Make it a big outdoor party The first two ideas by Local Projects would drive discourse and dialog. But what about just generating some excitement? For this, the designers imagine something simple but compelling: Outdoor parties held across America. By streaming the convention into our park system and other open spaces, people could gather, distanced and with masks, to celebrate their candidate collectively, with the sort of energy that can only be generated by many human bodies sharing a space. … [Read more...] about The 6 wildest design concepts for a virtual Democratic National Convention
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I found the exchange a bit mystifying. Not because I’m not susceptible to bouts of righteousness; we all are. And we can all gain from a better understanding of the perspective of others (even if we disagree with them). But my point wasn’t about politics or about Trump, it wasn’t about Democrats versus Republicans. The point I was trying to zero in on was about business leaders, regardless of the political landscape, and their increasingly vital role in shaping and encouraging our culture and society. … [Read more...] about Bias In Business Can’t Be Ignored, From Google To Charlottesville
To avoid continuing in the K shape, Clark called on lawmakers to send out more PPP funding for small businesses, and more resources to state and local governments to bolster essential services like public education. “Congress might see 20+ percentage points of growth in Q3 and think we’re out of the woods,” she said. “They would be sorely mistaken. For laid off workers and for businesses barely scraping by, the crisis is as acute today and it was in March.” … [Read more...] about Forget U or V or W: We may be headed toward a K-shaped recovery
Moneycontrol.com - News! The Dow to Bounce HigherDow finally breached the 20,000 mark on Jan 25, this year as predicted by our article in the last year (The rise and rise of the Dow, written on Dec 20, 2016). The Trump phenomenon which had created the momentum through the months of November and December faded post the inauguration speech and the controversial executive orders which followed. Wall Street was buoyed by better than expected earnings from both the financial sector, the tech industry and specifically for the Dow on Jan 25, the strong gains seen in the Boeing and Caterpillar shares post their earnings announcement. From the start of this week though, Dow has slipped off the highs seen, trading just below around 19700 mark. There are concerns that the recent executive orders by Trump will likely slow the flow the talent into the country and raise geopolitical tensions, which has dented sentiment on Wall Street. Specifically for the pharmaceutical industry and even a lot of … [Read more...] about The Dow to Bounce Higher
Market participants are however, cautious largely because tax cuts and deregulation have already been priced in, with the rally through the last three months. Recent executive orders by Trump, which will likely slow the flow the talent into the country and raise geopolitical tensions, did prove to be a setback to the feel good sentiment, but has not been enough to really dent the rally. Further, Dallas FED President Robert Kaplan reiterated the FED view, for sooner rather than later rate hikes, This along with recent upbeat US economic data have spiked rate hike chances in March to 50%. Higher interest rates will support bond markets, which could prompt an outflow from equities. … [Read more...] about Dow Heading To More Record Highs?