2021 Archives

News and Views from Sturges Word’s 2021 Blog Posts

SWC’s Fast Five – April 9, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

April 9, 2021

The grandkids are playing – the stock market, and in other business news – longer-term office leases are trending, companies take a pledge to shrink the racial wealth gap and a special few don’t pay a single dollar in federal taxes. Distract yourself with the doggie version of ancestry.com.

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SWC’s Fast Five – April 9, 20212021-04-09T08:23:00-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – April 2, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

April 2, 2021

Your growing traffic congestion experience is making farmers happy as we head toward increasingly unrecognizable office space, get access at work and home to rapid COVID tests and finally can exert a little control over who posts comments to our Facebook page as some, but not all of us, think we are getting back to normal.

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SWC’s Fast Five – April 2, 20212021-04-02T07:47:21-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – March 26, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

March 26, 2021

What’s more spendy, a Tesla or a Toyota RAV4? COVID good news and bad news and why we hear more of the bad. Jobless claims – they say the news is good but dig deeper people. And, it is not the biggest news. In fact, it is not news at all but it is validating to hear someone else say what all of us have experienced with inkjet printers.

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SWC’s Fast Five – March 26, 20212021-03-26T08:13:48-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five – March 12, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

March 12, 2021

Travel is back in the news for you EV drivers and intrepid flyers, there’s good news in cutting household debt and child poverty rates while, watch out, the robots are coming.

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SWC’s Fast Five – March 12, 20212021-03-12T08:16:13-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – March 5, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

March 5, 2021

A pandemic baby boom goes bust while the kids we have get in line for their COVID shots, Google crumbles some of it tracking cookies, evictions and back rent just keep growing and WFH, we’re still doing that for a while.

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SWC’s Fast Five – March 5, 20212021-03-05T08:43:20-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – February 26, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

February 26, 2021

The looming doctor shortage, COVID and flu forever, our energy infrastructure gets a D+, the complicated working out of a minimum wage hike and, go ahead, a trillion dollars is a bargain these days.

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SWC’s Fast Five – February 26, 20212021-02-26T08:34:27-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – February 19, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

February 19, 2021

Old school is new school with the latest thing in social media and top performers in retail, 55+ is getting fewer minuses, Facebook is having a tantrum and people, NASA stuck its landing on Mars. That’s 40 million miles of inspiration.

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SWC’s Fast Five – February 19, 20212021-02-19T08:39:43-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – February 12, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

February 12, 2021

It’s economy week. News about employment, wages, jobs, pretend money – oh boy! And death, that, too. Most importantly, we offer you a tutorial on how to separate your unplanned kitty face from Zoom.

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SWC’s Fast Five – February 12, 20212021-02-12T06:36:55-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – February 5, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

February 5, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine passports get traction while the seasonal flu vanishes, the patchwork U.S. recovery stymies stimulus calculations as productivity takes a plunge not seen in nearly 40 years and, the case for a ninth public holiday – Super Bowl Monday.

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SWC’s Fast Five – February 5, 20212021-02-11T16:16:49-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – January 29, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

January 29, 2021

Get a cup of coffee and settle in. This explainer how we got the vaccines so quickly is a stunner. Also, about the emerging mutations, what’s happening with people who already have mortgages while the housing market stays as hot as ever, and then taxes and death, in that order.

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SWC’s Fast Five – January 29, 20212021-01-29T08:55:01-06:00