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Music Icon and Business Mogul Master P Named the “I Am Hip Hop” Award Recipient at The 2020 BET “Hip Hop Awards”

2 Chainz, Big Sean, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, City Girls, Gucci Mane, Jhenè Aiko, Lil Baby, Mulatto, Quavo, Tobe Nwigwe and Ty Dolla $ign Confirmed as Performers

Comedians 85 South (Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly and Chico Bean) to Host the 15th Annual BET Hip Hop Awards Premiering Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 9PM ET/PT on BET Networks

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Hip Hop’s biggest night returns with new hosts, a superstar lineup of performers and a legendary, music icon at the 2020 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS.” Today BET announces rapper, actor, producer, philanthropist and founder of the iconic hip hop label No Limit Records, Master P, as the recipient of the 2020 “I Am Hip Hop” Award. Additionally, comedians, actors, hosts of the “85 South

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Music Icon and Business Mogul Master P Named the “I Am Hip Hop” Award Recipient at The 2020 BET “Hip Hop Awards”

2 Chainz, Big Sean, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, City Girls, Gucci Mane, Jhenè Aiko, Lil Baby, Mulatto, Quavo, Tobe Nwigwe and Ty Dolla $ign Confirmed as Performers

Comedians 85 South (Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly and Chico Bean) to Host the 15th Annual BET Hip Hop Awards Premiering Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 9PM ET/PT on BET Networks

#HipHopAwards

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To Request Media Access for the 2020 BET “Hip Hop Awards” Virtual Press Opportunities:
https://forms.gle/PKpsRYWMYPQVdRts8

Hip Hop’s biggest night returns with new hosts, a superstar lineup of performers and a legendary, music icon at the 2020 BET “HIP HOP AWARDS.” Today BET announces rapper, actor, producer, philanthropist and founder of the iconic hip hop label No Limit Records, Master P, as the recipient of the 2020 “I Am Hip Hop” Award. Additionally, comedians, actors, hosts of the “85 South Show” podcast and stars of “Wild N’ Out” –

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Hard-hit Peru’s costly bet on cheap COVID-19 antibody tests

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FILE – In this April 15, 2020 file photo, a healthcare worker testing for the new coronavirus monitors the results of antibody tests, inside a home in Lima, Peru. Peru imported millions of COVID-9 antibody tests to detect infections, even though they are not designed to identify active cases. Some have been banned from distribution in the United States after being found faulty.

AP

In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the harried health officials of Peru faced a quandary. They knew molecular tests for COVID-19 were the best option to detect the virus – yet they didn’t have the labs, the supplies, or the technicians to make them work.

But there was a cheaper alternative — antibody tests, mostly from China, that were flooding the market at a fraction of the price and could deliver a positive or negative result within minutes of a

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Peru bet on cheap COVID antibody tests; it didn’t go well

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FILE – In this April 15, 2020 file photo, a healthcare worker testing for the new coronavirus monitors the results of antibody tests, inside a home in Lima, Peru. Peru imported millions of COVID-9 antibody tests to detect infections, even though they are not designed to identify active cases. Some have been banned from distribution in the United States after being found faulty.

AP

In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the harried health officials of Peru faced a quandary. They knew molecular tests for COVID-19 were the best option to detect the virus – yet they didn’t have the labs, the supplies, or the technicians to make them work.

But there was a cheaper alternative — antibody tests, mostly from China, that were flooding the market at a fraction of the price and could deliver a positive or negative result within minutes of a

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Hedge Funds Make Pandemic Bet on Insurance | Investing News

By Maiya Keidan and Carolyn Cohn

LONDON (Reuters) – Five years after London-based hedge fund Toscafund ditched the shares it held in insurance companies, the $3.5 billion firm and its peers are flocking back, drawn by sharp premium increases which are lifting the sector’s post-coronavirus prospects.

Insurers faced a surge in claims spanning trade credit to event cancellations as a result of the pandemic. Some have pulled out of unprofitable lines of business but for those who remain, the crisis has led to a steep rise in premiums, or a so-called “hardening” of the market, typical after a period of heavy losses.

Commercial insurance rates https://tmsnrt.rs/3nuB046 rose 19% year-on-year in the April-June quarter, says Marsh, the world’s largest insurance broker, the most since the firm started compiling data in 2012.

(Graphic: Global commercial insurance premiums (% change) – https://graphics.reuters.com/HEALTH-CORONVIRUS/INSURANCE/xegpbjdeypq/chart.png)

Insurance was a successful part of Toscafund’s portfolios after 2012 as

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Barron’s Stock Pick: Equipment Maker Terex Is a Cheap Bet on an Economic Recovery

Investors betting on a cyclical recovery in the global economy would love to be able to cherry-pick industrial companies.

