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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

SWC’s Fast Five – January 22, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

January 22, 2021

Business travel has a long road to recovery, deaths from COVID add up quickly while the vaccine rolls out slowly, economic recovery will be great if you can hold on until that happens, taxes are still due on time and, guess where everybody is moving!

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SWC’s Fast Five – January 22, 20212021-01-22T09:48:19-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – January 15, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

January 15, 2021

Cancer deaths are down again, and there’s a new COVID-19 vaccine around the corner so that’s good! Also, impeachment, businesses contemplate mob violence and now people are pretending to commute.

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SWC’s Fast Five – January 15, 20212021-01-15T11:02:39-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – January 8, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

January 8, 2021

So many words and few of them equal to what has occurred this week. We're sticking to our schedule but we don’t have any better idea of what to say about it than you do.

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SWC’s Fast Five – January 8, 20212021-01-08T07:58:35-06:00

SWC’s Fast Five – January 1, 2021

SWC’s Fast Five

January 1, 2021

It's 2021 - finally! And we're starting the year off with the sublime and the ridiculous - talking faucets, government sugar haters, transparency on hospital charges, the vaccine that’s coming anytime now and the words to that song you always mess up.

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SWC’s Fast Five – January 1, 20212021-01-01T08:56:11-06:00

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