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June 12, 2020

Finally.....lots of toilet paper on shelf

at Aldi food store yesterday where I shop often.

June 8, 2020

Researchers Uncover Which Blood Type Is Most Resistant To COVID-19

In a Monday statement, the company said that preliminary results from over 750,000 participants have revealed clues as to why some people experience little to no symptoms from coronavirus, while others become gravely ill, according to Bloomberg.

Perhaps most interesting is that Type-O blood is also associated with a 66% reduction in the odds of developing severe malaria compared to the non-O blood types, according to a 2007 study.

This might explain why anti-malarial drugs have shown efficacy in treating COVID-19

Last week, peer reviewed research which analyzed the genes of more than 1,600 coronavirus patients in Italy and Spain who experienced respiratory failure suggested that blood type may play a role in the severity of the disease. The found that patients with Type-A blood were linked to a 50% increase in the likelihood they would require a ventilator. The results were similar to an earlier Chinese study regarding susceptibility to COVID-19.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-08/23andme-provides-more-evidence-that-blood-type-plays-role-in-virus

May 22, 2020

American billionaires got $434 billion richer during the pandemic


U.S. billionaires saw their fortunes soar by $434 billion during the nation’s lockdown between mid-March and mid-May, according to a new report.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had the biggest gains.
Bezos added $34.6 billion to his wealth and Zuckerberg picked up $25 billion.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/21/american-billionaires-got-434-billion-richer-during-the-pandemic.html
May 18, 2020

Stock market exploding up today?

Have they really found a vaccine which works?
Because unemployment, GDP, tax revenues federal and states, are all tanking.

https://finance.yahoo.com/most-active

April 29, 2020

DOW is up 610 points ? Why??

Does the DOW know covid-19 is going to get worse as the shutdown is dismantled?

April 14, 2020

Stocks are rocketing UP today! Anyone know why?

Has to be the helicopter money from FED is my guess. Because corporate earnings are going to be shitty.

April 12, 2020

Boris Johnson leaves hospital as he continues recovery from coronavirus

Source: the guardian

Boris Johnson has thanked the NHS for saving his life as he left hospital to recuperate at Chequers, after a week of treatment for Covid-19.

The prime minister singled out two nurses in particular for watching over his bedside in intensive care for 48 hours “when things could have gone either way” – Jenny from New Zealand and Luis from Portugal.

Speaking in a video message just hours after leaving St Thomas’ hospital in south London, the prime minister expressed optimism the UK was “making progress in this incredible national battle against coronavirus”.

Johnson said he had left hospital “after a week in which the NHS has saved my life, no question”.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/apr/12/boris-johnson-leaves-hospital-as-he-continues-recovery-from-coronavirus



NHS = National Health Service!
April 11, 2020

Starting next week, Americans can give IRS direct deposit information to get stimulus check faster

WASHINGTON — As soon as next week, Americans will be able to provide the Internal Revenue Service with direct deposit information so they can receive their stimulus checks of up to $1,200, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told House Democrats in a call Wednesday evening.

Soon after Congress passed the $2 trillion economic stimulus bill last month, the IRS said it was working on an online portal that would allow taxpayers, once verified, to find out the status of their checks and, if necessary, to provide their banking information for direct deposit. Initially, it wasn’t expected to be done until the end of April.

https://www.pennlive.com/coronavirus/2020/04/starting-next-week-americans-can-give-irs-direct-deposit-information-to-get-stimulus-check-faster.html

March 20, 2020

Where has all the Toilet Paper gone?

After visiting 4 different stores yesterday (Walmart, Target, Aldi & Winn-Dixie) I came up empty!
Is there a national shortage of toilet paper?

March 9, 2020

Nekkei (Japan stock market index) down 6.15% at this hour

https://money.cnn.com/data/world_markets/europe/

US Futures hit the max trigger point. Stopped trading at 5% decline.

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Celebrating 50 year anniversary of my US citizenship this year in 2020! So lucky to be here!!

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