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Wednesday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Wednesday’s business headlines.

TikTok

TikTok creators hoping to boost their visibilty are paying for verification on the app.

The current market rate, according to creators, is about $1,000.

One Canadian creator, who requested anonymity, described paying a public-relations professional for the blue tick, saying it was faster than waiting for the official process.

Hiring

It’s a good time of year to refresh your resume, especially if you plan on taking advantage of the new year hiring spree.

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There are more jobs posted in January than any other month, job listings typically increase by about 15% from December to January, and hiring in January also rises by about 30%, according to CNBC.

Top Resume says the best resumes present a compelling career narrative, strike a visual balance and illustrate a candidate’s value.

Bank of America

Bank of America’s CEO urges Congress to help industries hit hardest by COVID-19.

Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan spoke at a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce event.

He says a stimulus package should focus on business and workers in the restaurant, hospitality and other industries that require face-to-face interaction.

COVID nasal spray

Auris Medical soared as high as 480% on news that its nasal spray could protect against the coronavirus.

The clinical-stage company tested its spray on human nasal cells in a lab and found that cells treated right before inoculation of the coronavirus had effective protection.

The amount of virus was 90% lower 48 hours after infection than that observed in controls and 72 hours after infection, the virus was 99.2% lower.

Auris would do additional tests and look to submit to regulatory applications in 2021.

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