Asset Managers Cite Inflation as the Number One Market Risk, Displacing COVID-19

Inflation is top of mind right now for many consumers, businesses and investors. Responding to a recent Bank of America survey, asset managers around the world agreed that inflation is the number one market risk, displacing COVID-19 for the first time since February 2020.

Another survey conducted this month found that over three quarters of Americans were either “very” or “somewhat” concerned about inflation. Perhaps not surprisingly, younger Americans who

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Reporting lag gives Stanislaus spike in COVID-19 cases

Stanislaus County added 245 case of COVID-19, the most in several weeks, but it resulted from a lag in reporting.

“Today’s cases include delayed laboratory results that were batch reported,” said the online dashboard for the Health Services Agency.

The county now has 52,913 positive tests, 516,850 negative test results and 51,521 people who are presumed recovered.

Stanislaus approaches Easter Sunday with continued advice about social distancing and masks outside

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Large crowds, good weather expected for Saturday; trout opener still impacted by COVID-19 | Outdoors

Earlier this week, Brandon Crouser thought back to his childhood, remembering what it was like growing up along the Little Chiques Creek as winter transitioned to spring and state officials opened the local waterway to trout fishing.

“We spent more time down there than doing anything else,” he said, fondly recalling the hours spent casting into the creek near his Mount Joy-area home.

Decades later, Crouser, now 40, said that

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All adult Texans will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting March 29, state announces

Updated at 3:50 p.m. with new information throughout.

AUSTIN — Any adult in Texas can receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 29, state officials announced Tuesday, a dramatic expansion of eligibility that would make the Lone Star State the largest in the country to open up shots to anyone.

The announcement comes less than two weeks after Texas expanded eligibility to people aged 50 and older and as the state

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Israel Is a Covid-19 Vaccine Leader. Now Its Economy Is Improving.

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People eat in Jerusalem’s main market after authorities reopened restaurants, bars, and cafes to people who have proof that they were vaccinated.


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Israel has fully vaccinated more than half its population, getting shots in arms at a pace that is far ahead of any other nation. So what has it done for Israel’s economy?

The question is a vital one, as world leaders

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What new COVID-19 guidelines mean for Maine campers this summer

Considering camping in Maine this summer? The 2021 campground season is shaping up to be similar to last year. But if it’s been a bit since you last camped, you’ll likely notice a few changes.

According to state guidelines, campers should wear face coverings while in public settings and maintain 6 feet of physical distance in a shared space, and those from outside Maine must follow the Keep Maine Healthy

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Cancel work: The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that work is not a virtue

Several years ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez released an overview of the Green New Deal that mentioned guaranteeing “economic security” for people who are “unable or unwilling to work.” When conservative critics noticed those last three words, they pounced. Fox News waxed poetic about the “dignity of work” and Breitbart sneered at the “self-described Democratic Socialist” whose “radical proposal” ignored that even “traditional American liberalism regarded full employment as its goal because

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Austin releases new plans about safely holding indoor, outdoor events again during COVID-19 pandemic

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The City of Austin is sharing new guidance that will serve as a “starting point” for its own departments and other businesses to begin safely holding events again during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Austin Center for Events launched a new website Friday, which provides a comprehensive list of information about COVID-19 health and safety recommendations for indoor venues as well as new outdoor special event permit

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Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tourism

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the tourism industry due to the resulting travel restrictions as well as slump in demand among travelers. The tourism industry has been massively affected by the spread of coronavirus, as many countries have introduced travel restrictions in an attempt to contain its spread.[1] The United Nations World Tourism Organization estimated that global international tourist arrivals might decrease by 58% to 78%

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Here’s how COVID-19 changed Georgians spending habits

Even low-income households have been spending more, largely because federal relief was at record levels. Consumer spending in Georgia was up 1.2% compared to a year ago, according to researchers at Harvard University.

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On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. Since then, more than half a million Americans, including more than 15,000 in Georgia alone, have died from

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Terrebonne Government Tower to reopen first floor Monday for first time since COVID-19 pandemic started

Keith Magill
 
| The Courier

The first floor of Terrebonne’s Government Tower will open Monday for the first time since closing nearly a year ago due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“Now that the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to level out, I want to make sure that my staff does everything possible to make all business transactions with the citizens of our great parish as easy and convenient as possible,”

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UNC students reflect on their intramural sports experiences during COVID-19

While shooting around in Ram’s Head Recreation Center as a first-year, John Miringu got a random invitation to play flag football for an intramural team.

“And that was about it,” said Miringu, a junior majoring in business. “I just played flag football and it was fun, so I decided to play basketball when that season came around.”

Though he did not play sports in high school, Miringu appreciated the opportunity

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Hogan eases COVID-19 restrictions on Maryland businesses

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FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, file photo, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks during a news conference in Annapolis, Md. On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Hogan announced that some restrictions on businesses will be lifted later in the week. For example, on Friday at 5 p.m., limits will be lifted on outdoor and indoor dining at restaurants and bars, but people will still need to be seated and

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India giving COVID-19 vaccines to more people as cases rise

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is expanding its coronavirus vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and those with medical conditions that put them at risk. Among the first to receive a vaccine on Monday was Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Detroit expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility again

Detroit — The city is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility Friday to include all residents ages 60 and older regardless of any medical condition after a successful week, its chief operating officer said.

After the city expanded its “Good Neighbors” program Wednesday, more than 700 appointments have been scheduled at the TCF Center garage, the city said. This week was the first time the city expanded vaccinations to Metro Detroiters age

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Livonia operates city-run COVID-19 vaccination clinic

LIVONIA, Mich (WXYZ) — It’s day three of vaccinations at the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center, and those with appointments are getting in line to get their shot.

“Oh we’re excited,” said Livonia resident Ilene Suchora. “We’re excited. We’ve been waiting for it.”

Ilene and Tom Suchora had been looking all over for the vaccine until they finally got a spot this week in their City of Livonia.

“74-years-old, gotta

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How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Michigan

Feb. 24—As Michigan surpasses inoculating half a million residents, many are wondering how, and when, they can secure their own doses.

While the state has for weeks been focused on healthcare workers, long-term care residents and staff, people 65 and older, front-line essential workers, childcare and K-12 staff, eligibility is expected to open up to a larger number of Michiganians.

For example, employees in the food processing and agricultural industries

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List: RI cities, towns launching COVID-19 vaccine clinics for residents

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Some Rhode Island municipalities are updating their COVID-19 vaccine information as the state expands its eligibility.

While most cities and towns are still working to get residents 75 and older vaccinated, people 65 and older are now able to sign up for an appointment at state-run clinics and select CVS and Walgreens locations.

To make an appointment at the state-run site, visit VaccinateRI.org or call (844)

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No internet, no email. SC’s rural residents are struggling to get COVID-19 vaccines

The COVID-19 vaccine has been hard to come by in Barnwell County.

The small rural county of about 21,000 people on the state’s western border has one of the highest per capita rates of coronavirus infection in South Carolina and is one of eight counties in the state without a hospital.

Until this week, only one vaccine provider in the county outside the local health department had even received any

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When and where can I get COVID-19 vaccine in RI?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the R.I. Department of Health will release a registration link and phone number for eligible residents to book an appointment at one of the state’s mass vaccination sites.

The first two of those sites, located at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence and the former Citizens Bank headquarters in Cranston, are scheduled to open on Thursday.

Currently, people in the 75-and-older

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