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American Airlines Launches First 737 MAX 8 Flight In 20 Months As Ryanair On Verge Of Big Order

Amid reports that Ryanair is about to put in the first big order for the revamped Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets, ending what has been a brutal sales drought that followed the two accidents that triggered the worldwide grounding of the jet, which has persisted for nearly two years. But that drought is about to…

One In Five US Hospitals Are On The Verge Of A Staffing Crisis

As COVID-19 cases surge pushing hospitalizations to levels unseen since the start of the pandemic, hospitals around the country are facing a staffing crisis. According to Bloomberg, 1 in 5 American hospitals anticipates a “critical staffing shortage” within a week’s time, according to DHHS. Midwestern states like Missouri, Wisconsin and North Dakota have reported the…

Time To Go All-In The “Big Short 3.0”? 80% Of New York Hotels On Verge Of Default

Now that hedge funds have finally started piling into the “Big Short 3.0″ trade, which as we first explained back in June is basically shifting the CMBS short from malls to hotels (via the overexposed CMBX Series 9 index whose BBB- tranche is the fulcrum), every incremental development in the sector is closely scrutinized. And…

Oregon Is On The Verge Of Decriminalizing Heroin, Cocaine, And LSD

In a move we are sure won’t have¬†any¬†negative repercussions on the state’s quality of life going forward, Oregon looks slated to the be the first state in the U.S. to decriminalize “hard drugs” like heroin, cocaine and LSD. The move could come as part of a ballot measure that voters will decide on during election…