The first quarter of 2021 was busier than most from a news standpoint. It started with a poor rollout of the various COVID-19 vaccines and has ended with greater than expected vaccine distribution globally. We went from the Washington riots, to Biden’s inauguration, and Democrat victory in Georgia paving the way for further U.S. fiscal stimulus with the passing of another $1.9 trillion. Lastly, while global trade picked up, it was temporarily halted due to a ship the size of the Empire State Building becoming stuck within the Suez Canal.
1st Quarter 2021
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