THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 30-December 4, 2020

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It Only Takes This Long to Get COVID in a Room With Someone Who Has It

You know the basic guidelines put forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to wear a face mask, keep six feet apart from others, and avoid large crowds by heart. Unfortunately, they’re not a bulletproof solution. While following these simple health guidelines can greatly lower the risk you’ll be infected, the real world is much more complicated than that. Now, new research is shedding light on how many minutes it would take to catch COVID from spending time in a room with someone infected with the virus, whether they’re close contacts or strangers standing further away. And not surprisingly, how quickly it happens depends on how well safety guidelines are being followed.

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  THE JOHN LOTHIAN NEWS DAILY UPDATE (WEEKLY ROUNDUP) – WEEK OF 11/30/2020020

The John Lothian Daily Update is a podcast turning the daily JLN hits and takes comments, our original content and the stories and quips in the top box of First Read into a daily podcast.

NEW FTSE RUSSELL DATA MODEL LOOKS FOR ‘GREEN’ IN GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

There is perhaps nothing more central to trading than data. The numbers flashing across your computer screen may represent tangible products but in the end it is all reduced to a data stream.
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FIA ASIA-V: WRAPPING UP THE FUTURE OF FUTURES: POLITICS, CHINA AND A MARGINING DEBATE

Several industry themes emerged in the very last panel discussion of FIA Asia-V, or as moderator and JPMorgan Managing Director David Martin wryly noted, the “graveyard of all graveyard shifts at the end of a three-day conference.”
ESG, wind power, FIA, Asia, virtual,

FIA ASIA-V: ESG – MEETING CUSTOMER DEMAND WHILE BUILDING A MARKET

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing is a hot topic these days. The growing practice of investing in exclusively eco-friendly, socially-conscious companies is a developing industry, and from the sounds of the panelists at the FIA Asia-V panel,…
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FIA Asia-V: “THIS IS A GREAT TIME TO BE ALIVE!”

“This is a great time to be alive!” Glenn Seah actually said that on the FIA Asia-V panel titled The Regulatory Landscape for a New Decade when he was asked to discuss cross border issues in light of current geopolitical conditions. Seah, SGX’s Head of Legal,…

FIA ASIA-V: HKEX’S CHARLES LI BIDS INDUSTRY FAREWELL BUT NOT GOODBYE

In his last address to the FIA as the chief executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd., Charles Li looked back at 2020 and toward a brighter future “now that we are seemingly coming out the other side of the tunnel with the vaccines coming.” Set to retire from…

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