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Lilly King, Ryan Murphy snag silver medals in Tokyo Olympics swimming events

Lilly King, Ryan Murphy snag silver medals in Tokyo Olympics swimming events

Science
July 29 (UPI) -- U.S. swimmers took home a pair of silver medals and a bronze in four finals races at the Tokyo Aquatic Center in Japan on Thursday. Team USA swimmers Lilly King and Annie Lazor took home silver and bronze respectively in the women's 200-meter breaststroke on Thursday night as Tatjana Schoemaker won the event with a world record time of 2 minutes and 18.95 seconds. King turned in a strong start, leading for much of the race but faltered in the final stretch as she was overtaken by Schoemaker. Conversely, Lazor was in the middle of the pack for much of the race before pushing her way onto the medal stand, edging out 16-year-old Evegina Chikunova. The two Americans embraced a tearful Schoemaker at the conclusion of the race as they celebrated their medal finishes...

During Covid, some working mothers find a silver lining: more time with their children

Finance
By almost every measure, the coronavirus crisis has been devastating for working women.More women work on the front lines and are at a greater risk of contracting Covid-19, putting themselves and their families in jeopardy.They have reported increased anxiety and stress as a direct result of new work routines and concerns about job security. At the same time, they have borne the brunt of job losses or had to reduce their hours or take a leave from work in order to take on additional duties at home.  More from Personal Finance:School holidays are particularly challenging for working parentsA return to the office may be coming as vaccinations increasePandemic pushes millions from the labor forceAs women, particularly mothers, exit the workforce, they are also leaving...
How gold, silver performed during the week ending December 30, 2020

How gold, silver performed during the week ending December 30, 2020

Finance
The scope and attractiveness of alternative investments is increasing. Here’s a weekly tracker of returns from such investments. But don’t compare these with returns from traditional investments since the proportion and purpose of alternative investments is vastly different. Gold (995) (Rs) Weak US dollar has helped gold to recover the losses and end the week on a flat note near the Rs 50,000 per 10-gram mark. Silver (Rs) The short term outperformance of silver continues on industrial demand and it ended the week with a gain of 2%. Platinum ($ /troy ounce) Industrial demand has helped platinum to gain 4.26% during the past week. The metal has hit a new 52 week high now. WTI Crude ($ /barrel) Crude oil prices remained flat because the fear of production increase by Opec+ in January neutra...
How gold, silver performed during the week ending October 15, 2020

How gold, silver performed during the week ending October 15, 2020

Finance
The scope and attractiveness of alternative investments is increasing. Here’s a weekly tracker of returns from such investments. But don’t compare these with returns from traditional investments since the proportion and purpose of alternative investments is vastly different. 1. Gold (995) (Rs) Gold gave up early gains and ended flat because the chance of inflation spiralling in the US was dampened by a second wave of coronavirus in Europe. 2. Silver (Rs) Silver moved along with gold and ended the week at previous week's levels. 3. WTI Crude ($ /barrel) Increased Chinese crude oil buying was neutralised by weak demand from European countries and crude also ended the week flat. 4. Wine (Rs) You can also make money by investing in wine and the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index from Bloomberg. It ...