That would be

Terex

(ticker: TEX), a manufacturer of equipment used in construction, mining, maintenance, and other industries. It is a small-cap industrial with a strong balance sheet and the potential for profit growth. And its stock is cheap.

If you know the name Terex, it may be because of its cranes. Businesses including cranes accounted for half of the company’s sales in 2015. But those divisions had operating profits of 4% or less that year. So the following year, a new CEO, John Garrison, set about slimming down Terex’s portfolio.

“We developed a strategy predicated on focus, simplifying, and executing to win,” Garrison tells Barron’s.

What’s left is a company that is leaner and potentially more profitable through economic cycles.

Today’s Terex comprises two main segments. The larger one

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L.A. Unified’s high-stakes bet that untested start-up can run its coronavirus testing program

L.A. schools Supt. Austin Beutner, left, takes a COVID-19 nose swab test at Harry Bridges Span School in Wilmington. It was one of more than 2 million tests to be processed by SummerBio, a start-up with a $48.9-million contract with the district. <span class="copyright">(Gabriella Angotti-Jones / Los Angeles Times)</span>
L.A. schools Supt. Austin Beutner, left, takes a COVID-19 nose swab test at Harry Bridges Span School in Wilmington. It was one of more than 2 million tests to be processed by SummerBio, a start-up with a $48.9-million contract with the district. (Gabriella Angotti-Jones / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles schools Supt. Austin Beutner had a problem. He was firm in his stance that reopening schools safely during the COVID-19 pandemic would depend on rapid, extensive coronavirus testing. But but no city, county or state program was available to provide or pay for it at the scale he thinks is needed in the nation’s second-largest school district.

So he turned to a former business partner, Sky Dayton, who helped him put together an audacious plan: The Los Angeles Unified School District would carry out its own testing, the largest such school district-led initiative in the country.

Beutner approved a $48.9-million

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Looking For Top Online Casino Stocks To Bet On? 3 Names To Know

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Sep 28, 2020 (StockMarket.com via COMTEX) —
Top Online Casino Stocks To Watch As We Enter Into The Final Quarter Of 2020

Casino stocks have taken a beating as the coronavirus crisis raged globally. But could now be an ideal time to place your bets on online casino stocks? Or is it too late? Perhaps you are perplexed as to why we are looking at a battered industry. Well, there are a few reasons for that. First, the National Football League (NFL) season has returned in recent weeks.

Second, more physical casino operators have succumbed to pressure to embrace online sports betting in the bid to stay afloat amid the pandemic. It doesn’t take an expert to know that online casinos are making record profits. After all, all physical casinos had to shut during the pandemic. As

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Landcadia Holdings Stock Is a Strong Bet on Online Gambling

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In the recovery following the onset of the novel coronavirus, interest in the online gambling market has been skyrocketing. Not everyone will recognize special purpose acquisition company Landcadia Holdings (NASDAQ:LCA) or LCA stock. Yet, these are important to know if you are serious about taking a position in the emerging e-gaming industry.

Image of a laptop surrounded by gambling paraphernalia.

SPACs are not necessarily the most exciting companies by themselves. What creates the buzz is their mergers with potentially lucrative companies in red-hot market niches. Landcadia fits the bill as it is combining with a major player in online gaming.

Granted, there are other names in online gambling which you can invest in. Yet, those could represent crowded trades, meaning that the bulls may have already bid those stocks up too aggressively. It does not feel like LCA stock has had a bull stampede yet, but

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Oil scores partial rebound as traders bet on a second weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies

Oil settled higher on Tuesday, finding support from expectations for a second weekly decline in U.S. crude supplies.

Prices scored a partial rebound from the sharp decline in oil seen a day earlier, when the rise of COVID-19 cases and potential for renewed activity restrictions in Europe fed a global equity selloff.

Tuesday’s oil-price rise was modest. Energy traders struggled “to assess the uncertainty with U.S. production as we approach the last two months of hurricane season [and] how bad the demand outlook will get following the winter wave of the coronavirus,” as Libyan oil production slowly bounces back, said Edward Moya, senior market analyst at Oanda.

West Texas Intermediate crude for October delivery
CLV20,
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CL.1,
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on the New York Mercantile Exchange edged up by 29 cents, or 0.7%, to settle at $39.60 a barrel after a decline of 4.3% on Monday. The contract expired at the day’s

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