News from the Control Tower this week includes:
If CEOs really intended to amend their companies’ purpose, they’d at least consult their board first
So the economic recovery is continuing — but it’s moving very slowly, and we aren’t close to being out of the woods.
Toilet paper and frozen veggies are making a comeback, but other backlogs in the supply chain are causing bare shelves and higher prices
With so much going on, the revival of the gold price in recent weeks hasn’t really got the attention it deserves.
Yet in historical terms, the rally has been noteworthy:
Paywalls are justified, even though they are annoying. It costs money to produce good writing, to run a website, to license photographs.
Bonus: Sweatpants Forever Even before the pandemic, the whole fashion industry had started to unravel. What happens now that no one has a reason to dress up?
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