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How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

The corona virus (COVID-19) is spreading by leaps and bounds. However, infections with the virus are increasing not only in China, but worldwide. Due to the increasing global networking and the resulting dependencies and interrelationships, the effects are also of great importance for German companies.

The currently rapidly and dynamically developing corona virus makes the associated risk and damage potential difficult to assess monetarily. Dealing with the corona virus is a particular challenge for affected companies, but also for the state and for insurers.

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Oil price crash and corona crisis

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) As if worries about a global economic downturn in the wake of the Corona epidemic hadn’t been a burden enough for the stock markets – the drop in oil prices is now triggering panic sales on the stock market and causing Wall Street to collapse at the beginning of the week. Shortly after the opening, trading was suspended for 15 minutes after the S&P 500 collapsed 7 percent.

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Max von Sydow died

Dreamwalker and exorcist

The Swedish actor Max von Sydow, who became famous with the films of Ingmar Bergman and was also indispensable in Hollywood, has died.

The two of them stand rigidly at the memorial service, the little boy and the old admiral. The boy lost his father in the accident of the Russian Kursk submarine, which none of the crew survived. The admiral wanted to honor and comfort the children and women of the dead – he had resisted for many days to accept Western aid for the rescue of those trapped underwater in their submarine. The boy stands there silent and refuses to take the old man’s offered hand. The refused handshake has now become one of the strongest gestures.

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