World`s Five Largest Hotel Chains Lost $25.2 billion in Market Cap Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Marriot International Witnessed the Biggest Market Cap Drop in 2020 The coronavirus outbreak has affected every sector across the globe, but the hotel industry is among the hardest hit. Although hotels implemented increased safety and sanitation measures and cautiously reopened for the summer travel season, recovery to pre-COVID-19 levels could take years. According to data […]

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The Biggest Economies in the World

Looking at global GDP at constant 2017 prices, but adjusted for purchasing power/cost of living, China was the biggest economy in the world in 2019, with an adjusted GDP of more than $22.5 trillion, according to the World Bank. While the Chinese economy is projected by the International Monetary Fund to grow by a low 1.2 percent in 2020 due […]

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After Months of Dismissing the Seriousness of Coronavirus Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive

After Months of Dismissing the Seriousness of Coronavirus Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive Bolsonaro has described the virus as a “little flu,” and used to appear in public and at rallies without a mask, hugging his supporters. Speaking on Brazilian TV Tuesday Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced the positive result for Covid-19, following months of […]

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5 Dangers of Academic Procrastination

By Contributing Author One of the most popular TED-talks ever is Tim Urban’s hilarious one-man show, “Inside the mind of a master procrastinator.” It is an engaging story of an epic battle between an instant gratification monkey and a rational decision-maker right inside the brain of an experienced procrastinator. Urban, one of the Internet’s most […]

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