President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden take part in the first 2020 presidential debate.
President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden take part in the first 2020 presidential debate.
The stock market rally sold off as coronavirus cases soar, raising the stakes for earnings reports. Dexcom was a surprise big mover late.
The Australian state of Victoria, the epicentre of COVID-19 infections, said on Tuesday it had gone 48 hours without detecting any new cases for the first time in more than seven months. Victoria, the second most populous state, will allow restaurants and cafes in Melbourne to reopen from Wednesday after more than three months under a stringent lockdown. Despite case numbers dwindling and businesses poised to reopen, Victoria will only ease limits on social gatherings in the home, allowing two adults and dependents from one house to make one daily visit to one other household.
With eight days until Election Day, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are charging full steam ahead with a breakneck campaign schedule that has them criss-crossing the country with large-scale events in critical battleground states and defiant in their handling of the coronavirus pandemic despite another White House outbreak and a climbing national case count. Stumping Monday in the critical state of Pennsylvania that he captured in his surprise victory upset four years ago and needs to win again, Trump argued he is sick of all the focus on the pandemic that has killed some 225,000 Americans in the final stretch of the campaign. You know, all they want to talk about is COVID.
The U.N. human rights investigator for Belarus demanded Monday that the government “stop repressing its own people,” saying at least 20,000 were detained in August and September and hundreds reported beaten, intimidated, tortured or ill-treated in custody. Anais Marin quoted sources in the Interior Ministry and non-governmental groups for those figures and said most detainees have ended up facing administrative or criminal charges, citing over 400 criminal cases against protesters since disputed elections Aug. 9.
NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. (“Tactile” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: TCMD). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at email@example.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980. The investigation concerns whether Tactile and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices. [Click here for information about joining the class action]On March 20, 2019, aftermarket hours, an amended federal qui tam complaint filed against Tactile by one of the Company’s competitors and pending in the Southern District of Texas was unsealed. The qui tam complaint contained detailed allegations of illegal sales practices on the part of Tactile, causing the Company to submit fraudulent claims to Medicare and the Veteran’s Administration. Specifically, the qui tam complaint accused Tactile of illegally paying hospital staff to induce physicians to prescribe its medical devices. The qui tam complaint further alleged that the Company had violated anti-kickback laws by paying physicians to be “advisors” and “paid spokesmen” when these financial relationships were merely a way to secure those doctors’ business.On this news, Tactile’s stock price fell $4.53 per share over the next two trading days, or 7.5%, to close at $55.57 per share on March 22, 2019. Then, on February 21, 2020, the court issued an order in the qui tam action, denying Tactile’s motion to dismiss the complaint in its entirety. On this news, Tactile’s stock price fell $6.65 per share, or 10.59%, to close at $56.09 per share on February 24, 2020. Finally, on June 8, 2020, the research firm OSS Research (“OSS”) published a report about the Company entitled “Strong Sell on Tactile Systems: Bloated Stock Needs Compression Therapy.” In the report, OSS accused Tactile of (1) overstating its total addressable market by nearly $4.7 billion, (2) using a “‘daisy-chaining kickback scheme’ that has resulted in rampant overprescribing and rapid market share gains at the expense of patients, insurers and the public,” and (3) concealing Medicare audits resulting in denials, for failure to establish medical necessity, of 71% of Tactile’s submitted claims. On this news, the Company’s stock price fell $6.05 per share, or 11.69%, to close at $45.67 per share on June 9, 2020.The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Paris is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions. Today, more than 80 years later, the Pomerantz Firm continues in the tradition he established, fighting for the rights of the victims of securities fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and corporate misconduct. The Firm has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of class members. See www.pomerantzlaw.com.CONTACT: Robert S. Willoughby Pomerantz LLP firstname.lastname@example.org 888-476-6529 ext. 7980
The dollar clung to small gains on Tuesday as the greenback's safe-haven appeal was burnished by worries about a second wave of COVID-19, which drove the steepest stock market selloff in a month and underpinned a bond rally. The United States, Russia and France all hit new daily records for coronavirus infections and overnight the S&P 500 index <.SPX> fell 1.9% and Germany's DAX <.GDAXI> dropped 3.7%. The largest gains for the greenback on Monday came against the <EUR=>, up 0.4%, which was hit by a drop in German business confidence, and a 0.7% rise on the Canadian dollar <CAD=> as oil prices slumped.
Asymptomatic coronavirus sufferers appear to lose detectable antibodies sooner than people who have exhibited Covid-19 symptoms, according to one of the biggest studies of its kind in Britain published on Tuesday.
