Neanderthal DNA may make people more – or less – susceptible to COVID-19, reported The Economist. It all depends on whether you have the genes and, if you do, which DNA string you inherited.
Weekly Market Commentary
Students of financial markets may have noted a historically unusual event last week.
It’s a contrarian’s dream come true.
Contrarian investors like to buck the trend. They buy when other investors are selling and sell when others are buying.
Way back, when radio disk jockeys played 45-rpm vinyl singles, the A-side of a disk was the song the record company was promoting and the other side – the flip side – held a song that sometimes had an equal or greater impact. For instance, the flip side of Queen’s We Are the Champions was We Will Rock You.
It’s not a black diamond ski run yet, but the yield curve for U.S. Treasuries is steeper than it has been in a while.
A yield curve is the line on a graph showing yields for different maturities of bonds. Yield curves provide insight to bond investors’ perceptions about the economy. There are four basic types of yield curves:
Weekly Market Commentary January 25, 2021
Last week, as COVID-19 vaccination efforts continued, there was speculation about stock market corrections and asset bubbles.
Weekly Market Commentary January 19, 2021
Investors were rocked by economic data showing the economy hit the brakes hard in December.
Last week was the cherry on top of a turbulent year for investors.
Market Commentary December 28, 2020
U.S. stock markets remained calm.
U.S. stock markets remained calm as a fresh chapter opened in the coronavirus stimulus saga last week.
Weekly Market Commentary December 21, 2020
Congress is at $900 billion, will they hear $1.4 trillion, $1.4 trillion, governments at $900 billion, who’ll go $1.4 trillion, $1.4 trillion…