Jul 232020
 
Are You Ready to Surrender?

Constantin Brancusi Portrait of George 1911     Last week, Tyler at Zero Hedge ran an article from a site called Adventures in Capitalism, in which the writer (Kuppy?!) lets his light shine on the CIVD19 situation. He concludes that we’re all going to get it, it’s no use resisting, there will never be a vaccine and herd immunity is all we have left to hope for. And I was thinking: what if he’s -largely- right? What if the utter

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Jul 232020
 
Debt Rattle July 23 2020

Berenice Abbott Triple Bridge New York 1950   • Biden Labels Trump First Racist US President (R.) • Biden Just Made A Big Promise To His Wall Street Donors (Sirota) • US House Votes To Banish From Capitol Statues Of Who Championed Slavery (R.) • America’s Problem With Policing Doesn’t Stop at the US Border (IC) • COVID19 Vaccines With ‘Minor Side Effects’ Could Still Be Pretty Bad (Wired) • Sweden Hoped Herd Immunity Would Curb COVID19 (25 Swedish Doctors,

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Jul 222020
 
Debt Rattle July 22 2020

Ben Shahn for the Farm Security Administration Daughter of Virgil Thaxton, farmer, near Mechanicsburg, Ohio 1938   • It Has Become Clear Elimination Of The Virus Is The Best Option (Age) • Antibodies From Mild COVID-19 Infections Could Disappear Within A Year (CBS) • Yale Epidemiologist: Hydroxychloroquine Could Save 100,000 Lives (ZH) • Moderna, Merck Won’t Limit Price Of Coronavirus Vaccines To Company Cost (R.) • Our History Is A Battle Against The Microbes (Roser) • N.Y, N.J, Conn. Expand

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Jul 212020
 
Debt Rattle July 21 2020

LOOK Detroit’s 1960 look. Sneak preview of the new models, Dodge Polara 1959   • Chinese and UK Vaccine Trials Produce Immune Responses (SCMP) • Reality Winner, 500 More Women Test Positive For COVID-19 in Texas Prison (D.) • US Autonomy Act Opens ‘Pandora’s Box’ For Hong Kong Dollar Peg (SCMP) • Jack Ma’s Ant IPO Signals Start Of De-Dollarization (Xe Yie) • EU Leaders Seal Deal On Spending And €750bn COVID19 Recovery Plans (G.) • No One’s Flying, Millions

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Jul 202020
 
Debt Rattle July 20 2020

Jack Delano “Lower Manhattan seen from the S.S. Coamo leaving New York.” 1941   • Are Mutations Making Coronavirus More Infectious? (BBC) • When The US Sneezes, The World Catches A Cold. Now It Has Severe COVID19 (R.) • S&P Says Governments Must Spend To Support Coronavirus-Hit Economy (CNBC) • Global Banks Scrutinize Their Hong Kong Clients For Pro-Democracy Ties (R.) • Global Real Estate Investment Plunges 33% Amid Covid Pandemic (BBC) • Global Air Travel Demand Won’t Recover Till

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Jul 192020
 
Debt Rattle July 19 2020

Marion Post Wolcott Coal miner waiting for lift home, Capels, West Virginia 1938   • More Than Half Of All COVID19 Patients Found To Have Damaged Hearts (ND) • Coronavirus Spike Continues Amid New Catalonia Restrictions (BBC) • CDC Acknowledges Mixing Up Coronavirus Testing Data (Hill) • US Defense-Readiness A Concern As Troop COVID-19 Cases Surpass 20,000 (ZH) • Hydroxychloroquine Should Be Available Over The Counter (TH) • Rouhani Estimates 25 Million Infected In Iran (JTN) • Icelandair Sacks All

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Jul 182020
 
Debt Rattle July 18 2020

John Vachon Paramount Theater and dairy truck, 44th Street, NYC 1943   • Zelenko Study Suggests HCQ, Zinc Effective as Early Corona Treament (PRN) • Oxford Vaccine Could Provide ‘Double Protection’ (Sky) • Coronavirus Symptoms Fall Into Six Different Groupings (G.) • The Fed Is Setting The Stage For A Major Policy Change (BBG) • EU Leaders Deadlocked Over COVID Recovery Plan (R.) • As EU Leaders Squabble, The Elephant In The Room Goes Unnoticed (Varoufakis) • On Eve Of

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Jul 172020
 
Debt Rattle July 17 2020

Fred Stein Evening, Paris 1934   • Welcome To The End Game (F.) • Immune Response To Coronavirus Could Be a Matter of Life And Death (SCMP) • My Patient Caught COVID19 Twice. So Long To Herd Immunity Hopes? (Vox) • My Hydroxychloroquine Deep Dive (GB) • A Mask Cuts Your COVID-19 Risk By 65% (WEF) • Georgia Hospital Worker Sounds Alarm (NPR) • Unemployment Increase Set To End As Jobless Claims Climb (NYP) • Key US Lawmakers Back Unions’

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Jul 162020
 
 July 16, 2020  Posted by at 7:46 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  8 Responses »
Intelligence

Utagawa Yoshitoshi Ariko weeps as her boat drifts in the moonlight 1886     Sometimes I think I can only do this work properly if I’m angry all the time 24/7. But I don’t want to be angry all the time; what kind of life is that? Still, there are days when I just can’t help it. The British intelligence services (please let find another word for that, so as to not insult actually smart people) came out with a

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Jul 162020
 
Debt Rattle July 16 2020

Irving Underhill Irving Trust Building, Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York 1931   • ‘Over Half’ Of Trial Participants Had Adverse Reactions To Moderna Vaccine (JTN) • Obesity May Stack the Deck for COVID-19 Risk (WebMD) • Victoria Gov’t Refuses To Say How Many Health Workers Have COVID19 (G.) • Italy’s Call For Urgent Help Was Ignored As Virus Swept Through Europe (G.) • Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts • Twitter Silences Some Top Accounts After

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