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2020-02-24 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Xi: Situation is grim!
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#1 Ha! Contained by the end of March.
Posted by Skidmark 2020-02-24 00:37||   2020-02-24 00:37|| Front Page Top

#2 "Oh, bother!", said Pooh.
Posted by SteveS 2020-02-24 01:34||   2020-02-24 01:34|| Front Page Top

#3 "The CHAIRMAN is in POWER, and the Situation is Excellent!"
Posted by Lex 2020-02-24 01:34||   2020-02-24 01:34|| Front Page Top

#4 #2 "Oh, bother!", said Pooh

"We're f---ed," said Eeyore (correctly)
Posted by Lex 2020-02-24 01:36||   2020-02-24 01:36|| Front Page Top

#5 Still little if any discussion regarding the precise origins. How strange.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-02-24 01:53||   2020-02-24 01:53|| Front Page Top

#6 ^The odd thing that the dog did in the night?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-02-24 02:28||   2020-02-24 02:28|| Front Page Top

#7 What apparently isn't taking place, or is totally shrouded from the media:

DHS and CDC mobilize top team of epidemiologists, microbiologist, and virologists to study origins of Corona virus.

But why bother when you already know ?
Posted by Besoeker 2020-02-24 02:40||   2020-02-24 02:40|| Front Page Top

#8 "The CHAIRMAN is in POWER, and the Situation is Excellent!"

mobilize top team of epidemiologists, microbiologist, and virologists

Which men? Top men.
Posted by AlanC 2020-02-24 07:58||   2020-02-24 07:58|| Front Page Top

#9 Someone else's turn for the "Grim new milepost" headline.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-02-24 08:37||   2020-02-24 08:37|| Front Page Top

#10 

Foreboding pandemic. No way to get around it.
Posted by Woodrow 2020-02-24 10:31||   2020-02-24 10:31|| Front Page Top

#11 Dow drops more than 700 800 900 points and is on track for its single biggest one-day loss since August, as fears mount the coronavirus outbreak in China will become a worldwide pandemic
Posted by Skidmark 2020-02-24 11:38||   2020-02-24 11:38|| Front Page Top

#12 = Opportunity to be seized.

Time to reconfigure our supply chains and end the China dependency once and for all.
Posted by Lex 2020-02-24 11:43||   2020-02-24 11:43|| Front Page Top

#13 "No need to amputate, it so rotten it gonna fall off any day now. "
Posted by Thaith Elmeresing6163 2020-02-24 12:34||   2020-02-24 12:34|| Front Page Top

#14 About the Dow dropping, Market Watch has a round-up of company comments on the impact of thr coronavirus, including this:

• Procter & Gamble Co. PG, -2.04% expects the outbreak to materially impact earnings for the January to March quarter in China and for the overall company, given that China is the consumer goods giant’s second-largest market. The company has 387 suppliers in China that ship to it globally more than 9,000 materials, impacting about 17,600 different finished products.

The question is whether P&G and other manufacturers have pre-approved back-up suppliers in case of emergency, a prudent preparation, given that smaller but disruptive emergencies happen all the time — it was only a few years ago that P&G’s IAMS pet food line had to switch to a new supplier for one of their key ingredients when contaminated dog food started making pets sick.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-02-24 15:30||   2020-02-24 15:30|| Front Page Top

#15 900 Dow points ain't what it used to be (38 was biggest drop in 1929 (13%), (and biggest was 1175 in 2018, 4.6%.)
Posted by Glenmore 2020-02-24 16:03||   2020-02-24 16:03|| Front Page Top

#16 My stock is dropping, calves.
Posted by Skidmark 2020-02-24 17:45||   2020-02-24 17:45|| Front Page Top

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