Coronavirus fears have taken the stock markets on a wild ride after weekend news of more cases of the virus confirmed outside of China. WGCU’s Julie Glenn talked with FGCU professor of finance Dr. Thomas Smythe about the health problem that has become a major economic issue. He says he knew there’d be market volatility before the week even started. Here is a transcript of that conversation:
Conductor, composer, arranger and musical visionary Steven Hackman returns to the Southwest Florida Symphony for the third consecutive year to lead the orchestra in a performance of his “ Mashupalooza: A Stereo Hideout Production .” Hackman is best known for his innovative works of classical-pop fusion blending orchestral compositions with the music of popular contemporary artists.
Updated at 10:17 p.m. ET Hours after the White House rejected the idea of appointing a coronavirus czar, President Trump on Wednesday put Vice President Pence in charge of the administration's response to the disease. "We're doing really well, and Mike is going to be in charge," Trump said, noting that Pence's experience as governor of Indiana made him adept at working with state and local health authorities. "This is not a czar," the president later added. The president's remarks came as the...