Ericsson (ERIC.Q) signed into an agreement to acquire Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MC-PTT) solutions provider, Genaker, today.
COVID-19 fighter Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO.Q) gets a $5 million boost from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Regardless of how you might feel about it, the point remains: the flipside of any disaster is opportunity for those who know how and where to look for it. So if COVID-19 has Donald Trump closing Europe down for American travellers, and Italy closing its borders to everyone, and Israel implementing a mandatory two week quarantine for anyone who even so much as looks at their border, there are companies out there practically frothing at the mouth to turn this catastrophe into cash.
"It's the financials that are really getting killed,” stated Schiff, “They have made all the loans that are not going to get repaid, so this is just like 2008, only it's not just the banks that are going to need a bailout, it's the hotels, it’s the airlines, it's companies like Boeing, it's the cruise lines.”
“The National Marriage Project dubbed the drop in divorce ‘a silver lining’ to the Great Recession,” stated The L.A. Times, “arguing that tough times were pulling many husbands and wives closer together.”