A worker wears a protective suit as he waits to screen people entering an office building in Beijing on February 10. China's workforce is slowly coming back to work after the coronavirus outbreak forced many parts of the country to extend the Lunar New Year holiday by more than a week. … [Read more...] about Novel coronavirus cases top 80,000 as markets plunge on pandemic fears
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“Given the fact that relative to other assets, commodities still remain very low and particularly taking the burden of this reaction, then you would expect the recovery to be quite sharp as we go into the third quarter,” Wayne Gordon, executive director for commodities and foreign exchange, said in a Bloomberg Television interview. … [Read more...] about Oil slides, gold jumps as virus rocks commodities
His explorations began when he noticed that the Swiss village where he liked to holiday had evolved in curious ways: more buildings, fewer people. One of the wind-chapped farmers, he discovered, was actually a physicist from Frankfurt. Other alien elements had crept in, too. “In a classical Swiss meadow, the driver of the tractor is from Sri Lanka, and the only people in the typical village square are three south Asian women, who are now necessary for maintaining Switzerland, looking after the pets, the kids, and the houses,” Koolhaas writes. The stunning realization that European professionals retire to the country and import domestic workers from far away yields the sort of show you might expect such an epiphany to produce: an extravaganza of gee-whizzery. This is less an anthology of revelations than an instance of childlike wonder run amok. … [Read more...] about Farm Livin’ Is the Life for Me,
There was an order Monday night for a resolution "for state action to combat nip bottle and single use water bottle litter." There was a request it be considered immediately, but Councilor John Tramontozzi objected, pushing the order to the Legal and Legislative Committee. … [Read more...] about Melrose City Council Approves Retail Liquor Sales
Fuller asked him to spell out what he needs from her, and he said that is “100% confidence in knowing that I can always count on you and always lean on you. Even if I tell you something, and I say it the wrong way, you’re able to not have that piss you off in a way or it’s too much where you do need to get away. If I say something to you that’s not in the right way, you need to tell me that, and I’ll find a different way to get it across.” … [Read more...] about ‘The Bachelor’ Recap: Madison Prewett Finally Opens Up to Peter Weber — But Is It Too Late?