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How to Invest in a Pandemic, Political Crisis and Possible Bubble

How to Invest in a Pandemic, Political Crisis and Possible Bubble

How to Invest in a Pandemic, Political Crisis and Possible Bubble How to Invest in a Pandemic, Political Crisis and Possible Bubble On the face of it, stocks have behaved impossibly well since they began rebounding last March in response to the Federal Reserve’s emergency intervention in the markets. Since then, the S&P 500 has returned more than 70 percent, …

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No Bubble for the N.B.A. Season? It’s a Problem

No Bubble for the N.B.A. Season? It’s a Problem

No Bubble for the N.B.A. Season? It’s a Problem No Bubble for the N.B.A. Season? It’s a Problem As long, costly and emotionally draining as 2020 was for the N.B.A., beyond the universal strain of a global health crisis, not every one of those 366 days was dour. The league was applauded often for how it responded to the challenges. …

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How to Get More From Your Pandemic Bubble

How to Get More From Your Pandemic Bubble

How to Get More From Your Pandemic Bubble How to Get More From Your Pandemic Bubble Is your pandemic bubble a keeper? Among the many lessons learned in 2020, the power of a trusted friend group may be the most lasting. This summer, nearly half of Americans said they had formed a “pod” or social “bubble” — a select group …

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Swimming in a Bubble, Free From the Tyranny of Times

Swimming in a Bubble, Free From the Tyranny of Times

Swimming in a Bubble, Free From the Tyranny of Times Swimming in a Bubble, Free From the Tyranny of Times Caeleb Dressel’s record time disappeared from the scoreboard at Budapest’s Duna Arena almost as fast as he could check it, vanishing as if it were an unsightly stain wiped clean by an unseen hand. The scoreboard was not malfunctioning. In …

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Tampa Bay Lightning Win Stanley Cup in Pandemic Bubble

Tampa Bay Lightning Win Stanley Cup in Pandemic Bubble

Tampa Bay Lightning Win Stanley Cup in Pandemic Bubble Tampa Bay Lightning Win Stanley Cup in Pandemic Bubble In an era of parity in the N.H.L., where dynastic franchises largely belong to a bygone era, Tampa Bay has been one of the most successful teams in the league since Cooper took over behind their bench near the end of the …

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Remember the ‘Travel Bubble’? Here’s How It Burst

Remember the ‘Travel Bubble’? Here’s How It Burst

Remember the ‘Travel Bubble’? Here’s How It Burst Remember the ‘Travel Bubble’? Here’s How It Burst One of the strategies for keeping international travel afloat during the pandemic was the creation of “travel bubbles”: alliances between neighboring nations with low infection rates that would allow travelers from those countries to freely visit. But as the summer draws to a close …

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N.B.A. Playoff Teams Feel the Pain of Bubble Injuries

N.B.A. Playoff Teams Feel the Pain of Bubble Injuries

N.B.A. Playoff Teams Feel the Pain of Bubble Injuries N.B.A. Playoff Teams Feel the Pain of Bubble Injuries Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers was in one of his playful and provocative moods when we crossed paths for the first …

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Damian Lillard Thrives in the Bubble

Damian Lillard Thrives in the Bubble

Damian Lillard Thrives in the Bubble Damian Lillard Thrives in the Bubble Scott Bamforth knows Damian Lillard better than most. For two seasons, they shared the backcourt as teammates at Weber State. Lillard eventually left as an N.B.A. lottery pick while Bamforth, after breaking Lillard’s school records for 3-point shooting, landed in Spain a year later. They still keep in …

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On Neutral Courts, N.B.A. Bubble ‘Home’ Teams Still Have an Edge

On Neutral Courts, N.B.A. Bubble ‘Home’ Teams Still Have an Edge

On Neutral Courts, N.B.A. Bubble ‘Home’ Teams Still Have an Edge On Neutral Courts, N.B.A. Bubble ‘Home’ Teams Still Have an Edge “He’s one of those guys that loves a challenge,” Peter Feigin, the president of the Bucks, said in a telephone interview. “He’s the calm in the storm.” Feigin said he sent several other members of his organization to …

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Stephen Curry Has ‘Major FOMO’ in Life Outside the N.B.A. Bubble

Stephen Curry Has ‘Major FOMO’ in Life Outside the N.B.A. Bubble

Stephen Curry Has ‘Major FOMO’ in Life Outside the N.B.A. Bubble Stephen Curry Has ‘Major FOMO’ in Life Outside the N.B.A. Bubble Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The phone rang Sunday night with a giddy Stephen Curry on the other end of the line. The …

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