More on the dismal jobs report
Retail lost 35,000 jobs in Nov.
Restaurants bars lost 17,000
Local education lost 20,700
+82,000 courier jobs in Nov.
+37,000 warehouse jobs
Not a good number considering the expectations
The Unemployment Rate declined to 6.7%
After a run of excellent vaccine news, an adjustment
Pfizer Inc. expects to ship half of the Covid-19 vaccines it originally planned for this year because of supply-chain problems, but still expects to roll out more than a billion doses in 2021.
“Scaling up the raw material supply chain took longer than expected,” a company spokeswoman said. “And it’s important to highlight that the outcome of the clinical trial was somewhat later than the initial projection.”
Pfizer and Germany-based partner BioNTech SE had hoped to roll out 100 million vaccines world-wide by the end of this year, a plan that has now been reduced to 50 million. The U.K. on Wednesday granted emergency-use authorization for the vaccine, becoming the first Western country to start administering doses.
Perhaps a deal really is imminent
The Covid numbers continue to go up in NYC
The 7-day test positivity rate hits 5.19 percent, and he again asks the elderly to stay home.
“It’s quite clear at this point that this second wave unfortunately is right upon us.”
It’s not just the U.S. mainland
Just a tad counterproductive from David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler’s perspective
It is now a 52-48 Republican majority