2020 Archives

News and Views from Sturges Word’s 2020 Blog Posts

SWC’s Fast Five – March 19, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

March 19, 2021

COVID long haulers get some attention, it’s a question if we’re covered when cybercriminals steal our retirement savings, NFTs are explained for you speculators, summer school is welcomed while new species of mosquitos bring diseases that are not.

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SWC’s Fast Five – March 19, 20212021-03-19T07:33:56-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – December 25, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

December 25, 2020

Celebrating Christmas like its 1918, crushing gift returns, the surprising stimulus effect of food stamps, a fading practice generated the earliest explainers of COVID and pandemic stocking gifts.

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SWC’s Fast Five – December 25, 20202020-12-25T19:57:55-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – December 18, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

December 18, 2020

Vaccines, again, we know but there’s more to understand about them including you likely won’t get to pick the one you get; that cyberattack that seems distant and far away but likely will come to each of our doorsteps; MLB makes a symbolic but important gesture and, well, we’ll just call it waste water news.

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SWC’s Fast Five – December 18, 20202020-12-18T09:10:03-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – December 11, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

December 11, 2020

More of us are using food banks so no surprise that household income is down. Still CFO’s are optimistic, post pandemic, and the vaccine will slow roll into communities. Pantone does a number on its color and we bring you more symbols and abbreviations so we can understand each other online.

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SWC’s Fast Five – December 11, 20202020-12-11T06:46:22-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – December 4, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

December 4, 2020

Hiring continues to trend down, COVID gums up return to work, we’re still buying every last house we can put our hands on, delivery people can’t catch a break and it turns out a frozen embryo as old as your college grad living in your basement holds up.

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SWC’s Fast Five – December 4, 20202020-12-04T10:13:44-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – November 27, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

November 27, 2020

The Dow is manic, e-commerce is not COVID’s fault, AstraZeneca gets sent to the principal’s office, hello unasked-for non-interest loan that’s coming due and is chess like golf but without the shoes?.

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SWC’s Fast Five – November 27, 20202020-11-27T11:42:24-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – November 20, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

November 20, 2020

People are getting paid before payday, we’re no longer dependent on Russia for space flight, the science behind these vaccines is good news for COVID and other disease, economists’ forecasts look good post vaccine and you can act the fool on one social channel and shrug it off. Some good news for you as we head into Thanksgiving week.

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SWC’s Fast Five – November 20, 20202020-11-27T11:24:52-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – November 13, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

November 13, 2020

The news could be good, also complicated, for vaccines. It is good about business startups. And then there’s the budget deficit, yikes. Let’s all go eat out of glass box.

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SWC’s Fast Five – November 13, 20202020-11-13T08:04:45-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – November 6, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

November 6, 2020

There is other news. Fast Five had to scrounge for it but we found the good and the bad for you in hiring, new COVID vaccine technologies, how shopping continues to save the country, we’re taking our hot mess to space and, this just in, Florida Man isn’t always an idiot.

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SWC’s Fast Five – November 6, 20202020-11-06T08:32:37-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – October 30, 2020

SWC’s Fast Five

October 30, 2020

Why – day light savings, people don’t vote, your state may still mostly use coal and a record-setting third quarter GDP growth rate is nothing to write home about.

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SWC’s Fast Five – October 30, 20202020-10-30T08:59:17-05:00