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U.S. stock futures rise amid troubling coronavirus numbers

U.S. stock index futures gained late Sunday, amid a record surge in coronavirus cases. As of midnight Eastern, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, +0.63% were up around 150 points, or 0.6%, while S&P 500 futures ES00, +0.47% and Nasdaq-100 futures NQ00, +0.41% were up around 0.4%. On Sunday, Florida reported a record 15,300 new cases in a day, as Disney World reopened in Orlando. Meanwhile in Houston, city leaders called on a return to a shutdown to slow the spread of COVID-19 as its hospitals neared capacity. Wall Street, though, has largely shaken off coronavirus worries, with two consecutive weeks of gains. Last week, the Dow DJIA, +1.43% finished 1% higher, the S&P ...
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Trump claims golf is his ‘exercise’ as video of him driving a cart with his caddie hanging on the back goes viral

According to Harvard Medical School, a golfer who rides in a cart ends up walking about one mile and burning some 400 calories over the course of a four-hour golf round. Does that count as exercise? In President Donald Trump’s view, sure. “I know many in business and politics that work out endlessly, in some cases to a point of exhaustion. It is their number one passion in life, but nobody complains,” Trump wrote in a tweet Sunday. “My ‘exercise’ is playing, almost never during the week, a quick round of golf.” Here’s Trump, joined by his caddie clinging to the back, getting some of that exercise on Sunday, according to NBC News White House correspondent Kelly O’Donnell: Trump, who criticized his predecessor dozens of times for the amount o...
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Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts — here’s how to get some

Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts on Friday, July 17. For every dozen doughnuts you buy, you can get a second dozen free to celebrate Krispy Kreme's 83rd birthday. "After 83 years, we're still hot… and fresh… and delicious," Krispy Kreme's chief marketing officer Dave Skena said in a statement. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts this week. On Friday, July 17, the doughnut chain will be giving away a dozen free Original Glazed doughnuts with the purchase of an original dozen doughnuts, to celebrate Krispy Kreme's 83rd birthday. "After 83 years, we're still hot… and fresh… and delicious," chief marketing officer Dave Skena said in a statement. The deal is available for people ordering doughnuts...
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THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2020: Here’s what over 400 IoT decision-makers say about the future of enterprise connectivity and how IoT companies can use it to grow revenue

IoT systems and solutions are iterating rapidly, and providers are coming to meet more and more of companies' and consumers' needs. Business Insider Intelligence Emerging tools and technologies like smart speakers, machine learning, and 5G are enabling huge gains to efficiency and more control at home and in the workplace.The continued growth of the IoT industry is going to be a transformative force across all organizations. By integrating all of our modern day devices with internet connectivity, the IoT market is on pace to grow to over $2.4 trillion annually by 2027.To give companies insight into who's using IoT solutions, who isn't, and key trends in the development ...
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Trump criticizes a Texas border wall segment that is said to be eroding, claiming that it was constructed to make him’look bad’

President Donald Trump on Sunday said in a tweet that he "disagreed" with the construction of a privately-funded South Texas border wall portion that was reported to be falling apart just months after it was erected. The roughly 3-mile wall segment, built in January by North Dakota-based Fisher Industries with financial contributions from conservative nonprofit We Build the Wall, is said to have cost $42 million. "It was only done to make me look bad, and perhsps [sic] it now doesn't even work," Trump said of the border project.Tommy Fisher, CEO of Fisher Industries, said in a statement to Associated Press on Sunday that Trump "just got some misinformation on this stuff" and pledged that the wall "will stand for 150 years."Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
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Slow economic recovery Residents unable to repay mortgages, 28 million Americans may be homeless! In the second half of the year, hedging transactions are still the king of provider FX678

July 13, 2020 at 11:40 On July 12 (last Sunday), market analyst Jeffry Bartash wrote that the epidemic has seen a new round of outbreaks across the United States, causing the momentum of its economic recovery to subside, especially in the retail and catering industries. At the same time, the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has also skyrocketed. Another expert warned that this summer alone, due to the inability to pay rent or mortgages, about 28 million people in the United States will face the dilemma of being ousted and homeless by landlords.As the epidemic raged again, the momentum of the US economic recovery subsidedThe recovery of the US economy seems to have faded. Of cours...
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Gold trading reminder: Nearly 90% of analysts are bullish on gold prices this week! The U.S. earnings season kicked off this week, focusing on the FX678 of the three major central bank resolution providers

On Monday (July 13), spot gold rebounded slightly and is now reported at 1803.33 US dollars, an increase of 0.26%.Last Friday, it was boosted by Ridesivir’s ability to reduce the risk of death, which caused the market to partially digest the impact of the surge in US cases. This caused the gold to close slightly below $1800, and as the gold ETF position exceeded 1200 tons, a short period of time. There are also partial profit selling and partial pressure on gold prices.But overall, gold is still trading around $1800, showing resilience. As the recent spread of the epidemic has intensified again, many countries and regions have restarted the blockade, and there are signs that the US economic data has only maintained two months of recovery. There are signs of rebound and weakne...
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WHO reports another daily coronavirus record — over 230,000 new cases

A woman and two children wear masks at a playground Saturday in Los Angeles. Associated Press GENEVA — The World Health Organization has reported another record in the increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period, at over 230,000. The U.N. health agency said Sunday the United States again topped the list among countries, with more than 66,000 cases recorded. The figures don’t necessarily account for delays in reporting of cases, and are believ...
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Yingwei Financial Market Express: The US epidemic crisis continues to deepen, antiviral drugs see the dawn? Offered by Investing.com

Yingwei Caiqing – According to the real-time epidemic data of Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 6:34 on July 13, Beijing time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States has reached 3,297,501, including more than 135,000 deaths, reaching 135,155. On Sunday, Florida, the United States reported a new day with 15,299 new cases of confirmed coronary pneumonia, setting a new record. Media reports say that the population of Florida accounts for only 7% of the total population of the United States, but its newly confirmed cases account for almost a quarter of the newly confirmed cases in the United States in a single day. At the same time, Gilead previously said that more data from a late-stage study showed that its an...
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Britain has invested heavily in building border facilities to escort trade in the “post-Brexit era”! Sterling is expected to break through the strong resistance of the 200-day moving average

On July 12 (last Sunday), a survey by the British government showed that only a quarter of British corporate directors said their companies were ready for the end of the Brexit transition period. The British cabinet minister said that the UK will invest 705 million pounds (about 890 million US dollars) in border infrastructure to maintain trade with the European Union after the end of the Brexit transition period at the end of this year. Only a quarter of British companies are ready for the end of the Brexit transition periodThe UK has invested heavily in the construction of border infrastructure in order to strengthen British border management after the end of the Brexit transition period next year. The plan includes the establishment of new border checkpoints and the recru...