What market crash? Here are 2 FTSE 100 shares I believe may continue to be successful in July

first_img Image source: Getty Images. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Enter Your Email Address Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. tezcang has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. What a volatile six months it has been in broader markets. Following the bull market of January and February, the coronavirus that initially affected China became a global pandemic. As countries went into lockdowns, panic hit the markets. Yet after the market lows in March, many FTSE 100 shares had stellar run-ups in price.Not every FTSE 100 stock has recovered fully, but there are several shares that are up considerably in 2020. It has now become a stock-pickers market. Those investors who concentrate on the new post-Covid-19 economy are likely to continue doing well in the second half of the year. Therefore, I’d like to discuss two FTSE 100 shares that are up in 2020. I believe they still deserve to be on your radar.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Highest market capitalisation in the FTSE 100My first choice for today is pharma giant AstraZeneca (LSE: AZN), whose shares are up 13% year-to-date (YTD). The group is now the UK’s biggest company by market capitalisation. It’s worth over £111bn. Before the market crash, oil major Royal Dutch Shell was heading the list. But the downturn has pushed the share price down by over 43% so far in the year. And the company is now number eight on the list. What a change of fortunes.AZN shares have been buoyed in part by pharmaceutical companies’ relative safety amid the health and economic effects of the pandemic. Investors are also ready to pay a premium for its portfolio of drugs. That may be why the stock price has almost doubled in the past five years. In July 2016, it was around 4,280p. Now it is hovering at 8,460p.The group concentrates on several major disease areas, including cancer, cardiovascular, diabetes, gastrointestinal, infection, inflammation and respiratory. A wide range of pharma companies are currently racing to develop a vaccine against Covid-19 and AZN is one of the forerunners. In mid-June the pharma giant announced that (assuming a vaccine works) it would “supply Europe with up to 400 million doses of Oxford University’s vaccine at no profit.”As a result, the share price has been reacting extremely well. If AZN shares had been your only portfolio holding, you might not have thought that there has been a market crash in 2020. Shareholders also enjoy a current dividend yield of 2.65%. Consumer rulesThe second stock I want to highlight is consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser (LSE: RB). This year, RB shares are up over 21%.I expect the volatility in the markets to continue in the coming weeks. Another market crash could also happen. Therefore I’d make defensive stocks part of any long-term portfolio. Analysts regard consumer staples companies as defensive. People continue to buy household items, cleaning products, and other essentials such as personal hygiene products, even when their salaries are shrinking. And the potential second wave of the viral outbreak means everyone must pay more attention to basic hygiene than before.On 30 April, the group also released Q1 results and reported record quarterly sales growth. The robust results were led by increased demand for many of its hygiene products, such as Dettol and Lysol, and health products like Mucinex, Nurofen, and VMS.Reckitt Benckiser’s current dividend yield stands at 2.6%. The shares are expected to go ex-dividend in August. The FTSE 100 group feels to me like a must-have if you want a consumer-defensive company in your portfolio. Tezcan Gecgil, PhD | Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 | More on: AZN RKT See all posts by Tezcan Gecgil, PhDcenter_img Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. What market crash? Here are 2 FTSE 100 shares I believe may continue to be successful in July I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shareslast_img read more

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2 Caltech Grad Students Named Schmidt Science Fellows

first_img faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * HerbeautyThis Is What Happens To Your Face After DermaplaningHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRub This All Over Your Body And He’s Guaranteed To Swoon Over YouHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeauty 2021 Schmidt Science Fellows Courtesy: Schmidtsciencefellows.orgTwo graduate students from Caltech are among 28 young scientists around the world named Schmidt Science Fellows, the organization announced Thursday.As part of the fellowship’s fourth cohort, Shashank Gandhi and Manuel Razo-Mejia will join 56 others across the globe who are already part of the program, which is administered by Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, Schmidt Science Fellows said in a written statement.The fellowship seeks out “early-career scientists committed to harnessing interdisciplinary science to make a positive difference in the world,” according to the statement. It was formed in 2017.“The 2021 Fellows will each undertake an interdisciplinary pivot in their research, focusing on areas such as preventing future pandemics, creating sustainable energy systems, improving water and food security, developing more personalized and equitable healthcare and understanding and mitigating the climate crisis,” the statement said.Schmidt Futures said the company was committed to continuing the program for at least another five years. It’s part of a $1 billion philanthropic campaign made by Schmidt Futures co-founders Eric and Wendy Schmidt.“At Schmidt Futures, we believe the key to a better future is investing in talented people, connecting them in a network, and giving them the resources to do more together than they could ever do alone, according to Eric Schmidt, who is also a former Google CEO.“Schmidt Science Fellows was our first initiative, and the work of the Fellows speaks for itself — especially as we saw so many of our current Fellows pivot their research to tackle the coronavirus pandemic,” he added. “I’m eager to witness how these Fellows continue to push the conventional boundaries of science in the years ahead.”The program seeks to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges by “ bringing together brilliant people across disciplines,” said Wendy Schmidt, who also serves as president of The Schmidt Family Foundation.“We could not be prouder of the Fellows, who have already improved cancer diagnostics, advanced the way new drug therapies are delivered, and brought life-saving, Covid-fighting technologies to people around the globe,” she said. “We can’t wait to see what the 2021 cohort will accomplish.”More information on the Schmidt Science Fellows can be found online at schmidtsciencefellows.org/news/learn-more-about-our-2021-fellows. Community News Top of the News 34 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Business News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribecenter_img STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday More Cool Stuff Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Science and Technology 2 Caltech Grad Students Named Schmidt Science Fellows STAFF REPORT Published on Thursday, June 3, 2021 | 2:52 pm Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Readers needed for Bible marathon

