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Hurricane Eta ravages the Caribbean

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Market News

  • AEX: In Europe, the Netherlands’ AEX index appears to be doing better than many of its regional peers. It remains up over the past month 3.15%, also closing up this past week 0.23%. 
  • Nikkei 225: Japan’s Nikkei index shows off signs of strength in Asia, closing up this past week Friday 0.91%.
  • Dow Jones: As the United States still remains without a clear nominee for president, indices like the Dow Jones continue to move all over the place.

Last Week’s Highlights

Hurricane Eta Ravages the Caribbean

Many Central American countries and numerous Caribbean islands have been devastated by Hurricane Eta this past week. Over the weekend, it likely will have made its way to the US state of Florida. This tropical hurricane and all of its related storms have left over 100 dead and taken away the homes and livelihoods of many, meaning economic fallout could also be on the may for the affected communities.

The US Election, TBD

As votes continue to be counted in the US presidential race, Biden appears to be ahead of Trump by tens of electoral college votes. During Trump’s reelection campaign, he encouraged people to only vote in person, rather than vote via absentee ballot. Because of the current pandemic, many people, however, did choose to vote through the mail. Mail-in votes have reached the highest number ever, which in turn has caused much of the vote counting delay.

Coming Up This Week

Restaurants Continue to Face New Restrictions

The food industry continues to struggle, as new dine-in restrictions continue to be put in place. In many cities around the world, restaurants have given life (literally) to residents. Now, the risks associated with leaving the house to get food out may begin to impede choices to eat out once again. Second, and even third, waves are now taking Europe, the US, and Asia by storm.

Will Germany’s COVID Containment Tactics Prove Effective?

As the coronavirus’ second wave continues to pummel Europe, Germany is being looked to lead the region. But will the country’s plan work? New case numbers have skyrocketed to figures not even seen during the first wave, and they don’t appear to be ready to slow down quite yet. Now, a new lockdown order has been put in place. However, many Germans are not pleased, with some even taking to the streets to protest.


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Toyota isn’t convinced that Tesla really poses a threat to the global auto industry.

New COVID-19 testing methods officially authorized by the FDA.

China continues to praise Wuhan for its efforts to stop the pandemic.


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