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CureVac Vaccine Stock Plunges as Results Show Only 48% Efficacy

CureVac Vaccine Stock Plunges as Results Show Only 48% Efficacy

By Nicole | July 1, 2021

Falling short of great expectations, German biotech company CureVac said its coronavirus vaccine results showed only 48% efficacy against COVID-19. The final results confirm the poor efficacy rate, recording only a slight improvement from the preliminary results. The news sent the company’s stock 46.2% down in the premarket.     CVAC Chart by TradingView  …

US Consumer Price Jump Resembles 2008 Financial Crisis

US Consumer Price Jump Resembles 2008 Financial Crisis

By Nicole | June 11, 2021

US inflation rate has jumped to the highest level it’s been since the 2008 financial crisis. The rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic has left the world’s largest economy in a bind. The consumer price index (CPI) for May indicated a 5% annual rise – the highest since August 2008. In addition, the core inflation rate,…

Tesla’s top manager leaves the company after more than ten years

Tesla’s top manager leaves the company after more than ten years

By Nicole | June 9, 2021

The US electric car manufacturer Tesla and one of its key executives have gone their separate ways. Jerome Guillen, who held a senior position at Tesla for over ten years, left the group on June 3rd. Tesla announced this on late Monday. Guillen joined Tesla in 2010 and was most recently responsible for the heavy…

Johnson & Johnson asks Supreme Court to annul $2 Billion baby powder verdict

Johnson & Johnson asks Supreme Court to annul $2 Billion baby powder verdict

By Nicole | June 2, 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s infamous baby powder has been under scrutiny once again this week. Following years of legal battles over allegations that the talc in the baby powder causes cancer, Johnson & Johnson is asking for a review of the $2 billion verdict favouring women who claim the product led them to develop ovarian cancer.   In…

A Post-Pandemic World – The Social Impact of COVID-19 Part II

A Post-Pandemic World – The Social Impact of COVID-19 Part II

By Tea | May 31, 2021

Our first article on COVID-19’s impact on social matters covered various topics like education, healthcare, crime, and more. Today we cover a series of other issues that were heavily influenced by the pandemic.  Xenophobia and racism The very first cases of COVID-19 reported in Wuhan, China led to an increase in racism, xenophobia, and racism against…

A Post-Pandemic World – Remote Work

A Post-Pandemic World – Remote Work

By Nicole | May 28, 2021

Of the many ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped our everyday life, one of the most impactful changes has been remote work. In the early months of 2020, countless businesses across the globe sent their employees to work from home ‘temporarily’. No one imagined at that point that ‘temporary’ had the potential to become…

A Post-Pandemic World - Travel

A Post-Pandemic World – Travel

By Nicole | May 25, 2021

Travel has not been part of most people’s agenda for a long time. Ever since the pandemic broke out back in March 2020, non-essential travel has been banned in most parts of the world. And while country-specific bans continue to limit travel and tourism, vaccination rollout programs are going strong.   Holiday bookings have grown in the recent…

Pfizer to Deliver 1.8 Billion Vaccine Doses to Europe Between 2021 and 2023

Pfizer to Deliver 1.8 Billion Vaccine Doses to Europe Between 2021 and 2023

By Nicole | May 21, 2021

On Thursday, the European Commission announced that it had signed a contract with Pfizer/BioNTech for 1.8 billion doses of their COVID-19 vaccine. 900 million of the doses will be the current vaccine and the one adapted for the variants, with the option to purchase an additional 900. The doses are to be delivered between 2021…

A Post-Pandemic World: Social Impact of COVID-19

A Post-Pandemic World: Social Impact of COVID-19

By Nicole | May 19, 2021

No matter where you live, the COVID-19 pandemic has, in one way or another, affected your life. Even the most remote locations on the planet were closed for tourism, or at the very least had the mask mandate enforced. The way people live, work, and socialize has changed completely, and the world has just begun recovering. Where it…

The Dangers of Retail Trading

The Dangers of Retail Trading

By Nicole | May 14, 2021

In mid-2020, a young investor named Alex Kearns took his life. The reason for his suicide was that he believed he lost over $700,000 while trading stocks. Alex Kearns was only 20 years old. How did Alex lose his money? Alex was always passionate about his future, and as a sophomore at the University of…