China mourns those killed by pandemic, Tesla dismissing contractors

A South Korean woman wears a mask while she prays at the Jogyesa Temple on April 3, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea has called for expanded public participation in social distancing, as the country witnesses a wave of community spread and imported infections leading to a resurgence in new cases of COVID-19.

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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. 

  • Global cases: More than 1,099,000. 
  • Global deaths: At least 58,000.
  • Top 5 countries: United
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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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Leviathan rig goes online, supplying natural gas to Israel

Leviathan rig goes online, supplying natural gas to Israel

Despite government reassurances, some local residents evacuate as pipeline expels pollutants ahead of launch; Electric Corp. says consumers to see a reduction in tariffs from Wednesday; Netanyahu praises new supply: ‘Today we made history’

After a series of delays, natural gas began to flow Tuesday afternoon from Israel’s Leviathan rig off the coast of Haifa.

The supply began at around 4:30 pm after several hours of emissions from the rig, which prompted worries and complaints from local residents.

The mammoth gas treatment facility has given rise to concerns of worried citizens,

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5 Best Tips For Starting Text Message Marketing

Text message marketing has proved over the years to be an effective business strategy. Text messages have an open rate of 98%. This means it is opened immediately or minutes after it is received. As a beginner or novice in the business, you cannot expect success if you do not know the basics of text message marketing.

This article will expose you to some of the tips in starting an effective text message marketing – courtesy of our friends at Jooksms (Do you know Jooksms is the top bulk sms site?)

1. Ask customers to opt in to

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Coronavirus unleashing an ‘economic shock wave,’ Mark Yusko warns

Hedge fund manager Mark Yusko is telling investors to brace for a nearly once in a lifetime downturn.

The Morgan Creek Capital Management CEO and CIO sees the Great Depression as the closest comparison to what’s happening to the coronavirus ravaged economy. 

“The economic shock wave that’s coming is going to be like nothing that any of us has ever experienced because it’s going to be very similar to the 1930s,” he told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Thursday.

Since the Dow hit all-time highs in February, the index has tumbled 28%. The S&P 500 is off 26% since

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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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Israeli startup to detect coronavirus cases from speech sample analysis

Israeli startup to detect coronavirus cases from speech sample analysis

Israeli startup Cordio will begin clinical trial at Haifa’s Rambam Hospital on a remote diagnostic technology based on speech analysis for determining the status of coronavirus patients


Israeli startup Cordio Medical today announced that it will begin a clinical trial on a remote diagnostic technology using AI and speech pattern sample analysis with the use of a cellular application to clarify the status of coronavirus patients.

In the trail at Haifa’s Rambam Hospital Cordio is using its novel HearO solution for identifying deterioration in heart failure patients.  This technology remotely

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