BlackRock’s Larry Fink; Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Study

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Larry Fink, co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of BlackRock, gives his outlook for the markets, the U.S. economic recovery, and fiscal stimulus. For the second time, BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager, is working with the Federal Reserve to help prop up the American economy. Larry Fink considers the promise of SPACs and retail investing platforms like Robinhood, and he underscores the role corporations can play in curbing climate change. Plus, Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine study is paused after a participant reported an illness. Dr. Zeke Emanuel, former White House Health Care Policy Advisor to President Obama, explains that pauses are part of standard scientific inquiry. In a new research letter for the Journal of the American Medical Association, Dr. Emanuel compares America’s response to the pandemic with other similarly populated OECD countries. 

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