Crafters Making Face Masks for Medical Professionals

The COVID-19 epidemic is disrupting the nation’s medical facilities and individuals who work there. Consequently, they are facing shortages in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). In recent weeks these protective gears have become scarce and in short supply.

As a result, health care workers are being forced to ration their N95 masks. These are the masks the Center for Disease Control (CDC) provides maximum protection form the disease. While those who don’t have access to N95 masks are resorting to surgical masks.



Making Face Masks

In a bid to curb the shortage of these protective gear and stifle the infection

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Branson’s Virgin Orbit to begin coronavirus ventilator mass production

The Virgin Orbit ventilator device.

Virgin Orbit

Richard Branson’s California-based rocket company Virgin Orbit partnered with medical researchers and developed a ventilator device that the company plans to mass produce and send to hospitals around the United States to fight the coronavirus.

“[It is] a very, very simple and robust design that we can get out to the people who are in the most need, and the hospitals that are in the most need, of devices like these very, very quickly,” Virgin Orbit’s ventilator project leader, Kevin Zagorski, said. Zagorski manages the company’s advanced manufacturing of propulsion systems, meaning

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Distance Learning Technology More Important Than Ever

Distance learning has become more important than ever as mandates to combat the coronavirus pandemic close schools across all age groups. In the U.S. alone there are around 51 million students in public schools, not to mention other learning institutions.

Thankfully there is a technology in place to keep the learning going. And this crisis is highlighting the importance and capability of distance learning as tens of millions of people learn online.

A new infographic presented by EDSmart and developed by Nowsourcing, titled, “The Future of Distance Learning” looks at the technology, trends, benefits and challenges.

For

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The US economy has come to a standstill, satellite imagery shows

American Airlines planes parked in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

American Airlines

The coronavirus crisis is bringing the United States economy to a screeching halt, with every sector feeling the effects of most of the country’s workforce staying home.

Satellite imagery combined with other photographic evidence and alternative data sources give a stark look at the U.S. situation: Airplanes are parked on unused runways, the busiest highways are empty during rush hour times, resorts have become ghost towns, ports are seeing sharp drops in shipping activity and more.

The U.S. now has more coronavirus cases than any other nation in the world, as 

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In The News: How Small Businesses are Handling the Coronavirus Pandemic

The way small businesses or companies of any size operate has been upended by the coronavirus. So, addressing how to handle the coronavirus crisis and keep your company productive during this time has become paramount.

And this week’s roundup has an article appropriately titled, “How to Handle the Coronavirus Crisis and Keep Your Team and Yourself Productive.” It looks at how you and your team can work remotely and the tools you can use to make it happen.

Similarly, another article looks at the anxiety business owners and employees are experiencing brought on by the outbreak. This is a

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