This Correction Could Be “The Big One”

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In his Weekend Reading Notes to investors, while commenting on a “big” correction, Louis Navellier wrote: Q2 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more A Big CorrectionA “big” correction in the present low-volatility context is probably somewhere around 10%, or what we saw in the S&P 500 in September and October last year. We have gone without a 5% correction since then, and the selloffs after Election Day have stopped just below the S&P 500’s 50-day moving average. It would be foolish to expect anything more than tagging the 200-day moving average on the S&P 500, if that, given the recover… Read More “This Correction Could Be “The Big One””

As California fire nears, crews protect ’s largest tree in special wrap

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By Fred Greaves THREE RIVERS, Calif. (Reuters) -Fire crews in California have resorted to wrapping the bases of some giant sequoias in fire-resistant coverings in a desperate effort to save the towering specimens, including the General Sherman, the World’s largest tree, the National Park Service said on Friday. The blaze, one of dozens to erupt across several western states in a fire season that got off to an early start, forced the closing earlier this week of Sequoia National Park and left a dense layer of smoke in the area early on Friday. The so-called KNP Complex fire, near the small town… Read More “As California fire nears, crews protect ’s largest tree in special wrap”

Some U.S. hospitals forced to ration care amid staffing shortages, COVID-19 surge

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By Julia Harte and Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) – Surges in coronavirus cases in several U.S. states this week, along with staffing and equipment shortages, are exacting a mounting toll on hospitals and their workers even as the number of new admissions nationwide ebbs, leading to warnings at some facilities that care would be rationed. Montana, Alaska, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Kentucky experienced the biggest rises in new COVID-19 hospitalizations during the week ending Sept. 10 compared with the previous week, with Montana’s new hospitalizations rising by 26%, according to the latest report by the… Read More “Some U.S. hospitals forced to ration care amid staffing shortages, COVID-19 surge”

Impressions of a Poll Worker in California’s Recall Election

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By Sandi Masori Sandi Masori SAN DIEGO — While I was growing up, my family was always involved in politics in one way or another. My dad was a political reporter when I was really little and later served as the press secretary for San Diego’s acting mayor Bill Cleator. So I’ve always felt the excitement of elections and the democratic process. Last year I applied to work the polls for the 2020 presidential elections, but I was not called. I did get to work during the recent recall election, which Gov. Gavin Newsom survived by nearly a 2-1 margin. Now, with the High Holy Days behind us, let me … Read More “Impressions of a Poll Worker in California’s Recall Election”

BTK railway corridor has potential to reach Asia-Pacific region via Russian ports – official

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By Trend The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway corridor has the potential to reach the countries of the Asian-Pacific region through the ports of Russia’s Far East region, Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov said during the 30th plenary meeting of the International Coordination Council for Trans-Eurasian Transport, held online, Trend reports on Sept.17. According to Gurbanov, the liberation of Azerbaijani territories from Armenian occupation [in the 2020 second Karabakh war] created new opportunities for the development of railway communication with the countries of the region, o… Read More “BTK railway corridor has potential to reach Asia-Pacific region via Russian ports – official”

WHO rep hails course of vaccination in Azerbaijan

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By Ayya Lmahamad The larger the scale of vaccination will be, the more positive will be the results of fighting COVID-19, Trend has reported, quoting the head of WHO office in Azerbaijan, Hande Harmanci. She noted that the vaccination alone is not enough in the fight against coronavirus. “At the same time, it is also extremely important to wear medical masks indoors and in crowded places,” she added. The head of the WHO office in Azerbaijan stated that the growth in the number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in Azerbaijan is encouraging. “Azerbaijan is among the first countries in the re… Read More “WHO rep hails course of vaccination in Azerbaijan”

Futures dip on tech weakness, Treasury yields steady

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By Ambar Warrick (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, as steady Treasury yields after strong economic data this week pointed toward more movement out of heavyweight technology stocks. FAANG stocks, including Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc, some of the largest tech names on Wall Street, fell slightly in premarket trading. Yields on the benchmark 10-year notes held around levels touched yesterday, after an unexpectedly strong retail sales reading. Focus now turns to a meeting of the Federal Reserve next week, with investors debating if a swathe of strong economic data this week could… Read More “Futures dip on tech weakness, Treasury yields steady”

Bucks Hire Lisa Byington As First Full-Time Female TV Commentator In Men’s Pro Sports

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Lisa Byington, a reporter and sports commentator, has been named as the first woman to ever be hired as a full-time TV play-by-play announcer for one of the major U.S. men’s professional sports teams. On Wednesday, the Milwaukee Bucks announced that they hired Byington for the role, which was previously held by Jim Paschke. Paschke, a 35-year play-by-play veteran for the Bucks, had retired after the last NBA season, leaving an opening in the broadcasting roster. However, the position did not stay vacant for long. Byington has broadcasted games for the 2019 Women’s World Cup, the 2020 Olympic g… Read More “Bucks Hire Lisa Byington As First Full-Time Female TV Commentator In Men’s Pro Sports”

T1 launches NFT partnership with Swappable

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South Korean organisation T1 Entertainment & Sports has announced a partnership between T1’s DOTA2 team and NFT marketplace, Swappable. Per an official post on the Swappable connection, T1 fans will soon be able to purchase ‘exclusive digital collectables and T1 history’. The first T1 NFT drop will be T1 genesis NFTs with ‘unique properties that give the holders exclusive rights’. RELATED: EVOS Esports announces Uninterested Unicorns NFT partnership In addition to the NFT collection, Swappable’s company logo will be prominently featured on T1 team jersey sleeves as they compete at The Internation… Read More “T1 launches NFT partnership with Swappable”

What is this ‘missing matter’ of the Universe that has been found?

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France’s National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) has announced that a team of researchers has succeeded in mapping for the first time a galactic wind promoting the exchange of matter between a galaxy and a nebula. This discovery has facilitated part of the “missing matter” of the Universe to be detected, something which could not be observed until now. Our galaxy possesses ordinary matter, called “baryonic,” formed of elements classified in thel periodic table. It is also composed of so-called dark matter, whose composition is still unknown. The problem is that about 80% of the baryons … Read More “What is this ‘missing matter’ of the Universe that has been found?”