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Madeline Davis

Madeline Davis graduated from the London School of Business and Finance and has been an Associate Professor at the University of Bath for five years before switching to correspondent journalism and private consulting. Madeline pays special attention to the microstructure of the security market and likes to convey her knowledge about it. By working as an intern in Schroder & Co Ltd she gained valuable on-site practice as a portfolio manager and likes to convey her experienced-based knowledge to the broad public.

Holiday shopping season could be harmed by shipping delays

Holiday shopping season could be harmed by shipping delays

Analysts say that the 2021 holiday shopping season could be harmed by out-of-stock goods and shipping delays. As we know, the recent floods in Europe and China are worsening already strained global supply chains. Western Europe and China’s Henan province are trying to cope with the result of devastating floods. Remarkably, Western Europe and China …

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Zoom reaches $86m settlement over user privacy

Zoom reaches $86m settlement over user privacy 

According to the latest news, Zoom agreed to pay $86 million and strengthen its security practices to settle a lawsuit. The lawsuit accused the firm that it violated users’ privacy rights by sharing personal data with Google, Facebook and LinkedIn. Moreover, it accused Zoom of letting hackers disrupt Zoom meetings in a practice called Zoombombing. …

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European stock markets are marginally lower on July 5

European stock markets are marginally lower on July 5

European stock markets are opening marginally lower Monday. Remarkably, investors keep a wary eye on the oil market, following clues that China’s economic recovery may be slowing. The DAX futures contract in Germany dipped by 0.2%. Meanwhile, CAC 40 futures in France fell 0.1%, while the FTSE 100 futures contract in the U.K. slipped 0.1%. …

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Inflation signs might prompt the Fed to reverse its course

Inflation signs might prompt the Fed to reverse its course

A bigger-than-anticipated rise in U.S. consumer prices has put investors on high alert for more signs of inflationary pressure that could push the Federal Reserve toward increasing interest rates. Several investors announced the consumer price index report released on May 12 was not enough to prompt the Fed to reverse its course. However, the news, …

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Ireland stopped the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Ireland stopped the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Ireland temporarily stopped the use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on March 14. This is following a report from Norway of patients developing blood clots post-inoculation. On March 14, the Norwegian Medicines Agency announced four new cases of severe blood clotting in adults after taking the vaccine. Furthermore, the Irish National Immunization Advisory Committee (NIAC) …

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Microsoft is finally updating the appearance of its desktop OS

Microsoft is updating the appearance of its desktop OS

Windows 10’s look has remained intact for the last few years, with just a few tweaks. However, according to the latest news, Microsoft is finally updating the appearance of its desktop OS. On tap are a new News and Information panel and a modified set of system icons. Significantly, they’re currently available to a subset …

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China has set a growth target of more than 6% for 2021

China has set a growth target of more than 6% for 2021

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced on March 5 at an annual parliamentary meeting that China has set a growth target of more than 6% for 2021. Significantly, that’s the country’s most important political event of the year. The country reported GDP growth of 2.3% in 2020, the only major economy to expand amid the COVID-19 …

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Police made 80 arrests for making a fake vaccine

Police made 80 arrests for making a fake vaccine

According to the latest news, in China, police made 80 arrests at a factory allegedly making a fake vaccine. Three Chinese citizens and a Zambian were arrested at a Gauteng warehouse, with ampoules containing 2,400 doses. On Thursday, the European Union’s crime agency Europol issued a warning about fake online vaccines. According to Europol spokesperson Jan Op …

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The billionaire seeks people for a trip around the moon

The billionaire seeks people for a trip around the moon

In 2018, Elon Musk stated that the first-ever tourist on the moon would be Japanese skateboarding, drumming, art collecting billionaire Yasaku Maezawa, who will be making the journey in 2023. According to the latest news, he’s taking applications for those who are willing to join him. Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said he is selecting eight …

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