Succinct Summary: The first few weeks of September are usually filled with conferences where companies talk about long term industry trends. This year it's hard to look long term because things have been moving so fast. Still, the Covid rush seems to have calmed down some and the US is getting comfortable with a new normal. The big question on people's minds: do we ever get back to the old normal?
Succinct Summary: It is quite clear by now that we are in a recession. The hope is that this is a different kind of recession and that we will be out of it quickly. But that depends on the trajectory of containing the virus. The good news is that things in China look better after containing the virus. Editor's Request: This weekly newsletter is made possible by donations from our readers. If you like what you are reading and want to help us keep it going, click here to donate (Our suggested donation: $10 per month).