Category Archives: Business, Industry and Finance

This category, like Politics and Government implies trade issues.

COVIDS-19 UPDATED INFORMATION

by Jack According to the statistics gathered by worldlifexpectancy.com influenza and pneumonia account for the 3rd leading cause of death in 2019 at 3,177,244. Heart disease ranked #1, at about 8.5 million deaths, followed by stroke at about 6.25 million.  … Continue reading

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A Failure of Government to Supervise Ventilator Production

Posted by Jack, with highlighted commentary inserted by Jack New York Times 3/29/20 – Thirteen years ago during the George W. Bush presidency, a group of U.S. public health officials came up with a plan to address what they regarded … Continue reading

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De Blasio Goes Full Venezuela Over Wuhan Virus

By Pie Guevara Pie Guevara appears in Posts Scripts through the gracious courtesy of Jack Lee and Tina Grazier and is an unregistered trademark of Engulf and Devour Investments LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Walton Industries which, in turn, … Continue reading

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Stock Market: Another 2000 point Dive

by Jack Circuit breakers trigger again on massive sell off that confirms a bear market.  Shopping for bargains in this environment it akin to catching the proverbial falling knife!   This isn’t my first crisis.  I’ve been playing to stock … Continue reading

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Market Bounces Back, Sorta

by Jack The stock market recovered some of it’s losses today from yesterdays dramatic 2000 point plunge, but we’re not out of the weeds yet.  Typically, when we see the market go into gyrations like this it signals a down … Continue reading

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Stocks Plummet Like It Was 1929

by Jack Today’s 2000 point drop in the stock market was very predictable given the gyrations last week over the corona virus and the squabble between the Saudi’s and the Russians over crude prices.    But, the bargain hunters are … Continue reading

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Market Update Worth Reading

posted by Jack Bloomberg News:  Stocks are bouncing back from their worst sell-off since December 2018, but economist Dennis Gartman is warning that this is not a dip worth buying. Equities are “egregiously” over-valued relative to measures such as sales, … Continue reading

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Many Deaths Predicted by Health Experts

Posted by Jack “Leading US health experts reportedly predicted in October that a new coronavirus could kill up to 65 million people in a year — in a warning issued three months before the recent outbreak in China.”   Gulfnews. … Continue reading

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Yeeehaw – Trump Delivers

Posted by Jack “WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a Congress and nation sharply divided by impeachment, President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address Tuesday to extol a “Great American Comeback” on his watch, just three years after … Continue reading

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American Industry at its Finest

by Jack The Army Corps of Engineers said it couldn’t be done, but even if it could it would be cost prohibitive.   So, their answer was essentially to just give up and don’t do anything.  But, thankfully private industry … Continue reading

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