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To: Don Green who wrote (28044)10/19/2021 11:18:48 AM
From: Les H
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It's because Trump and his followers repeatedly refer to Covid-19 as Kung Flu. It doesn't matter whether it came from a lab or the exotic animal trade. It looks like vendors and farmers may have falsified permits for animal in the markets. The Chinese authorities couldn't find one for bats or pangolins but found that all of the permits for exhibits' animals were illegal. Local authorities are probably at fault as they were also slow in responding to controlling the virus spread, forcing the central government to deploy the army to lock down Wuhan.

If you go around flinging racist epithets, you've pretty exposed your true nature and you have no right to complain about it. We're not on playgrounds flinging insults. Adults are expected to think and behave accordingly.

Some people are severely ignorant enough to attack all Asians as we saw before.

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To: Les H who wrote (28045)10/19/2021 11:23:27 AM
From: Don Green
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Are we talking about adults in politics? A very rare breed.

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To: Don Green who wrote (28046)10/19/2021 3:50:07 PM
From: Les H
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A lot of the news material is essentially clickbait targeted at generating revenues from people who have a very high sensitivity to a certain point of view and look for affirmation or confirmation.

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To: Les H who wrote (28047)10/19/2021 3:55:42 PM
From: Les H
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Ray Dalio says the workplace is never going back to the same way it was pre-Covid

“The future of the workplace is going to be characterized by probably two things — customization and technology. We’ve been given a gift to be able to rethink what we are doing,” Dalio said Wednesday at CNBC’s @Work Summit. “I don’t think we are going to go back to the old world.”

cnbc.com

'We'll go back to relatively normal:' Bridgewater's Dalio assesses U.S. outlook amid coronavirus

westport-news.com

This guy is walking clickbait, always pontificating about things outside his narrow niche of macro trades. It's sad that QE-forever has made so many geniuses who can tell everyone what to do.

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To: Les H who wrote (28048)10/19/2021 4:41:07 PM
From: Les H
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Colin Powell had been previously infected with Covid-19 and vaccinated as well

news.yahoo.com

Crucially, Powell suffered from a blood cancer known as multiple myeloma — precisely the kind of “immunocompromised” condition that experts have said from the start could lead to lower vaccine efficacy. In fact, the vaccines seemed to work especially poorly in patients afflicted with that type of cancer, even after a booster shot. (Powell also suffered from Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative condition.)

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From: Les H10/19/2021 5:36:53 PM
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Analysis: Bitcoin futures highlight some pitfalls for new ETFs

"There is no free lunch, however," said Martha Reyes, head of research at digital asset prime brokerage and exchange BEQUANT.

"An ETF based on futures is not ideal as there is a cost to rolling into the futures contracts, given contango ... translating into underperformance versus the underlying asset," she said.

Traders typically roll over futures to switch from the short-term contract that is approaching expiration to another contract further out in months. This rollover entails a cost.

reuters.com

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To: Les H who wrote (28050)10/19/2021 5:40:28 PM
From: Les H
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Pandemic Updates: SF Cases Continue to Drop; Monica Gandhi Explains Transition to 'Endemic' COVID

sfist.com

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To: Les H who wrote (28047)10/19/2021 5:44:55 PM
From: Don Green
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Agreed today everything is about clicks or likes or thumbs up etc.

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From: Les H10/19/2021 8:19:21 PM
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Zillow is no longer buying homes. What does that mean for the house-flipping market?

usatoday.com

They used up their budget for the year to buy homes.

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To: Don Green who wrote (28052)10/19/2021 9:35:54 PM
From: Don Green
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The World has bigger problems than Covid

finance.yahoo.com

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