ArchiveBusiness 1-25-21Herb Scribner·January 25, 2021· Share China surpasses U.S. as largest recipient of foreign direct investment during Covid pandemic (CNBC) – Overall, the UN report found that foreign direct investment tanked globally, as the Covid-19 pandemic brought countries large and small to virtual stand-stills. Foreign companies are giving up on the United States and betting big on China, report says (CNN) – 2020 marked the first year in history that foreign direct investment (FDI) in China overtook that of the US, according to the UN. FDI has also skyrocketed in India. Despite COVID-19, Amazon requests in-person unionizing vote for ‘valid, fair and successful election’ (USA Today) Amazon is asking the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to direct warehouse workers to cast unionizing votes in-person, rather than by mail. Wall Street analysts expect Apple to set a new milestone by topping $100 billion in holiday quarter sales (Business Insider) The consensus estimate is $102.76 billion in sales for the quarter ended December 31, with $110 billion as the highest estimate.