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A ‘Messiah’ for the Multitudes, Freed From History’s Bonds

A ‘Messiah’ for the Multitudes, Freed From History’s Bonds

A ‘Messiah’ for the Multitudes, Freed From History’s Bonds A ‘Messiah’ for the Multitudes, Freed From History’s Bonds A gay Chinese-Canadian tenor struts through the streets of Vancouver, joyously proclaiming that “ev’ry valley shall be exalted” as the camera focuses in on his six-inch-high stiletto heels. A Tunisian-Canadian mezzo-soprano reimagines Jesus as a Muslim woman in a head scarf. In …

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Bonds Beat Stocks Over the Last 20 Years

Bonds Beat Stocks Over the Last 20 Years

Bonds Beat Stocks Over the Last 20 Years Bonds Beat Stocks Over the Last 20 Years You can count on stocks to beat bonds over the long haul. That, at least, is the common wisdom, and much of the time it has even been true. But not over long stretches lately. With the chaos in the stock market in recent …

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No Time to Die director originally wanted film to be set in James Bond’s mind during Spectre torture scene

No Time to Die director originally wanted film to be set in James Bond's mind during Spectre torture scene

The director of new Bond film No Time to Die originally wanted to make a 007 film that took place in the British spy’s mind during a torture scene in Spectre. Cary Joji Fukunaga, whose film was pushed back from April to November due to coronavirus, made the revelation in an interview with Miranda July. He told July, who was interviewing the filmmaker …

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Bonds Started to Falter. Then, the Fed Came to the Rescue.

Bonds Started to Falter. Then, the Fed Came to the Rescue.

“The bond market is the grease that makes the wheels of the economy turn,” said Kathy Jones, chief fixed-income strategist at the Schwab Center for Financial Research. “It is how businesses, the government, the banking system get funded. What the Fed is doing is to try and keep the wheels turning.” So far, it has been working. After the Fed’s …

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Plunge in Convention Hotel Travel Puts Municipal Bonds at Risk

Plunge in Convention Hotel Travel Puts Municipal Bonds at Risk

Confinement and social distancing mandates are taking a toll on business travel as airlines cut flight schedules and long-distance meetings are held with teleconferencing services like Zoom, putting cities around the nation in a bind. The plunge in business travel has cast a shadow over hotels that cater to conferences and conventions, which need a steady influx of travelers to …

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