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December 9, 2021

Two Chinese Real Estate Forecast firms have Defaulted.

https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20211209-two-chinese-property-firms-default-on-1-6-billion-in-bonds-fitch

Evergrande finally failed to pay off on 1.6 billion dollars worth of bonds. A smaller firm defaulted on a mere 400 million. According to Bloomberg this makes ten Chinese real estate firms that have failed.in recent weeks.
December 9, 2021

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes blasts ex-boyfriend

in her last day on the witness stand. Apparently the defense rested today.
It's a pretty leisurely trial. Her cross examination was interrupted by something like a five day break. Now final arguments are scheduled for Dec. 16. Usually judges like to hurry things along. Not this one.
Well, the defense seems to be her saying she didn't intend to be a fraudster. We'll see how it played, I assume before the holiday.

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/08/theranos-founder-holmes-blasts-sunny-balwani-before-defense-rests.html
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December 7, 2021

Pearl Harbor victim identification program comes to an end.

https://www.stripes.com/veterans/2021-12-05/pearl-harbor-anniversary-remains-unidentified-pow-mia-dpaa-3866366.html

Recent efforts by the military have identified 355 of those lost on the USS Oklahoma on December 7, 1941. Only 33 remain unidentified.
December 7, 2021

Remember Pearl Harbor- Sammy Kaye




There's another version that I can't post.
December 7, 2021

Yesterday's Market Movers!

https://www.cnbc.com/us-market-movers/

Yikes! Somebody thinks we're going to move past Covid!
December 7, 2021

A date which will live in Infamy.



In the manuscript of the speech you can see where FDR crosses out the word 'history' and hand writes in the word 'infamy'.
December 7, 2021

Odd testimony in the Ghislaine Maxwell trial.

Apparently a woman named Kate testified today, one of four women the government is expected to call and are described in the indictment as victims.
The thing of it is the judge told the jury before she testified that she was over the age of consent at the time and thus was not a victim.
I'm sure the feds had a reason for calling her, but you would think they would prefer witnesses who are victims as opposed to those who are not.
Actually, I have no idea what's going on with the trial.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/-didnt-know-say-no-ghislaine-maxwell-accuser-testifies-court-rcna7775

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