D.C. brings back indoor mask mandate amid surging infections

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s capital is reinstating its indoor mask mandate as the region and country grapple with a fresh surge in COVID-19 infections. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Monday that she would declare a state of emergency and urged Washingtonians to get vaccinations and booster shots, and limit their social activities over the holidays….

Surging Inflation Could See Millions of American Households Paying $3,500 in Additional Expenses This Year

Surging inflation will cost millions of Americans more than $3,000 in additional expenses this year, according to a Penn Wharton University of Pennsylvania Budget Model (PWBM) analysis published on Wednesday. PWBM, a nonpartisan research-based initiative, estimates that the historic levels of inflation will require the average U.S. household to spend around $3,500 more in 2021 to achieve the same level of consumption of…

COVID Cases Surging in Most Vaxxed U.S. States: Newsweek

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Surging Treasury Yields Batter Amid Broad Tech Selloff

NEW YORK—A broad selloff in technology and growth names battered the flagship fund of star stock picker Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest, as investors shifted away from tech shares amid a sharp rise in Treasury yields. The ARK Innovation ETF, which had $21.4 billion in assets as of last week, according to Refinitiv, fell 4.2 percent…

Senior San Francisco Official Compares Those who Complain about Surging Crime and Looting to KKK Members

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Small Businesses Freaking Out About Surging Taxes Under Biden

In December, the first month after Donald Trump’s loss, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index slumped 5.5 points to 95.9, falling below the average Index value since 1973 of 98, and missing expectations of a triple digit print. Nine of the 10 Index components declined and only one improved. Of note, owners expecting better business…

Goldman Now Sees Q1 GDP Surging 5% Thanks To $900BN Covid Stimulus

It was just one month ago when Wall Street’s best and brightest – which these days also means most clueless – personified in this case by JPMorgan’s chief economists, predicted that GDP in the first quarter of 2021 would contract by 1%, effectively putting the US on collision course with a double dip recession. Just…