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Fintech Focus For July 16, 2020


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Daily Perspective: On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time. - George Orwell

Fintech Movers: TradeZero America, a commission-free trading platform, formally announced a sponsorship deal with Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy. - Benzinga

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Watch Out For This: The threat of looming evictions could result in 28 million people being homeless in the U.S. as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. - ZeroHedge

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Market Moving Headline: U.S. stocks ended higher on Wednesday, following promising early data for a potential COVID-19 vaccine and a strong quarterly report from Goldman Sachs. - Reuters

  • Tracking recovery scenarios.
  • OPEC eases record oil cuts.
  • Firms see an uptick in activity.
  • J.C. Penney to cut jobs, stores.
  • Apple wins the EU tax battle.
  • Delta eats $3B hit on buyouts.
  • Walmart to now require masks.
  • Goldman reports a strong Q2.
  • EU to probe Wirecard oversight.
  • Amazon extends remote work.

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