Mar 282020
 
Debt Rattle March 28 2020

Dorothea Lange White Angel Bread Line, San Francisco 1933   • US Coronavirus Cases Top 100,000, Doubling In Three Days (CNBC) • The UK’s Coronavirus Policy May Sound Scientific. It Isn’t (Taleb, Bar-Yam) • Up To 40 Million Lives Could Be Saved If Countries Act Quickly (Ind.) • Dr. Fauci: Coronavirus Death Rate Like Very Bad Flu (WND) • China Closes Borders, Claims Wuhan ‘Basically Blocked’ Coronavirus (SAC) • Countries Worldwide Roll Out Draconian Measures To Fight Covid-19 (RT) •

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Mar 272020
 
Debt Rattle March 27 2020

    • More People Are Dying Of COVID-19 In The US Than We Know (BF) • We Could Watch Entire Populations Vanish (IC) • Coronavirus Could Kill 81,000 In US, Subside In June – Washington U. (R.) • Hold The Line (M.) • China Promotes Bear Bile As Coronavirus Treatment (NatGeo) • Fed Balance Sheet Tops $5 Trillion For First Time (R.) • Broward Poll Workers Test Positive For COVID-19 (L10) • Moscow Laboratories Will Conduct 13,000 Tests For

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Mar 272020
 
This Virus Kills Zombies Too

Rembrandt van Rijn Portrait of his father 1628-29   I was following the numbers all afternoon, because I knew this was going to be the day that the US would become the no. 1. The no. 1 loser, that is. Here’s some of what I wrote in the Automatic Earth Comments section as we went along: 500,000 global cases was at noon EDT. 3.5 hours later there were another 20,000. [..] At 12.38 pm the US was 6,300 cases behind

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Mar 262020
 
Debt Rattle March 26 2020

    • 1/4 of $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill Devoted to Useless Accounting Gimmick (Tankus) • At Least 13 Patients Die From Coronavirus In One Day At New York Hospital (CNN) • Worker At NYC Hospital Where Nurses Wear Trash Bags As Protection Dies (NYP) • UK Coronavirus Mass Home Testing To Be Made Available ‘Within Days’ (G.) • NHS Could Soon Exceed Capacity – Chief Medical Officer (Ind.) • How Did Spain Get Its Coronavirus Response So Wrong? (G.)

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Mar 252020
 
Debt Rattle March 25 2020

Harris&Ewing Washington DC in April April 1924   • Coronavirus Stimulus Package To Exceed $6 Trillion – Kudlow (NYP) • US Senate Leaders Reach Deal With White House On $2tn Coronavirus Package (G.) • Share Buybacks, $4.6 Trillion Driver of Stock Market Bubble, Are Toast (WS) • White House Tells New Yorkers Who Leave State To Self Quarantine (USAT) • LA To Shut Off Water, Power For Non-Essential Businesses That Stay Open (GP) • United States Could Become Coronavirus Epicenter

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Mar 242020
 
BREAKING: Virus Kills Easter Bunny

James Proudfoot Sun on a House, Dieppe 1937     Famous last words?! “I would love to have it open by Easter,” Trump said in an interview Tuesday with Fox News. “I would love to have it opened up and just raring to go by Easter.” “A lot of people agree with me. Our country is not built to built to shut down. Our people are full of vim and vigor and energy. They don’t want to be locked into

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Mar 242020
 
Debt Rattle March 24 2020

DPC City Hall subway station, New York 1904   • Coronavirus Survived In Vacated Cruise Ship Cabins For Up To 17 Days (CNBC) • 46.5% Of Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Were Asymptomatic (CNN) • Italy Has A Brief Glimpse Of Hope As New Cases Drop To A 5-Day Low (SCMP) • India Faces Spike In Coronavirus Cases – Study (R.) • Coronavirus Treatment Developed By Gilead Granted “Rare Disease” Status (IC) • Man Dies After Ingesting Chloroquine (NBC)

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Mar 232020
 
Virustime

Rembrandt van Rijn Man in Oriental Costume (The Noble Slav) 1632   It’s been two weeks since I last wrote an original article. That’s a long time. Then again, that article was The Virus is a Time Machine, which was – and still is, pardon the pun, deadly accurate. All my time between then and now has gone into the daily Debt Rattles, which have increasingly become almost exclusively Virus Rattles. A lot of it has been numbers, not because

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Mar 232020
 
Debt Rattle March 23 2020

Harris&Ewing House-Capitol tunnel (may get moving walk), Washington, DC 1939   • How Long to 1 Million US Cases? (Mish) • Nobel Laureate Predicts A Quicker Coronavirus Recovery (LAT) • Canadian Doctor Rigs Ventilator to Treat 9 Patients Instead of One (IE) • Coronavirus May Have Existed In Italy Since November: Local Researcher (CGTN) • The Epicenter of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Humanitarian Crises in Italy (NEJM) • The Government Budget Deficit Is About To Explode (CNBC) • Senate Democrats

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Mar 222020
 
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Debt Rattle March 22 2020

DPC Grand Central Station and Hotel Manhattan, NY 1906   • Italy To Shut All Non-Strategic Business Activities Until April 3 (R.) • India Starts 14-Hour Curfew To Curb Virus Spread (R.) • FDA Approves New Coronavirus Test That Can Diagnose Within Hours (Solomon) • Most Cases In New York City Are Of People Under 50 (NBC) • 38 Positive For Coronavirus In NYC Jails, Including Rikers (AP) • Britain ‘Two Or Three Weeks’ Behind Italy On Coronavirus: PM Johnson

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