Here’s Yahoo Finance’s Friday morning wrap:
ASX: The Australian share market is expected to open lower after Wall Street closed in the red amid a cocktail of concerns, from stalling US economic recovery and lowered hopes of another fiscal aid package.
Where are the jobs? Most of the Australian economy was smashed when the Covid-19 pandemic hit. Most, but not all. There are eight industries where jobs have actually increased, rather than gone backwards. Here’s where they are, according to Finder co-founder Fred Schebesta.
Where do you find business opportunities in a pandemic? Why, TikTok, of course. This business coach was about to set up a business with her husband before Covid-19 hit. So she turned to the video platform, and found herself going viral within weeks. Yahoo Finance reporter Lucy Dean spoke to Shadé Zahrai to find out how she did it.
What’s happening with Brexit? The European Union’s chief negotiator has said Brexit trade negotiations will continue past a Thursday deadline that has been set by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
“The negotiations aren't over,” EU chief negotiator Michael Barnier said. “We shall remain available until the last possible day.”
If you spend a lot of time on Twitter, you’d know that a New York Post article about US Presidential candidate Joe Biden was being blocked by the social media platform.
The NY Post article was based on emails obtained from the laptop of Biden's son Hunter that were provided to Trump ally Rudy Giuliani, and contained alleged details of Hunter Biden's business dealings with a Ukrainian energy company and said the former vice president had met with an adviser of the company.
The journalist was unable to tweet the link, and others weren’t able to retweet it either. Here’s more.
ICYMI: The K-Pop boy band BTS have millions of dedicated fans all around the world – but there’s another reason they’re making headlines. In particular, they’ve caused a bit of a share market frenzy, and have become multi-millionaires in minutes.
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