Maintaining Business Relations

In almost every profession – whether it’s law or journalism, finance or medicine or academics or running a small business – people rely on confidential communications to do their work. We rely on the space of trust given confidentiality. When someone breaks that trust, we are all worse off.

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The coronovirus scenario that has Dr. Zeke Emaunuel ‘really worried’

The coronovirus scenario that has Dr. Zeke Emaunuel ‘really worried’

Dr. Zeke Emanuel, former Obama White House health policy adviser, is warning against opening the economy up too quickly amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“I really worry that what we’re doing is having people who really, for obvious and good, well-intentioned reasons want the economy to open up rapidly … but we need to be realists about what is likely and possible,“ Emanuel, now vice provost of global initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania, told Yahoo Finance on Monday.

Emanuel warns that cities like Detroit and New Orleans, which were late in enacting shelter-in-place measures, haven’t seen their peaks yet. “The number of infections, number of hospitalizations and number of deaths is likely to go up much higher than we’ve anticipated.”

His warning comes on the day the Dow (^DJI) rallied nearly 1600 points following encouraging data showing that New York could be nearing its’ apex and Italy’s number of daily

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Stock futures edge lower after steep rally

Stock futures edge lower after steep rally

Stock futures opened slightly lower Monday evening after a regular-session rebound sent the S&P 500 to its highest level since March 13.During the regular session on Monday, the three major indices each rallied more than 7% as investors considered early signals...

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The coronovirus scenario that has Dr. Zeke Emaunuel ‘really worried’

Dr. Zeke Emanuel, former Obama White House health policy adviser, is warning against opening the economy up too quickly amid the coronavirus pandemic.“I really worry that what we’re doing is having people who really, for obvious and good, well-intentioned reasons want...

Stock futures edge lower after steep rally

Stock futures opened slightly lower Monday evening after a regular-session rebound sent the S&P 500 to its highest level since March 13.During the regular session on Monday, the three major indices each rallied more than 7% as investors considered early signals...

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Hydroxychloroquine ‘not likely to be a silver bullet’ for coronavirus, former White House medical official says

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Amazon warehouse workers stage second walkout over coronavirus fears

The novel coronavirus has hiked demand for Amazon’s (AMZN) delivery service as hundreds of millions of Americans are forced into their homes. But the global pandemic has also prompted fear and frustration among many of the company’s warehouse workers, who have staged...