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Coronavirus Dashboard August 20, 2020.

Latest Changes: SMA: 5 new cases, 68 active confirmed cases. GTO: 23 new deaths, 313 new cases. MEX: 707 new deaths. SMA: 21 deaths, 336 confirmed, 22 suspected, 247 recovered. SMA: 21 deaths, 331 confirmed, 24 suspected, 234 recovered (yesterday). It is very likely there are additional active...

Published by San Miguel FAQ at August 20, 2020 3:01 am.

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California Legal Pot Industry Heats Up, Cannabis Tax Revenues Soar, But Black Market Still Bigger.

Growth during the Pandemic. And the state sure needs the money.

Published by Wolf Street at August 19, 2020 11:50 pm.

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Weather Alert – Hurricane Genevieve – U.S. Consulate General Tijuana.

Location: Mexican State of Baja California Sur Event: Mexico issued a Hurricane Watch in Baja California Sur from Los Barriles to Todos Santos. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the southern portion of the Baja peninsula from Los Barriles to Puerto Cortes on the west coast. A Tropical Storm Watch is also in ...

Published by U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico at August 19, 2020 4:44 pm.

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The Fed Made Sure the Rich Got Richer During the Pandemic. Why That’s Bad for the Economy.

Over 30 million people lost their jobs while the wealth of America’s 600-plus billionaires ballooned by $434 billion, to $3.4 trillion. Why did this happen?

Published by Wolf Street at August 19, 2020 3:26 pm.

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Putting the Economic Recovery into Context.

Interesting conversation yesterday about the economic “Recovery.” The people involved could not have been more different in their assessments and were only projecting their own subjective experiences. Looking at absolute performance while ignoring relative numbers is a recipe for being misinformed. It was a good reminder to always put data into broader national…
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Published by The Big Picture at August 19, 2020 9:30 am.

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How Negative Interest Rates Sap Consumer Spending by an Ever Larger Part of Consumers.

Over-65s, a large and growing demographic in Europe, are cutting their spending at worst possible time as NIRP eats into savings, pensions, investments, and annuities.

Published by Wolf Street at August 19, 2020 9:15 am.

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Offshore wind power: winds of change.

The winds of change are blowing through the global energy industry. Renewable sources are called to play a decisive role in the energy transition and the fight against climate change. The challenge of decarbonizing the electricity sector will require multiple technologies, among which offshore wind energy stands out.

Published by Nexos at August 19, 2020 8:12 am.

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10 Wednesday AM Reads.

My mid-week morning train WFH reads: • What Happens to the Markets If There’s a Vaccine? A return to normal—when it comes—ought to be a boon for investors, but strategists see risks around the corner. (Businessweek) • ‘The Longest Unprofitable Short I’ve Ever Seen.’ Betting against Elon Musk’s Tesla is the widow-maker trade of 2020. (Institutional…
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Published by The Big Picture at August 19, 2020 5:30 am.

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Coronavirus Dashboard August 19, 2020.

Latest Changes: SMA: 2 new cases, 76 active confirmed cases. GTO: 21 new deaths, 423 new cases. MEX: 751 new deaths. SMA: 21 deaths, 331 confirmed, 24 suspected, 234 recovered. SMA: 21 deaths, 329 confirmed, 20 suspected, 225 recovered (yesterday). It is very likely there are additional active...

Published by San Miguel FAQ at August 19, 2020 4:15 am.

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