April 22, 2024

Coronavirus
Surging coronavirus cases frustrate health experts
‘The surge is here’: Houston hospitals deal with coronavirus spike
Stanford Doc: COVID Fatality Rate For People Under 45 Is “Almost 0%”
Atlanta Mayor Announces Positive COVID Test Hours After Governor Declares State Of Emergency
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
University System of Georgia to require masks in classrooms after all
Ferocious US surge adds 1 million new coronavirus cases in 28 days to hit 3 million
Growing chorus pushes for renewed shutdown orders

Economy/Business
Fleet Sales To Plunge 56% In June, Pressuring US Auto Market Further
Manhattan Apartment Sales Plummet, Worst In Three Decades
Macy’s to cut thousands of positions in restructuring
Quibi Squandered $2BN On Its Vision For “TV In Your Pocket”: Here’s How It All Went Horribly Wrong
Broke Brothers – Oldest US Men’s Retailer Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
The ugly truth about millions of American jobs: They are not coming back
New Jobless Claims Come In Above 1 Million for the 16th Consecutive Week
Almost 50 Million Americans Have Now Filed For First-Time Jobless Benefits Since Lockdowns Began

Global
Robinhood Envy: China Tells Its Population To Flood Into Stocks In Repeat Of 2015 Bubble
‘We’re next’: Hong Kong security law sends chills through Taiwan
Iran Sees 6th Deadly ‘Mystery’ Explosion In Weeks At Industrial Zone Near Tehran
British government says it will pick up half the checks at restaurants to help boost economy

Politics
Rapper Kanye West announces U.S. presidential bid on Twitter
Trump the victim: President complains in private

Race
CNN’s Don Lemon Claims Black-On-Black Violence Has Nothing To Do With Black Lives Matter

Protests/Riots
Baltimore Protesters Tear Down Christopher Columbus Statue, Dump It In The Harbor
Thousands rally across Australia in Black Lives Matter protests
Portland police declare ‘riot’ again – as city sees 38th straight day of unrest
Predominantly Black armed protesters march through Confederate memorial park in Georgia
#BlackoutDay2020 is today. Here’s what you need to know

Local
Downtown Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park Closed ‘Indefinitely’

Crime/Law enforcement
Citing violent crime in Atlanta, Georgia governor declares state of emergency and calls up National Guard
Violence erupts in Chicago: 67 shot, 13 killed, including a 7-year-old girl, over July 4th weekend
Violent Crime Is Surging Dramatically In Major Cities All Over America

Money/Currency
Money talks: U.S. town prints own currency to boost coronavirus relief

Gold/Precious metals
https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/gold-spikes-back-above-1800-after-bostics-downbeat-comments

Sports
Ivy League Cancels All Fall Sports On Pandemic Fears Through 2020
Wimbledon to Pay Prize Money to All 620 Players Who Would’ve Qualified for Field