Author: Ralf Jennings

I have been covering reports on everything relating to American politics and economic trends in the U.S. since 1999. After my graduation from college, I began to work as a part-time writer for a local magazine and this experience helped me build my writing and reporting skills. I eventually got a job as a reporter and a writer in a small news agency in Chicago. I am passionate about bringing ground breaking political and economic news to readers. Read more...
What is industry and how to define your company

What is industry and how to define your company

Business
When someone decides to start a business, the first choice you need to take is as to its field of activity. Sometimes this definition happens even before the idea of ​​undertaking. You like a movement, have some technical knowledge about it, and, from that, see the excellent market potential, motivating the opening of the business. Choosing the industry Any for-profit business is created to serve a consumer market, performing a specific task, and charging for it. A company's business is specifying what it does to generate value for its customers. Within the industry, commerce, and services, there are several areas of activity. In industry, for example, your business may be a printing shop, a furniture factory, or a clothing factory. Industries are the companies that transform raw mate
Rita Wilson Celebrates Surviving COVID-19 on her Instagram Handle

Rita Wilson Celebrates Surviving COVID-19 on her Instagram Handle

Entertainment
When Tom Hanks and his wife declared that they were diagnosed with the COVID-19 while on tour in Australia, fans around the world were heartbroken. However, after a few weeks of treatment, Tom and Rita are back in the states, COVID-19 free. Rita Wilson has celebrated a new lease on life as she describes through her Instagram handle, as she reflects on her luck and the blessings that have been embedded in her lifetime. According to Wilson, March 29 marks a special date that “represents a time of great happiness.” I was on Broadway starring with Larry David in his play Fish in The Dark before finding out I had been diagnosed with breast cancer," Wilson captioned a slideshow of three photos, the first of which show her and David standing side by side and smiling. "March 29 also marks five
UEFA 2020 Postponed Till 2021 Amid Pandemic

UEFA 2020 Postponed Till 2021 Amid Pandemic

Sports
Europe’s biggest football tournament, the European Championship 2020 will be postponed until 2021 because of the impending coronavirus pandemic. The football tournament which was supposed to be held from June 12th in Rome, Italy was going to be played through 12 different cities all across the continent. The following decision was conveyed through an emergency meeting on Tuesday and concluded that the sporting event will take place from June 11 to July 11 next year. The decision does not come as a surprise as the majority of Europe’s top football leagues are already suspended because of the virus and Italy, France and Spain are all in some sort of a lockdown based simulation. “We are at the helm of a sport that vast numbers of people live and breathe that has been laid low by this in
International Women’s Day Celebration Turn Bloody as Masked Activists Attack Women in Peace Rallies

International Women’s Day Celebration Turn Bloody as Masked Activists Attack Women in Peace Rallies

World
On the eve of International Women’s Day, a huge band of women walked around in droves stretching for miles in solidarity in the UK. The main topics for discussion on board behind the long walk were climate change, coronavirus, and femicide. While for the most part, the protests went on smoothly, masked “activists” attacked the women’s rally by creating a ruckus among the ranks. Acts such as grabbing and tearing up of banners were carried out by these masked “activists”. Following the incident, a dozen arrests were initiated. The vandalisms fled the site before local police showed up. After the police showed up on-site, around 60 activists -mostly female activists were arrested. The citing lawyer Babytbek Aftandil later revealed that the arrested detainees were later released. Additional r
After China’s Economy, Italy Takes a Blow as the Epidemic Starts to Make Quick Work of the Economy

After China’s Economy, Italy Takes a Blow as the Epidemic Starts to Make Quick Work of the Economy

Business
While China’s economy has already taken a hit due to closed manufacturing sectors, Italy seems to be second in line to follow suit. Italy was the first European country besides South Korea that has reported a major surge in cases surrounding coronavirus, with numbers quickly climbing from the tens to the hundreds. At the time of writing, the towns in Lombardy in Northern Italy face the same lockdown measures as Wuhan, with a very a smaller number of people allowed to roam the streets. Lombardy alone accounts for 40% of Italy’s industrial output. A lockdown of the town has put Italy in a financial headlock with the economy leading to millions of currency being bled from the economic total. Milan serves as the country’s key center for finance and other valuable range of services. While at
Wall Street Drags down as Coronavirus Continues to Run Rampant

