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Robots Are Helping Health Care

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 24, 2020

Health care robots are becoming more of a reality rather than just some idea of the “future.” According to a report by Zion Market Research, by 2025, global medical robot expenditures are expected to increase by approximately 20% to reach $24.6 billion.

U.S. Wants to Work With Huawei

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 17, 2020

It looks like the U.S. is going a different direction when it comes to 5G and China’s Huawei. On Monday, the U.S. will amend its prohibitions on U.S. companies doing business with Huawei.

The Growing Demand for Telehealth

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 10, 2020

46% of U.S. consumers are now using telehealth platforms. Telehealth use has surged in the past few months and COVID-19 has been a major catalyst. Now that people are considering telehealth as a viable option, the health care industry is shifting to accommodate that change.

Could At-Home Covid-19 Tests Help?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 2, 2020

With testing across the U.S. scarce, the only way for people to begin feeling comfortable about returning to “normal life” could depend on at-home testing kits. These kits could ease people’s fears and make it convenient for them to test themselves before considering returning back to work or school. However, they aren’t cheap and might not be covered by your health insurance.

Target Needs Your Trust

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted May 27, 2020

There’s a lot changing in our world. Stores like Target (NYSE: TGT) have adjusted their concerns during this pandemic. A company that was usually concerned about creating a place to shop that offers the best items at the best prices has to now be proactive at providing a healthy and safe environment for its guests and workers. It’s a sensitive time and businesses need to put the right foot forward.

Uber Is Ready to Acquire Grubhub

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted May 20, 2020

The food delivery market was growing before the pandemic but now, with people staying home and placing food delivery orders through Uber’s (NYSE: UBER) Uber Eats and Grubhub, Uber has even more incentive to finalize an acquisition deal with Grubhub.

COVID-19 Cases Inside the Meat Industry Are Rising

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted May 13, 2020

Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) has been having a difficult time with COVID-19. There are at least 4,500 Tyson workers across 15 states who have the virus and 18 have died.

Clorox Is Working Around the Clock

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted May 6, 2020

Clorox (NYSE: CLX) has experienced a 500% increase in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that demand doesn’t seem like it’ll slow down any time soon.

Wayfair Is on the Rise… for Now

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted April 29, 2020

The online furniture store Wayfair (NYSE: W) has surged 500% over five weeks, but will it last?

Communicating in the Time of a Pandemic

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted April 22, 2020

Video conferencing has become the new way to interact with coworkers, friends, and family during this pandemic. Tech companies like Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) have focused part of their businesses towards this new normal in order to reap the benefits from this growing market.

Amazon Hits a New High

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted April 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has shut down nearly the entire U.S. and the world, but it has done the opposite for Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). While the company is experiencing an influx of business and new stock market highs, it might not last forever.

Massive Tech Companies Feel the Pressure

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted April 8, 2020

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) founder Bill Gates and Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook have stepped in to help with the fight against COVID-19. Find out how these massive tech companies are doing their part during this pandemic.

Retail Gets Hit Hard by Coronavirus

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted April 1, 2020

President Trump announced on Sunday that the nation may need to continue isolating until April 30. This announcement, along with recent COVID-19 news, has forced retailers to make some painful but necessary decisions to keep businesses afloat.

Cannabis Sales Surges Because of COVID-19

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted March 25, 2020

There’s a lot of ways to cope with anxiety and distress, and for some weed is the answer. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise that cannabis sales in the United States and Canada have surged as these government officials urge citizens to stay at home and fight the risk of spreading and getting COVID-19.

Is The Market Adjusting to Social Distancing?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted March 18, 2020

The federal and state governments have called for social distancing and staying at home to slow the spread of coronavirus, ultimately preventing overcrowding in the U.S. health care system. The market is adjusting and showing surges for companies like Slack (NYSE: WORK), Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON), and Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) — all companies that make life at home in isolation a little easier.