Coronavirus Is Hiding in Plain Sight

 For every known case of coronavirus, another five to 10 cases are out there undetected, a new study suggests. A health worker in Seoul waited at a coronavirus drive-through testing center earlier this month.Credit...Ed Jones/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Benedict Carey Scientists tracking the spread of the coronavirus reported...

Australia beats the UK and US

Italy Populists Agree To Form Coalition Government The world’s developed economies have got a new stage of unemployment – its level is back down to before financial crisis. According to data from OECD unemployment level fell 5.6pc in October across the 35 countries, while in 2010 its peak was 8.5pc....

Kobe Bryant’s Long and Complicated Legacy

By Marc Stein   Kobe Bryant, who made the leap directly from high school to a glittering 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers that established him as one of basketball’s all-time greats, was among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday north of Los Angeles. Bryant was 41. The crash also killed Gianna...

Interest rates are rising, a bad sign as the economy slides toward recession

Interest rates are rising, a bad sign as the economy slides toward recession Patti Domm@in/patti-domm-9224884/@pattidomm Key Points Rising interest rates are the last thing a weakening economy needs, but Treasury yields continue to rise even though the Fed is using its heavy artillery to drive them lower. Strategists say yields,...

Hong Kong

Unicorns – startups valued at over $1 billion – are almost as rare as the magical beasts they’re named after. Uber, Airbnb, and Xiaomi all fit that definition. But 2017 created another unicorn, one that the average man in the street will not have heard – Binance. A recent article...

Time to Stop Chasing Trends and Start Building

If you've been paying attention to the entrepreneur space, you may have noticed something in the last three months. It's a common trend that's not so common in entrepreneurship. You've seen the same entrepreneurs chasing the newest "hot" trends. They started their business with a core topic and industry but maybe the income wasn't...

How Economics Became a Religion

Its moral code promises salvation, its high priests uphold their orthodoxy. But perhaps too many of its doctrines are taken on faith. By John Rapley Although England has an established church, few of us today pay it much mind. We follow an even more powerful religion, around which we have...

China extends Lunar New Year holiday as new virus toll rises

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by postponing the end of this week’s Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection as the death toll rose to 80. Hong Kong announced it would bar entry to...