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Kodak soars another 60% after Trump announces deal to manufacture generic drug ingredients

Source: CNBC

Shares of Kodak soared more than 60% in extended trading. The stock more than tripled during Tuesday’s regular trading for its best day ever after the U.S. government awarded the company a $765 million loan to start producing drug ingredients under the Defense Production Act, the first of its kind.

Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/28/kodak-soars-another-40percent-after-trump-announces-deal-to-manufacture-generic-drug-ingredients.html



I figured this was coming as a longer term effort to pull critical medical manufacturing back to the US.

But I think it would have been better done through regulation (e.g. make it very expensive to do production overseas) and allow the market to pull back the manufacturing.

Just registered for the COVID-19 vaccine trial

https://www.coronaviruspreventionnetwork.org/

It is a fairly long questionnaire - probably about 40 questions, mostly about your interactions with other people on a daily basis, some medical history, willingness to sacrifice your life for the benefit of society (just kidding on that last one) As I was filling it out, I got the feeling I won't be selected because I'm isolating to a large degree, and wouldn't be a good test subject.

I still have not seen a definitive list of test sites, but I'm fairly sure there will be one or two in my city.

I broke a record this tax year

I filed 2 days early. The 3 months of extra time I was given did me no good .

I'm usually one of those looking for a post office with late-night hours.

This time I field electronically even though I owed money. With interest rates what they are, it wasn't worth delaying another week or so by mailing in a check.

In 500 years, what will we be condemned for?

In particular I'm wondering about things that most people view today accept as "that's the way it is".

Of course, this is based on an assumption we will be more civilized in 500 years, compared to today. And that our civilization will exist in an organized form.

I am imagining that in 2520, people might marvel how 21st century governments, and their leaders, were so tolerant of great quality of life inequality in their countries, and the even greater inequalities between countries. Genocides continues to occur, and the western counties barely notice.

How about farmers who raised animals for food?

Fisherman?


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