As of 12:35pm ET, the Dow Jones index is down nearly 1,000 points, due mainly to uncertainty about how Covid-15 will affect international trade. To balance the decline, here are two things that are going up: Gold, which is at at 7-year high, and seniors, who getting higher than ever.
From CNBC: “Spot gold climbed 2.1% at $1,677.24 per ounce. The session high, $1,688.66, was its highest since January 2013. U.S. gold futures jumped 2.2% to $1,684.30.”
From CNN: “The numbers of American seniors over age 65 who now smoke marijuana or use edibles increased two-fold between 2015 and 2018, according to research published Monday in JAMA.”
Coronavirus: Telecom Italia says internet traffic up 70% , mostly online games like Fortnite, Call of Duty
The death toll in Italy’s coronavirus outbreak today passed 1,000. Schools throughout Italy are completely shut down, which is reportedly driving a surge in internet traffic as bored kids forced to stay indoors turn to online games.
Australia sues Facebook, says Cambridge Analytica scandal violated privacy of over 300,000 Australians
“Facebook’s default settings facilitated the disclosure of personal information, including sensitive information, at the expense of privacy.”
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