Scammers take advantage of COVID-19 fears with calls, texts, emails

Scammers take advantage of COVID-19 fears with calls, texts, emails

When Windsor resident Jo-Ann Robinson received a text message from the Canadian Red Cross claiming to offer free face masks, she immediately knew to be wary.  Rather than clicking on the link included in the message or responding to the message itself, Robinson reached out to her daughter-in-law, who also expressed skepticism about the message.  “I […]

Oil plunge, coronavirus fears prompt panic selling on stock markets

Oil plunge, coronavirus fears prompt panic selling on stock markets

The TSX had its worst day in decades on Monday as plunging oil prices caused investors already spooked by coronavirus to sell off just about everything. North American stock markets sold off heavily throughout the day, which had began with circuit breakers designed to slow down panic selling kicking in within minutes of opening Monday. The NYSE, Nasdaq […]