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PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL-$296.53, NASDAQ). The Evolution of a Cryptocurrency “Interchange”.

What is the end game for the holder of cryptocurrency stored on that thumb drive in their bank safety deposit box? Anonymity is important but liquidity is paramount and that is the current issue for holders of the equity-like product

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Astra-Zeneca Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine Study Determines the Product is Ineffective on South African Variant.

https://www.ft.com/content/e9bbd4fe-e6bf-4383-bfd3-be64140a3f36?shareType=nongift The drill-down is worse than the top-line news. With an average age of 31 for the test pool; just how many at age 31 wind up hospitalized as a result of Covid-19 contraction (yes, blah, blah, blah, there is

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Government of Canada Enters into a Manufacturing Production Agreement “Memorandum of Understanding” with Novavax (NVAX-$264, NASDAQ).

“That was a Shrewdly Negotiated Deal on behalf of the Government of Canada”….Said no one, Ever. The US public is often critical of the American federal and state response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In comparison to the actions undertaken by

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Novavax (NVAX-$220.84, NASDAQ) Acquired for the Model Portfolio.

As a collector, it occasionally pains me to consider parting with an item. Sometimes, the thought process involved produces a dull, persistent headache until a decision is made. Conversely, when a recently discovered, newly authenticated, Caravaggio comes up for auction

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Moderna (MRNA-$173.16, NASDAQ) Asks FDA to Permit Labelling to Allow for a 15 Dose Per Vial Designation.

Moderna has applied to the FDA to permit each vial of Covid-19 vaccine to hold 15 doses, rather than the current labelling of 10 doses. For the media, the public relations statement is that by allowing each vial to hold

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