Pandemic abortion bans threaten women’s health and equity

As Americans experience their third month of the coronavirus pandemic, access to abortion currently remains limited in at least 11 states, including Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia, according to a recent opinion piece from the Guttmacher Institute. the commentary, published in the …

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Investors are abandoning stocks for debt markets

New York Stock Exchange. Photo: Michael Nagle / Xinhua via Getty Global investors put more money in debt funds rather than equity funds in October amid heightened fears ahead of the US presidential election, data from fund database Refinitiv shows. Lipper. The study showed that global debt funds received an …

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Don’t Give Up on Debt Mutual Funds, They Are Important

By Avnish Jain Debt mutual funds were safe – or everyone thought they were until the IL&FS episode. Suddenly, debt funds started gaining notoriety as downgrades or defaults hit them with regularity in a slowing economy, before falling into the clutches of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. Cracks have …

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