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Trader Digest: Coronavirus Infiltrates the White House

This Week in Trader Digest the biggest news surrounds the impact of Donald Trump's positive test for Covid-19. Meanwhile, JP Morgan faces the biggest settlement in history, how best to invest for Brexit and this generation of students could be suffering more than we think...

WHAT WE’RE READING

Covid and Trump: The president's healthcare v the average American's
‘This was a man with a helicopter, a large medical team and experimental drug treatments at his disposal. How does the picture change for Americans with Covid-19 who do not reside at the White House?’ BBC NEWS

How One Piece of Hardware Took Down a $6 Trillion Stock Market
‘At 7:04 a.m. on an autumn Thursday in Tokyo, the stewards of the world’s third-largest equity market realized they had a problem.’ BLOOMBERG

Japan’s Lost Generation Is Still Jobless and Living with Their Parents
‘The doors open only once. That’s how people often describe Japan’s hidebound hiring system, in which college students have their best shot at landing a coveted salaried position in the year approaching graduation.’ BLOOMBERG

The Students Left Behind by Remote Learning
‘Has a desire to keep the coronavirus out of schools put children’s long-term well-being at stake?’ PROPUBLICA

JPMorgan to pay $920m in largest-ever spoofing settlement
‘Bank admits it manipulated precious metals and Treasuries markets for eight years’ FINANCIAL TIMES

Susquehanna: How a wealthy Philly trading firm got into TikTok early and could make $15 billion
‘Susquehanna International Group, the secretive shop of options masters based in Bala Cynwyd, trades fast and large. But it can also be a patient investor.’ THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

How best to invest for Brexit
‘As we enter crunch time for trade talks between the UK and its largest trading partner, the EU, it is worth taking stock of your investments and considering how markets might be affected when the transition period ends.’ FINANCIAL TIMES

WHAT WE'RE LISTENING TO

The Ugly Side of the Modelling Industry
‘When the model Emily Ratajkowski recently wrote an essay detailing the ways she has felt exploited by the modelling industry, readers were shocked.’ THE GUARDIAN

WHAT WE'RE WATCHING

American Murderer: The Family Next Door
‘Using raw, firsthand footage, this documentary examines the disappearance of Shanann Watts and her children, and the terrible events that followed.’ NETFLIX