first_img Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Dunn said volunteers are also need to be at the site in support of the readers.“We have a group of men who volunteer during the late night and early morning hours,” he said. “The Troy Police Department also has a presence on the square during those times. So, it’s a safe environment for the readers, for those who come to listen and for those who volunteer.”The scripture reading of the 2015 Bible Reading Marathon will begin at 6 p.m. but the event will kickoff at 4 p.m. with music by the Troy University Praise Band, the Lighthouse Singers and Beauty for Ashes.“At 5:30, we will have the prayer walk around town and, as we walk, we’ll pray for our nation and our leaders,” Dunn said. “Then at 6 p.m., the Bible Reading Marathon will begin.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Published 3:00 am Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Book Nook to reopen The 2015 Pike County Bible Reading Marathon will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 3 on the square in downtown Troy and will conclude at noon on May 7, the National Day of Prayer.Donnie Dunn, Evangelism director for the Salem-Troy Baptist Association, which sponsors the annual Bible Reading Marathon, said the mission of the 91-hour event is to watch over God’s word and to share it with the belief that it won’t return fruitless but will accomplish His divine purpose.“The Bible Reading Marathon is open to all who believe in God and trust in Him,” Dunn said. “The Bible Reading Marathon is non-denominational. People of all ages are invited to come and read, — individuals, church groups, clubs, schools, — anyone who wants to be a part of sharing God’s word.”center_img By Jaine Treadwell Ninety-one hours later, at noon on Thursday, May 7, the 2015 Bible Reading Marathon will concluded on the square in downtown Troy as Americans everywhere honor God and recognize the power of prayer on the National Day of Prayer.“James Harris, Baptist Convention Board member, will be the guest speaker for the prayer service.” Dunn said.“He was the guest speaker at last year’s prayer service and his words were uplifting, inspiring and thought-provoking.”Dunn said everyone is invited to be a part of the Bible Reading Marathon as a reader, a volunteer or by just coming to sit and listen.To sign up for a reading timeslot, call 334-566-1538 or visit the Salem-Troy Baptist Association at 317 Ray Ave. Latest Stories Email the author By Secrets Revealed Next UpThe Bible Reading Marathon will begin with Genesis I:1 and officially conclude with Revelation 22:21. However, Dunn said the Bible is usually read in its entirety with time to spare but the reading continues beginning with the Gospel according to Matthew in the New Testament.Dunn said readers are asked to read for 15 minutes but many choose to read longer or at several different times.“Reading in 15-minute increments, we need a total of 600 readers or 600 commitments,” Dunn said. “The daytime and early evening slots fill up much quicker than the early morning and late night hours but right now we have slots available throughout the day and night.” You Might Like Woman moved home to care for her mother Messenger Photo/Ngoc VoArmestine Graham with her grandchildren Nora Mullins, 11, and Christian Mullins, 8, at the Troy Parks and Recreation… read more Print Article Readers needed for Bible marathonlast_img read more

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Batesville School Sports Schedule Changes Updates

first_imgBatesville High School.Boys Soccer –  ADD JV Boys Soccer vs East Central on Thursday (9-26) with a 5:30 start at Batesville.Batesville Middle SchoolBoys Basketball –  Change of date vs St. Louis – New date Monday (12-9).  Still at St. Louis with a 6:00 pm start.Submitted by Batesville AD Mark Ferguson.last_img

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Twisters And Eagles Split Baseball Doubleheader

first_imgOA at JCD Baseball DH (4-12).Game 1.OA          010 010 0              2   5   1JCD         000 050 x              5   2   0OA Hitting-Nick Bischoff 1-4, rbi; Corey Schuman 1-2, run, bb; Jacob Kessens 0-2, rbi; Tanner Alley 1-1; Tyler Hesselbrock 1-1, run, bb, hbp;and Bryce Ahaus  0-2, bb.OA Pitching-Jacob Kessens 4.2 IP, 4 runs, 0 earned, 0 hits, 4 k, 6 bb  Loss; Tyler Hogg  1.1 IP, 1 earned run, 2 hits, 1 k, 0 bb  wild pitch.Game 2.OA          301 412 0              11   11   4JCD         152 000 0              8    11    3OA Hitting-Nick Bischoff 0-4, run, 2 bb; Matty Hurm 1-4, run, bb, rbi, sb; Josh Kinker 3-4, 2 runs, rbi; Corey Schuman 2-5, run, rbi, reached on E twice; Drew Kloepfer 2-5, 2 runs, reached on E; Jacob Kessens 0-1, 3 bb, hbp, rbi;  Aaron Huber  run; Tanner Alley 1-3, 2 rbi, hbp, bb; Chase Hogg  run; Tyler Hesselbrock 0-3, run, 2 bb, rbi;  andBryce Ahaus 1-3, run, 2 rbi, double, 2bb, sb.OA Pitching-Corey Schuman 4 IP, 8 runs, 3 earned, 9 hits, 0 k, 2 bb, wild pitch, Win; Tyler Hogg 3 IP, 0 runs, 2 hits, 1 k, 2 bb  save.Varsity Record: 1-2Next Game: 4/19/14 vs. S. Dearborn at Union County Invite.Submitted by OA Coach Doug Behlmer.last_img read more

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