January 28, 2020 — The spread of a new coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China, has been raising concerns about its rising human health impact, and sending shivers through financial markets in recent days as investors try to assess its impact on growth and markets. Since the first identified case of coronavirus was made public on December 8, 2019, the pace of infection has picked up rapidly, with just over 4,500 cases now reported (nearly doubling overnight), and 106 reported deaths so far.
Chief Wealth Strategist Alvina Lo shares her insights in a conversation with the Trusted Counsel on the intricacies of selling a business. She shares how many entrepreneurs and business leaders tend to put off thinking about selling their businesses, and what will happen to their assets without them, until it’s too late. The results of not planning are often felt by families as well as business partners.
The role of renewables continues to grow in the new decade.The power sector, especially renewables, continues to dominate North American infrastructure.Additional research into environmental impact has put a temporary halt on many offshore wind projects.Corporates are directly entering into power purchase agreements (PPAs) with renewable energy providers because they find that it is cheaper than buying through a utility.