China Reports No New Deaths From Coronavirus

Apr.07 — China has reported no new deaths from coronavirus for the first time since the pandemic began. That adds to signs that the crisis could be easing in certain areas with Italy, France, Spain and Germany reporting lower numbers of new cases while deaths in New York have shown indications of reaching a plateau. … Read more China Reports No New Deaths From Coronavirus

U.S. Mask Export Ban Faces Backlash

Apr.06 — President Donald Trump’s move to restrict exports of face masks and other protective equipment is drawing a backlash from across the world. White House Adviser Peter Navarro says that the administration is using powers under the Korean War-era defense production act to address the shortages. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle reports on “Bloomberg Markets: China … Read more U.S. Mask Export Ban Faces Backlash

Amazon Tries to Keep Up With Demand, Fight Off Organized Labor

Apr.06 — Amazon.com Inc. has played an important role in bringing groceries and other supplies to people’s doorsteps during the global pandemic. But it’s not just battling Covid-19 and the myriad logistical complexities the virus has introduced. As last week’s developments made clear, Amazon also appears to see itself as fighting a war on its other … Read more Amazon Tries to Keep Up With Demand, Fight Off Organized Labor

U.K. Prime Minister Johnson Being Treated in Intensive Care for Virus

Apr.06 — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken into the hospital intensive care unit because his coronavirus symptoms have worsened. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is now deputizing for the U.K. prime minister. Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu reports on “Bloomberg Markets.”

The Coronavirus Crisis In Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate market has been clobbered in this crisis, as restaurants and stores virtually shut down entirely throughout the month of March. On this week’s Odd Lots episode, we speak to Tom Barrack, the CEO of Colony Capital, on the crisis facing the industry, and what he feels needs to be done further … Read more The Coronavirus Crisis In Commercial Real Estate

‘Administrative’ Offenders Shouldn’t Be Jailed Amidst Pandemic: Johns Hopkins

Apr.06 — Dr. Chris Beyrer, professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses the reasoning behind the release of prisoners held in U.S. jails amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Vonnie Quinn on “Bloomberg Markets.” The Bloomberg School of Public Health is supported by Michael R. Bloomberg, founder … Read more ‘Administrative’ Offenders Shouldn’t Be Jailed Amidst Pandemic: Johns Hopkins