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@nntaleb  Nassim's "Black Swan" hedge fund posted a 4,144% return as the novel coronavirus tanked markets. *Spent some time with him in Monaco back in 2010, he's a clever cat!

The favorable flattening of US and NY death curves today @BMcNoldy ), but we've got a very long way to go. In the days ahead we'll likely (---) get to > 3,000 deaths/day (as @IHME_UW  predicted) and then a long shoulder, slow descent due to the diffuse spread, millions of cases

History teaches us valuable lessons for managing cash during a nasty downturn. Here's what successful companies do.

Agree 100%. Extend those unemployment benefits, more aid to state and local governments. We don't need stimulus, we need generous disaster relief

Newborn babies, lockdown crowds and April's supermoon: Wednesday's best photos

If coronavirus doesn't discriminate, how come black people are bearing the brunt? | Afua Hirsh

Brexit: UK plan to agree trade deal by December is fantasy, says EU

Coronavirus US live: US sees largest single-day Covid-19 death toll reported by any country

Stocks open higher as investors place hope in a postpandemic future

#CentralBanks can still stimulate activity and inflation even when rates are near zero; the liquidity trap is more of a theoretical concept that in practice has mattered little in the US, euro area or Japan#Liquidity  #InterestRates  #ZeroBound 

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Scoops of the Day

Gardaí will now have the power to arrest and detain those who breach the restrictions. This includes those found exercising beyond 2km from their homes or those travelling for non-essential reasons

The same media that has absolutely no problem with Hunter Biden taking in $1.5 billion directly from the Chinese govt has a problem that @realDonaldTrump  may own $99 of a stock (through a mutual fund) that happens to make a drug he’s hopeful could work against the pandemic. FU!

Dem Governor Who Banned Hydroxychloroquine Gets Caught Hoarding It | NewsRadio 740 KTRH | The Pursuit of Happiness

The way I'd prefer to remember John Prine leaving us... dancing a jig to the sounds of "Lake Marie" at the @BeaconTheatre  in 2018. Thanks for everything, @JohnPrineMusic 

Air pollution linked to far higher Covid-19 death rates, study finds

Amendment by Andrew Leigh to improve access to JobSeeker wage subsidy for charities is defeated: 29-24 #auspol 

@DanPatrick  announces he’s forming a task force from his Business Advisory Council to focus on “re-starting the economy” once Trump and @GovAbbott  clear the way. Brint Ryan will chair the task force. #coronavirus  #txlege 

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Two weeks ago I gave a shout out on my show to my nephew and his fellow detectives in the NYPD Violent Crime Squad unit. They told me lots of officers were coming down with virus today my nephew was confirmed. He's feeling better & recovering at home. Support Law Enforcement

How one group is restoring thousands of oysters to the New York harbor


Scoops of the Week

Exclusive: Taoiseach rejoined medical register in March and is set to work one shift a week with HSE

Coronavirus: Varadkar returns to practicing medicine to help during crisis

The same people cheering for the arrest of American citizens for paddle boarding alone & going to church etc are the same people that think it’s a brilliant idea to release criminal pedophiles back into society early. If you’re one of these people reevaluate your life!

Take a look back and RT what the liberal media and Joe Biden said about President Trump's aggressive, early response to the #coronavirus . Thank God@realDonaldTrump  is the one in charge during this scourge!

A husband and wife I know got coronavirus. She didn't get sick but earlier this week it looked like he wouldn't make it. Just got word the Hydroxychloroquine treatment has been effective enough the doctors are talking about weaning him of ventilator. They prayed for a miracle.

"Zaosong Zheng, was indicted for trying to smuggle 21 vials of biological material out of the US to China and lying about it to federal investigators... Zaosong, 30, whose entry was sponsored by Harvard University, had hidden the vials in a sock"

Commendable initiative by WIPRO, which has contributed ₹25 crore to the PM-CARES Fund for overcoming COVID-19. This humanitarian contribution will be useful to help the medical & service fraternity and will aid the poor in the country.

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In my #whatsappwonderbox  I have no idea if the cashier’s technique is effective but you have to give him credit for his creativity! 😊