Monday Reading

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Morning Nuggets – Monday, November 30, 2020

Moderna to ask the FDA to greenlight its coronavirus vaccine – The Washington Post

“You don’t want to get ahead of yourself and claim any victories, but this has the makings of a very, very important positive impact on ending this outbreak,” said Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.”

Vaccines Are Coming, but Pandemic Experts Expect a ‘Horrible’ Winter – The New York Times

Our failure to protect ourselves has caught up to us. The nation now must endure a critical period of transition, one that threatens to last far too long, as we set aside justifiable optimism about next spring and confront the dark winter ahead.

Citigroup’s Jane Fraser, First Woman to Run Major U.S. Bank, Discusses Her Plans – Bloomberg

So I learned to be much bolder. And if you make a wrong decision, you make another decision. Those were really the two things: What’s the vision? And be bold. Take those tough decisions. Gumption. I’m trying to bring the same values and thinking.

The King of Trump TV Thinks You’re Dumb Enough to Buy It – The New York Times

But nobody I’ve ever covered treats an audience with the blithe disdain of Mr. Ruddy. He has them watching a great story — a thriller, a whodunit — about a stolen election. He thinks they’re stupid enough to fall for it, dumb enough to keep watching even after the fantasy inevitably dissolves…

Bitcoin and China Are Winning the Covid-19 Monetary Revolution – Bloomberg

We are living through a monetary revolution so multifaceted that few of us comprehend its full extent. The technological transformation of the internet is driving this revolution. The pandemic of 2020 has accelerated it

Apple Si – The Surprise Twist – It’s not About Money | DIGITS to DOLLARS

Compare that to the $10 billion or so it would cost to buy merchant silicon and something becomes clear – Apple is not saving that much money by building its own silicon.

San Francisco’s Chinatown fights for its life during covid-19 – The Washington Post

Covid-19 has decimated tourism in the neighborhood. Can its historic businesses survive?

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