Wall Street Drags down as Coronavirus Continues to Run Rampant

Business
U.S. stocks usually remain unaffected to an extent in times of crisis. However, due to the rise of the novel virus strain, U.S. stocks have sold off and the Nasdaq had their worst daily percent growth in three weeks on Friday as growing fears overturned economic growth. The biggest drags on the S&P index were caught by the technology sector affecting big-boys such as Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Apple Inc (APPL.O). The S&P technology index (.SPLRCT) dropped 2.3% which shows an indirect response from China’s economic slowdown. China recently reported new increases in cases with South Korea becoming the latest hotspot with 100 new cases and a further 80 people being infected in Japan. “It’s creating a wild card” for companies and investors, said Peter Tuz, p
Coronavirus on a Rampage – Latest Figures Show the Strain Added more than 2,000 cases and Reports 100 Deaths

Coronavirus on a Rampage – Latest Figures Show the Strain Added more than 2,000 cases and Reports 100 Deaths

World
The Chinese officials breathed a sigh of relief during the following days as the novel coronavirus showed signs of slowing down. However, it was the calm before the storm as the virus strain came back with a vengeance. On Friday, the total number of confirmed cases across mainland China rose to 66,492 after the addition of 2,641 cases on Friday alone. The death toll saw the most rise as deaths rose to a whopping 1,523 from a low of 143. The entire city of Wuhan is in complete lockdown as the resources starting to look scarce day by day. Notably, the city houses 11 million residents. A variety of reports also quotes that including the population of Wuhan around 500 million people across the mainland of China have been subjected to some kind of lockdown and restrictions in order to fend the...
WHO Seeks a $675 Million Fund Battle for Going Toe-to-Toe Against Coronavirus

WHO Seeks a $675 Million Fund Battle for Going Toe-to-Toe Against Coronavirus

Health
China has finally opened the doors for their on-again/off-again ally, the U.S to help with their outbreak as they claimed it has finally gotten out of hand. WHO will be leading the charge against the novel coronavirus as it intended to from a long time ago. The WHO has declared the battle chest for the ongoing outbreak and as expected it is huge, a sum of $675 Million dollars has been declared by the WHO to put up a fair fight. “My biggest worry is that there are countries today who do not have the systems in place to detect people who have contracted with the virus, even if it were to emerge,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. “Urgent support is needed to bolster weak health systems to detect, diagnose and care for people with the virus, to prevent further huma
Facebook Posts Low Profits Amid Criticism Surrounding Misinformation and Protection of User Privacy

Facebook Posts Low Profits Amid Criticism Surrounding Misinformation and Protection of User Privacy

Tech & Science
Facebook was already caught in a tiff regarding their privacy policies as they introduced unfiltered ad campaigns during the election season. While a big tech company like Facebook will survive minor changes involving their policies, Facebook has posted a slightly lower profit than expected. While it is because of their “No cuckold” attitude towards changing their policies or their slight disregard towards public opinion, maybe Facebook should change their strategies in order to recoup their losses. Around 3 billion people use Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp or The Facebook Messenger every month giving the firm a potentially limitless digital space for exploration. The company is now looking to be able to send messages across their apps without having to switch applications, which will be a
China’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 25, Experts Fear Another Plague Like Epidemic on the Way

China’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 25, Experts Fear Another Plague Like Epidemic on the Way

Sports
A new form of coronavirus has grappled China and has infected more than 800 people at the time of writing this article, with the number expected to go up severely, even exponentially. While the World Health Organization has refused to consider it as an emergency, they have however kept a close eye and has even sent aid in the form of manpower. However, that equation may change sooner or later. China’s National Health Commission has reported 830 cases so far with the death toll rising to 25, as of Thursday. While most of the cases are contained in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan, it is now deemed as the birthplace of the new pandemic virus, with non-fatal cases being reported all around the world. Health officials in China are concerned that the transmission rate could accelerate severe