How will Covid-19/Coronavirus Affect my Alternative Investment Portfolio? Part 43: December 19th
Updated: Feb 8
3rd U.S. death wave soars to new records; Crystal ball: Reprieve or calm before the storm? Third wave of infections slow while holidays loom; World round up: Disastrous week as South Korea loses its lid on the virus, Sweden's King says the country "has failed," much of Europe backtracks, and U.K. stumbles against super contagious and concerning mutation; State Roundup: Covid-19 patients overload hospitals and the dead overload mortuaries in hard-hit states like California, Missouri and North Carolina; Georgia’s Bellwether economic recovery: revisited in one week; Economy once again hammered by record new unemployment, as jobs recovery backs up into unwanted reverse; Financial cliff: Huge progress, a stumbling block, and extra time added to make a deal; Moderna vaccine authorized by FDA for emergency use in the U.S.; London hammered by highly contagious virus mutation that's "70% more transmissible" than original and forced to go into major lockdown; Sunday morning update: U.K. says super-contagious mutation is "out of control", harsh lockdowns may not be lifted for “months” and it has already spread elsewhere; Covid-19 “long haulers” may take more than a year to recover; Update on my portfolio strategy.