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Letters to the Editor from Barron’s

I agree with Nicholas Jasinski that the variant may temporarily affect travel, hotel and restaurant stocks, but they will rebound. I would say the most prudent course of action in light of such uncertainty on so many fronts is exemplified by the words of Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital Management: …

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Analysis: financial literacy or luck? The year small traders had a big impact

LONDON / NEW YORK, December 29 (Reuters) – In May, San Diego-based Emily was feeling well after a year of double-digit gains from stock trading. Stock options, which some other homemaker investors were venturing into, would boost her returns, she decided. Emily was part of the army of small investors …

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Middle East stuck in sights of escalating US-China rivalry

Emerging from the crushing blows from the pandemic and four years of global turmoil during Donald Trump’s presidency, many countries in the Middle East have shown signs that this level of conflict simply cannot continue. But as the year draws to a close and a whirlwind of diplomacy accelerates, another …

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Week 16 Fantasy Sleepers: Jamaal Williams and Mecole Hardman among start or sit options in favorable matches

Congratulations on reaching your fantastic semi-finals, and identifying the sleepers will be more crucial than ever this week. Sure, fantasy owners who are still alive have high-quality rosters, but injuries, complications from COVID, and other factors will make the search for Week 16 banners and handcuffs a necessity as we …

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American coronavirus: for the second consecutive Christmas, hospital staff will be confronted with the trauma of the deaths of Covid-19 patients

“It’s clinically and psychologically impossible to do this year,” Scotty Silva, director of respiratory care at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, told CNN. “Even the most powerful respiratory therapists I’ve (have) broken sometimes.” In Omaha, Nebraska, staff are “very worried about what will happen …

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New York-area hospitals say they run out of antibody treatment for omicron variant

Large New York-area hospitals say they have stopped using monoclonal antibody therapies because they run out of the only treatment that appears to be effective for the omicron variant, leaving doctors without a vital tool to treat critically ill Covid patients. New York University and the Valley Health System in …

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NL East post-lockout priorities: Braves need to re-sign Freeman, Phillies need outfielder

Winter is here, and the negotiation game is on. But just because it will be some time before owners and players find some sort of resolution to end the lockdown, that doesn’t mean we need to stop discussing what could / should happen when the sport finally resumes. . MORE: …

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Vaccination proof in restaurants? A look at what officials see as increasing COVID measures – NBC Chicago

As COVID measures continue to rise in Chicago and Illinois, what are authorities considering to help slow the spread? Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said that while the state is constantly evaluating its options, it already has “some of the toughest mitigation measures.” “It’s wearing masks indoors,” he said at an …

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Merger of PropertyGuru SPAC with Bridgetown 2 Holdings, supported by Richard Li

Hari Krishnan, CEO of Singaporean start-up PropertyGuru. Nicky Loh | Bloomberg | Getty Images Southeast Asian online real estate firm PropertyGuru plans to use the proceeds from its public market debut next year for mergers and acquisitions, CEO Hari V. Krishnan told CNBC. The start-up – which operates in Singapore, …

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Panel on Capitol Hill Attack Obtains PowerPoint Outlining Plan for Trump to Staging Coup | Attack on the US Capitol

Former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows gave the House select committee investigating the Jan.6 attack on Capitol Hill a PowerPoint recommending that Donald Trump declare a national security emergency in order to return to the presidency. The fact that Meadows was in possession of a PowerPoint the …

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