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C19 Open Discussion Week 15b

From NJ Business Magazine: Pandemic Drives Manhattanites’ Moves to New Jersey New Yorkers concerned about contracting coronavirus in their apartment buildings’ elevators and who have been working from home in small-but-expensive apartments are fleeing to northern New Jersey’s suburbs, according … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 15

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C19 Open Discussion Week 14c

From Bloomberg: Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Biggest Price Increase Since 2005 Pandemic-weary New Yorkers, eager to escape the confines of city living, may push up suburban New Jersey home prices by the most in 16 years. That’s the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 14b

From the Star Ledger: N.J. to borrow $1.7B from feds to pay unemployment benefits  New Jersey will borrow $1.7 billion from the federal government to replenish the unemployment fund that’s paid out more than $2.1 billion in benefits to workers who lost … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 14

From the Star Ledger: Asbury Park sued by state over indoor dining defiance Two days after Asbury Park revealed it would violate Gov. Phil Murphy’s coronavirus lockdown orders and allow restaurants to offer indoor dining starting Monday, Murphy announced Friday the state was suing the … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 13c

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C19 Open Discussion Week 13b

From NJ101.5: ‘Reopen our economy now’ — Mayors complain that NJ moving too slow Mayors of 20 of Ocean County’s 33 municipalities sent a letter Friday to Murphy calling on him to “open our economy now,” complaining that the Democratic … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 13

Something something too tired to get out of bed.

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C19 Open Discussion Week 12c

New Jersey is going to mortgage your house to pay for Coronavirus. From Law360: NJ $5B Bond Bill Includes Statewide Property Tax Trigger A New Jersey bill advancing in the Assembly would allow the state to issue $5 billion in … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 12b

Took a little while. People might not be driving to work, but they are certainly driving again.

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C19 Open Discussion Week 12

Two interesting data points from Otteau Group: In NJ, week three projections for May 2020 show sales picked up slightly compared to the previous month, but still project a 21% decline year-on-year, bringing sales to their lowest levels since 2013.  … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 11b

Breaking news, Bill Gates admits role in world domination scheme. Discusses plan to inject humans with tracking microchips disguised as sars-cov-2 vaccine.

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C19 Open Discussion Week 11

From Science: T cells found in COVID-19 patients ‘bode well’ for long-term immunity Immune warriors known as T cells help us fight some viruses, but their importance for battling SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been unclear. Now, two … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 10c

Return to normalcy? We have the first signs of a return to normal weekly driving patterns in New Jersey. Almost want to call it a return to sinus rhythm after a period of afib. Maybe the patient isn’t dead just … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 10b

From CNBC: Weekly mortgage applications point to a remarkable recovery in homebuying If mortgage demand is an indicator, buyers are coming back to the housing market far faster than anticipated, despite coronavirus shutdowns and job losses. Mortgage applications to purchase … Continue reading

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