U.S. President Joe Bidens administration said it has helped deliver 100 million Covid-19 shots
six weeks ahead of his deadline as
several states open vaccine eligibility to all adults. But still, millions of Americans with disabilities are being
left behind, and Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that more easily transmitted variants continue to
threaten the countrys fight against the pandemic. With or without the blessing of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cruises for Americans are
coming back and so are
Disney parks. So too, medical experts warn, may a wave of infection and death if the U.S. isnt careful. Elsewhere, Paris is
back in lockdown, Saudi Arabias middle class is
struggling to find jobs and strict quarantine rules have Hong Kongs expat community
What youll want to read this weekend
The killings at three spas in the Atlanta area
highlighted the rising anti-Asian crime in the U.S., prompting Biden to
scrap a political event in Georgia and instead
deliver an impassioned speech attacking the perpetrators of hate crimes. Heres how he can stand up for Asian Americans, Noah Smith
writes in Bloomberg Opinion.
Junior bankers at Goldman Sachs
complained about 100-hour work weeks, saying its hurting their mental health (they even made their own chart). For Wall Street, a return to the office may
finally be in sight, or at least for JPMorgans latest batch of
Tesla beware. Volkswagen
laid out its vision to be the top maker of electric vehicles, and investors loved it. The companys elevation to stock market darling has been largely thanks to a string of rapid-fire announcements (a
lesson learned from the Tesla).
Listen to how competition is accelerating in the EV world.
Semiconductor chip shortages will blight the world for awhile, Anjani Trivedi
writes in Bloomberg Opinion. Even Samsung isnt
immune. The situation has
worsened so much that even the companies who make the equipment used to make the chips are warning of delays.
Heres a secret to becoming a
truly adventurous eaterask whats on your plate after youve tried it. Meanwhile the best bargains in the wine business
cost under $25 a bottle, and they taste like theyre worth double that.
What youll need to know next week
holds his first press conference as U.S. president.
- The WHO will report on how it thinks Covid-19
- EU leaders hold two-day summit, with
vaccines high on the agenda.
goes to the polls for the fourth time in two years.
Yacht merch galore at the Palm Beach International Boat Show.
What you’ll want to read in Businessweek
The pandemic brought the business opportunity of a lifetime to Puritan Medical Products of Guilford, Maine. But even a $250 million infusion from the U.S. government has done little to quell an epic family feud, according to
previously sealed legal documents.
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