Home for the Holidays? U.S. Air Travelers Ignore CDC Warnings

Home for the Holidays? U.S. Air Travelers Ignore CDC Warnings

The airline industry got another dose of encouragement on Monday, November 23, as a third potential COVID-19 vaccine was announced for the third straight week. British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, working with Oxford University, said that its vaccine is between 70% and 90% effective. This puts it at the lower end of efficacy, compared to Pfizer … Continued

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October 2020 Market Recap

Air travel continues to rebound in China but remains subdued globally due to a growing number of coronavirus infections and the reintroduction of lockdown measures. Although bullion was down for the month, gold coin buying surged to a record high. Click the buttons below to read our recap of the airline sector and gold market … Continued

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September 2020 Market Recap

Airlines sunk after recovering slightly on the news that coronavirus cases are ticking back up – especially in Europe. New travel restrictions will hamper the travel recovery. The price of gold was especially volatile in the month of September – falling back below $1,900 an ounce. Click the buttons below to read our recap of … Continued

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June 2020 Market Recap

Airlines continued to weather the coronavirus-induced travel demand slump as the number of infections continues to grow. On the other hand, gold had its best quarter in four years. Futures for the yellow metal topped $1,800 an ounce for the first time since 2012, as the ongoing global pandemic boosts demand for perceived “safe haven” … Continued

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