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Brian Contreras represents the worst fears of the lucrative business travel industry.

A partner account executive at a U.S. tech firm, Contreras was used to traveling frequently for his company. But nine months into the coronavirus pandemic, he and thousands of others are working from home and dialing into video conferences instead of boarding planes.

Contreras manages his North American accounts from Sacramento, California and doesn’t expect to travel for work until the middle of next year. Even then, he’s not sure how much he will need to.

“Maybe it’s just the acceptance of the new normal. I have all of the resources necessary to be on the calls, all of the communicative devices to make sure I can do my job,” he said. “There’s an element of of face-to-face that’s necessary, but I would be OK without it.”

That trend could spell big trouble for hotels, airlines, convention centers

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Brian Contreras represents the worst fears of the lucrative business travel industry.

A partner account executive at a U.S. tech firm, Contreras was used to traveling frequently for his company. But nine months into the pandemic, he and thousands of others are working from home and dialing into video conferences instead of boarding planes.

Contreras manages his North American accounts from Sacramento, California and doesn’t expect to travel for work until the middle of next year. Even then, he’s not sure how much he will need to.

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC RESHAPING AIR TRAVEL AS CARRIERS STRUGGLE

“Maybe it’s just the acceptance of the new normal. I have all of the resources necessary to be on the calls, all of the communicative devices to make sure I can

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(Bloomberg) — The coronavirus crisis, Brexit, climate change and the end of the Donald Trump-era will disrupt markets and challenge investors and policy makers heading into 2021.

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To help sort through the issues, Bloomberg is hosting the Future of Finance conference, a virtual event with leading figures from banking, insurance, regulatory agencies and central banks.

On Tuesday, Robert Kaplan, head of the Federal Reserve in Dallas, told the event that the resurgence of Covid-19 jeopardizes the next two quarters for the U.S. economy, which is poised to bounce back.

On Thursday, speakers include Felix Hufeld, head of Germany’s financial regulator BaFin, Austrian Finance Minister Gernot Bluemel and Erste Group CEO Bernd Spalt.

Key Developments on Wednesday:

Deutsche Bank’s Americas chief Christiana Riley said a wave of trading has been unleashed in recent days by vaccine news and clarity in the U.S. election Allianz CEO Oliver Baete said the

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BROOKLYN, Ohio — Over the past few years, Brooklyn has been purchasing and demolishing homes located on the eastern side of Tiedeman Road south of Interstate 480.

“We purchase properties as they come available and as owners want to sell,” Brooklyn Director of Economic Development Andi Udris said. “A couple of years ago, we were looking at property to develop in an industrial area, because we have so little of it.

“We came up with the program that basically was voluntary, where if property owners want to sell, the city would purchase at a fair-market value based upon an independent appraisal. We would buy the property and land bank them.

“We don’t have any specific development in mind at this time, because we don’t expect people to be selling the houses,” Udris said.

The economic development program, which as a byproduct provides an anti-blight effort, is tied to the fact

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Pune, Maharashtra, India, November 9 2020 (Wiredrelease) Data Bridge Market Research :Latest published market study on Global Automotive OTA Market Size, Share, Industry Report with + data Tables, Pie Chart, high level qualitative chapters Graphs is available now to provide complete assessment of the Market highlighting evolving trends, Measures taken up by players, current-to-future scenario analysis and growth factors validated with Viewpoints extracted via Industry experts and Consultants. Revenue for Automotive OTA Market has grown substantially over the sex years to 2020 as a result of strengthening macroeconomic conditions and healthier demand, however with current economic slowdown and Face-off with COVID-19 Industry Players are seeing Big Impact in operations and identifying ways to keep momentum. Automotive OTA Market estimates rely extensively on both the volume and value and due to slowdown price fluctuation in widening demand and supply gap.

Global Automotive OTA Market research report encompasses a methodical investigation of

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PURCHASE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mastercard has welcomed 10 fintechs from around the world to participate in its award-winning startup engagement program, Start Path, to scale the future of commerce. From bridging the digital divide to addressing the needs of the underbanked and beyond, Mastercard is helping fintechs accelerate the way they change the world.

Mastercard will work with these companies through a six-month program to co-innovate and uncover opportunities that leverage Mastercard’s technology, expertise and network to drive the future. Mastercard’s collaborative approach to innovation means investing in solutions that bring more people into the digital economy, instill trust, and secure every transaction and interaction.

With the accelerated shift to digital experiences and rapidly evolving consumer behaviors, COVID-19 has created an immediate need for innovative technology solutions, and partnership opportunities abound. In both developed and developing areas of the world, technology can be the difference between merely surviving and thriving.

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