The authentication and brand protection market in SAM is expected to grow from US$ 93. 12 million in 2019 to US$ 168. 66 million by 2027; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8. 1% from 2020 to 2027.New York, Oct. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "South America Authentication and Brand Protection Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Type, Technology, and Application" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05978920/?utm_source=GNW Rise in duplicate consumer electronics products and automotive components is boosting the demand for authentication and brand protection.The consumer electronics industry including the automotive industry have witnessed vast and rapid developments over the years in both developed and developing countries. The requirements of these products remains to grow year-on-year.With the rise in demand for consumer electronics and automotive components, these products’ supply chain is disrupted with counterfeit products. The evolution of the grey market for both consumer electronics as well as automotive components has displayed various unavoidable incidents.This has further led the SAM population to ask for genuine and legitimate products, which is further driving the demand for authentication and brand protection. The recent emphasizing demand for genuine products is among the other factors expected to positively influence the demand for authentication and brand protection. Based on type, the overt segment led the authentication and brand protection market in 2019.Overt authentication and brand protection is visible to the naked eye, and it allows consumers, inspectors, and government agencies to identify the package’s authenticity quickly. Micro-optic lens films, holograms, embossed optical film, and state-of-the-art complex security printing software are few of the available technologies that can be used to design brand security labels.It is a standard practice to link vital overt security elements with covert or tracking security technologies for an advanced, multi-layered protection strategy. The visible security features in the authentication stack serve a valuable purpose.They offer a way for individuals to inspect packaging without any special tools, and the specialized color-shifting inks are often difficult to reproduce using scanners or reprographic methods. Technologies commonly employed for overt security include optically-variable inks, pearlescent inks, gold and silver inks, anti-tampering techniques (tamper-evident closures and labels), and optical security technologies (holographic seals and labels). These technological factors ultimately drive the authentication and brand protection market. Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting various industries in the SAM region and directly impacting the spending. According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, owing to COVID-19 impact, Brazil would experience contraction in GDP in the second quarter. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to enforce the temporary closure of retail stores & manufacturing plants in the countries of SAM, signaling an unprecedented disruption of commerce. Retailers and brands are facing various short-term challenges regarding health and safety, supply chain, labor force, cash flow, consumer demand, and marketing. Brazil has had the worst hit in the region, with the number of positive cases continuing to surge on a daily basis. The outbreak of COVID-19 has weakened the manufacturing volume and trade in Brazil and other countries in SAM. The overall SAM authentication and brand protection market size has been derived using both primary and secondary sources.To begin the research process, exhaustive secondary research has been conducted using internal and external sources to obtain qualitative and quantitative information related to the market. The process also serves the purpose of obtaining overview and forecast for the authentication and brand protection market with respect to all the segments pertaining to the region.Also, multiple primary interviews have been conducted with industry participants and commentators to validate the data, as well as to gain more analytical insights into the topic. The participants who typically take part in such a process include industry experts, such as VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers, and national sales managers, along with external consultants, such as valuation experts, research analysts, and key opinion leaders specializing in the SAM authentication and brand protection market. Applied DNA Sciences, Inc.; Avery Dennison Corporation; Arjo Solutions (Arjowiggins Security); De La Rue PLC; Eastman Kodak Company; 3M are among a few players operating in SAM authentication and brand protection market. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05978920/?utm_source=GNW About Reportlinker ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. Reportlinker finds and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - instantly, in one place. __________________________ CONTACT: Clare: email@example.com US: (339)-368-6001 Intl: +1 339-368-6001
* Covid second-wave worries lift dollar modestly * AUD, NZD resilient as FX traders wait-and-see ahead of election * Sino-U.S. tensions drive yuan drop * Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The dollar clung to small gains on Tuesday as the greenback's safe-haven appeal was burnished by worries about a second wave of COVID-19, which drove the steepest stock market selloff in a month and underpinned a bond rally. The United States, Russia and France all hit new daily records for coronavirus infections and overnight the S&P 500 index fell 1.9% and Germany's DAX dropped 3.7%. Moves in the currency market were more muted, though the dollar index lifted about 0.3% overnight and held there early in Asia trade while regional equities fell.
The US Senate confirmed conservative jurist Amy Coney Barrett as the Supreme Court's newest justice Monday, delivering President Donald Trump a landmark win just eight days before the election.
Sens. Graham, Schumer and McConnell offer their closing thoughts regarding the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett's to the Supreme Court.
A fast-moving wildfire forced evacuation orders for 70,000 people and seriously injured two firefighters in Southern California on Monday as officials issued warnings for what could be the strongest winds in the state so far this year. (Oct. 26)
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a global leader of in vitro diagnostics, today announced that its new VITROS® SARS-CoV-2 Antigen test, designed to detect active SARS-CoV-2 infection, achieved CE Mark for distribution throughout the EU. The company also filed an Emergency Use Notification and submitted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Chinese firm is set for the biggest stock market listing ever, beating Saudi Aramco's $29bn flotation.
The all-cash transaction is part of Smucker's strategy of getting out of baking supplies entirely.
New Zealand’s Wellington Phoenix soccer squad is set to relocate to Australia again to compete in the A-League during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Phoenix spent almost three months in exile in Australia to complete the 2019-20 season and are preparing to assemble again in New South Wales state from next week. In a statement Tuesday, the club said it would make plans to play games in New Zealand if the so-called trans-Tasman travel bubble is established between the two countries and travel restrictions are eased.
Mainland China reported 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Oct. 26, down from 20 a day earlier, the country's health authorities said on Tuesday. The number of new asymptomatic cases also fell to 50, from 161 reported a day earlier amid a fresh wave of symptomless infections being reported in the northwestern Xinjiang region. Xinjiang's authorities said separately that 26 new asymptomatic cases were reported on Oct. 26, down from 137 a day earlier.
The Chargers still are treating Justin Herbert like a rookie quarterback, but he seems to be learning fast.
The Democratic presidential candidate's comments come the same day President Trump notched his third Supreme Court justice, Amy Coney Barrett.
Lebron James is on his way to bringing the story of Black Wall Street to the screen. Variety announced The SpringHill Company and CNN Films will produce Dreamland: The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street. The documentary will examine the Tulsa Race Massacre that occurred in late May and June 1921 when white residents destroyed Black businesses and incited violence that resulted in death, destruction, and the demise of the Greenwood district, also known as Black Wall Street.