Tag: COVID-19

The Lonliness Economy

Chronic loneliness can shorten lifespan by as much as 20 years – more than alcoholism or obesity. This epidemic is not new but it is still getting worse as Americans are getting increasingly lonely. In 2019, 61% of people felt lonely some or all the time, up from 54% of people feeling lonely in 2018. Most say that those around them do not share their interests, know them very well, …
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How Technology Will Help the Economy Recover

The economy in the U.S. has been brought to a halt by COVID-19, forcing businesses across the country to close their doors, sending millions of workers out of a job. As of April 2020. Unemployment in the U.S. reached a staggering 14.7% – the highest ever recorded since 1939. In some states, as many as 1 out of every 4 people are out of work and 43 states have record-breaking …
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The Clinical Trials Economy

In order to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, a lot of time, money, and effort must be put in by scientists around the world, using cutting-edge research and science. Creating a new drug in the U.S. takes typically 12 years in development, 3 phases of clinical trials, and implementation. Around the world, 8 different COVID-19 vaccines are in clinical trials and in the U.S., there are 144 active trials for …
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Bitcoin as a Safe Haven in Troubled Times

The developing global economic crisis, deepened by months of industry on hold on account of the global COVID-19 pandemic, brings fresh impetus to the discussion of wealth protection. Under immediate threat is the current global standard of national fiat money, with quantitative easing measures creating even more inflationary pressure on traditional monetary systems. As investors desperately seek to preserve the value of their wealth, and with traditional gold becoming scarce …
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