In what will perhaps go down as the toughest period in India’s aviation history, the country’s two listed airlines, Indigo Airlines and SpiceJet, posted huge losses in the June 2020 quarter. IndiGo’s consolidated loss of ₹2,844 crore was its highest ever, while SpiceJet’s consolidated loss of ₹601 crore was among the largest it has posted so far. This is in stark contrast to the profits of ₹1,203 crore posted by IndiGo and ₹263 crore by SpiceJet in the year-ago period. SpiceJet reported its Q1 numbers on September 15 while IndiGo declared its Q1 numbers on July 29.

SpiceJet’s losses in the June quarter would have been higher by ₹141 crore, had it not accounted for ‘other income’ towards claims of reimbursement from Boeing for the grounding of its MAX aircraft.

The spread of Covid-19 and the consequent lockdown on flights meant that both SpiceJet and IndiGo flew passengers for just

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Stocks have rocketed higher recently, erasing most of the massive losses seen during the coronavirus market crash earlier this year. In fact, the S&P 500 is actually up about 5% year to date. While this bull market resurgence has been good for investors’ portfolios, there’s always a possibility of another market crash around the corner.

Indeed, many investors may have some specific concerns on their mind, including uncertainties surrounding the election, the possibility of a bigger wave of COVID-19 cases during the cold and flu season, increasing national debt levels, or simply a stock market correction after a sharp run higher. Any of these factors has the potential to morph into a bearish trigger for the market, potentially leading to a stock market crash.

If you are concerned about a potential market crash and want to invest in companies that can easily endure extended periods of economic weakness, consider investing

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Is there another market crash ahead? Well, it’s safe to say that September has been rocky, with the S&P 500 dipping 4.3%. As coronavirus outbreaks continue around the globe, businesses are feeling the weight of consumer and investor uncertainty. The Nov. 3 presidential election had added new “what-ifs” to the fall; and we all know that the market doesn’t like uncertainty.

It’s impossible to predict whether the coronavirus crisis will push markets into a true second crash. But investors can still prepare. If you have $10,000 (or even less) to invest, here are three healthcare companies that can protect your portfolio during the worst of times. Why? Each of these giants have product approvals on the horizons and can show evidence of existing revenue growth. They also quickly recovered from the March market crash. Those are good signs for rough times ahead.

Technician wearing a white coat and glove organizes vials of drug components over a machine.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden hold the first of three debates Tuesday night ahead of the Nov. 3 election, and the economy is expected to be a key topic.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the tarmac as he arrives on campaign travel at Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base in Marrietta, Georgia, U.S., September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/

At issue: What did Trump accomplish for the economy in three tumultuous years of trade wars and tax cuts? How much blame should he bear for the mass layoffs and slump triggered by the coronavirus pandemic? Can Biden convince voters he will be a better steward of the world’s largest economy?

Before March, Trump had a clear argument for reelection. Record-low unemployment and rising wages were helping the less well-off, while a record stock market buoyed richer Americans.

Even at that point, however,

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(Reuters) – Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi said his crash at the Catalunya Grand Prix on Sunday was a “great shame” after he missed out on the opportunity to claim his 200th podium finish.

In his 350th MotoGP start, Rossi began on the front row for the first time this season and he had moved up to second place chasing race leader Fabio Quartararo when he lost control at turn two and crashed for the second time in as many races.

“It’s a great shame, two mistakes in a row,” Rossi, 41, said. “This weekend was very different, because I was always competitive. I was good on the bike, I rode well, and I also improved practice by practice.

“Today I was at the limit, because I was behind Fabio and I didn’t want to lose a lot, I wanted to stay with him. On the left is always dangerous, especially with

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Authorities say thieves stole a business jet from an airport in central Mexico, flew it to Venezuela, loaded it with drugs and then crashed the plane in Guatemala

Prosecutors in Guatemala said a total of four bodies were found around the site where the BAE 125 jet crashed and burned Wednesday.

The dead could not be immediately identified, but drugs and weapons were found in the burned wreckage of the craft, which authorities referred to as a Hawker 800.

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Large trucks can be dangerous on the road because they can weigh 20-30 times as much as passenger vehicles, so crashes with them are often particularly deadly.  In the United States, collisions involving large trucks have risen by nearly a third since hitting an all-time low in 2009, killing 4,136 people — 119 from rear-ending passenger vehicles —in 2018.

But there is good news. Large trucks with forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems are much less likely to rear-end another vehicle, and equipping them with the technology could eliminate more than two out of five of those crashes. 

Those are the highlights of new research released earlier this month

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Bored from my routine job, I got excited to start out freelancing. I signed up Odesk (now Upwork), created my job profile and got down bidding on the jobs.

After struggling for a week, I finally had my first writing job –a 1000 words long blog article. I rushed to create a word file on my desktop and began surfing websites to collect information on the given topic. I created another word file to stack some blog writing tips.

Out of excitement, I submitted my first ever project, blog article to the buyer. Say it my luck or effort, soon I won a few more projects. This time, I created a folder in D drive and began throwing files there — Word, Excel, PowerPoint, costings, pictures, PDFs, and whatever I created during the projects.

A couple of months past, my freelancing work was scaling.

As my online venture headed, I

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* Captain Ri (played by actor Hyu Bin) in the show Crash Landing on You makes ramen noodles from scratch

* Kimchi making, as shown in the Korean drama, is an important community activity in North Korean villages

* Bean sprouts soup and dried pollack soup are shown as hangover cures

Imagine this: You are in enemy territory (given the current state of foreign affairs, you have plenty of options to choose from). You are hiding in the village home of a kind-hearted army captain who, for some inexplicable reason, doesn’t want to hand you over to the State Security Department. And, while you complain about the lack of hot running water and scented candles in the rural abode, your host makes you a bowl of ramen noodles from scratch. He garnishes the soupy broth with a fluffy omelette cut into rolls, radish and chillies, and serves it with a

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  • Goldman Sachs said Wall Street’s most popular fear gauge is flashing a warning sign not seen since the bursting of the dot-com bubble in 2000.
  • Normally, when the stock market rises, volatility tends to subside. But Goldman said this pattern has been upended, as both the S&P 500 and the VIX index have currently hit record peaks in correlation to each other.
  • Strong volatility in tech stocks and investor concerns over the US election results are key factors pushing the volatility index higher, analysts wrote in a note dated September 3.
  • “US equity markets have shown a strong ‘vol up, spot up’ pattern driven by single stock markets but influencing the VIX,” they said.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Goldman Sachs said Wall Street’s top fear gauge is flashing a warning signal not seen in about two decades since the dot-com

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