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Market Watch Weekly | March 12, 2021 | A Year in the Life...

Erik Dekker - Mar 12, 2021
On Thursday, the world marked the one-year anniversary of the WHO declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic. Some will remember March 11, 2020 as the day the NBA paused its season, beginning a cascade of postponed or canceled sporting events that...

On Thursday, the world marked the one-year anniversary of the WHO declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic. Some will remember March 11, 2020 as the day the NBA paused its season, beginning a cascade of postponed or canceled sporting events that would last months. Others will remember Tom Hanks’s positive COVID tests in Australia.

It has been a long, strange year. Things like wearing a mask and social distancing have shifted from the weird, to the norm, to the mundane in most people’s minds. It is old T.V. shows showing crowded bars and clubs or other “normal” behavior that is now shocking. History suggests that some of the changes in habits will stick, shaking hands may never be normal again, say, but mostly we will return to our old ways once this amorphous threat is gone.

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