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Vaccines versus the Virus

The Coronavirus Recession is not over yet, at least not in Europe and America. Financial markets seemed to register that briefly last week. But many investors are now looking to a post-vaccine future, and cheering. With the extraordinary success in

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Will They, Won’t They?

Talk of fiscal stimulus has provided an undercurrent of support for US markets for months. For most of the last six months, it was an unrealistic dream. But now the talk may be for real. As we signaled two weeks

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Dark Winter Before Dawn

Public health experts agree with President-elect Biden: we face a dark winter. With over 250,000 Americans now dead from Covid-19, a third surge of the pandemic is raging across the US, reaching into the lives of millions. There are two

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Whiplash

It is hard to hold two alternative realities in mind. But that’s what we had to do last week, and maybe for some weeks to come. On the two biggest issues shaping the outlook this year — the global pandemic

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