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7 Big Data Stocks Fighting Coronavirus On and Off the Charts

Investor Place – With the rout in the stock market, investors are looking for things that will bounce back quickly. One obvious place to go looking is in the big data stocks. Coming into 2020, these companies were delivering stellar results. And now, the coronavirus serves as a potential catalyst to help them recover quickly.





Seeing Green: iQ’s First-Place Finisher Innovates Lawn Care, Wins $15k

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A lush green lawn may be the envy of every suburban neighborhood, but many homeowners find it too expensive to hire a lawn service, and too difficult to maintain it properly on their own.Continue Reading


UConn Students Take Third-Place Trophy in International Negotiation Challenge

Congratulations to our 3rd place negotiation tem: Sydney Geer (top left), Katherine McKeon (top middle ), and Robert Eagan (bottom middle) (Contributed Photo)
Congratulations to our 3rd place negotiation tem: Sydney Geer (top left), Katherine McKeon (top middle ), and Robert Eagan (bottom middle) (Contributed Photo)

The COVID-19 pandemic prevented a team of business and law students from traveling to Barcelona, but not from finishing in the Top Three in a prestigious, international negotiation competition.Continue Reading





State can’t print money, but it can guide economic rise from pandemic

Hartford Business Journal – While Gov. Ned Lamont was watching his emergency business loan program max out in two days last week, administration officials were reminding disconsolate companies here that hundreds of billions of dollars in federal aid to small businesses remain to be tapped.