• How a funeral inspired the pandemic's hottest hardware

    7 days ago - By Fortune

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    If anyone was ill-prepared for worship in the time of coronavirus, it was the church I attend in New York's Hudson Valley. While modern evangelical churches have broadcast systems that would put most local PBS stations to shame, our 250-year-old country parish only recently had air-conditioning installed.
    So when New York's lockdown restrictions hit in mid-March, we were forced to improvise. Initially, I and another parishioner helped our priest record...
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  • Stocks in ‘election-sensitive' sectors seem oblivious to which candidate wins. Why?

    Stocks in ‘election-sensitive' sectors seem oblivious to which candidate wins. Why?

    7 days ago - By Fortune

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    The stock market is marching to its own drummer. And neither Trump nor Biden is setting the beat.
    President Trump's policies toward business and Joe Biden's platform on taxes, regulation, and the like make it pretty clear that some sectors would fare better over the next four years if Trump is reelected, and others would prosper more under the former Vice President. So you'd think the prices of stocks in Trump-friendly industries would surge when he pulls...
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