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Coronavirus pandemic devastates sharing economy | Money Talks

on May 6, 2020

Airbnb is laying off 25 per cent of its workforce and trimming down its business as the coronavirus outbreak devastates demand. It’s a sharp change in fortunes for the company that was recently valued at $31 billion and planned an IPO this year. Social distancing is also affecting other sharing economy companies, and as Mobin Nasir reports, some of them may never recover. For more on this, Manhattan Venture Partners’ head of research Santosh Rao joined us from Princeton, New Jersey.

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Apple tops earnings and revenue estimates, but offers no forecast

on May 1, 2020

Head of Research at Manhattan Venture Partners Santosh Rao joins Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting Apple, after the tech giant declined to give a financial forecast.

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Amazon is being unfairly blamed for the retail industry’s woes: Analyst

on May 1, 2020

Head of Research at Manhattan Venture Partners Santosh Rao joins Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman to discuss Amazon’s outlook after CEO Jeff Bezos said the company plans to spend $4B in profits on expenses related to the coronavirus.

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Could the #COVID19 pandemic spell the end of the #sharing economy as we know it?

on April 29, 2020

Could the #COVID19 pandemic spell the end of the #sharing economy as we know it? @dee_bosa and Santosh Rao of Manhattan Venture Partners discuss challenges ahead with @KellyCNBC on @CNBCTheExchange

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“Sense of certainty” buoying the markets: analyst

on March 26, 2020

President Donald Trump’s hope to get companies reopened by Easter and the Fed’s supportive measures are giving the markets a “sense of certainty,” says Manhattan Venture Partners’ Santosh Rao.

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Trump proposes cash handouts for millions of Americans | Money Talks

on March 18, 2020

In the United States, President Donald Trump is pushing Congress to sign-off on a one-trillion- dollar stimulus package aimed at averting an economic crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak. As the death toll and number of cases rises, the impact of the pandemic is being felt by millions of Americans. In order to help those facing hardship, the Trump administration is proposing cash handouts to Americans as well as support for industry. Sally Ayhan reports. For more on this, Santosh Rao joins us from Princeton, New Jersey. He’s the head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners.

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