Morning Glory, everyone!
On this day in 1919, The British House of Lords ratified the Versailles Treaty.
- The markets seem to be putting concerns about the economic effects of the Delta variant to one side, though markets are expected to remain jittery heading into the peak summer vacation period… (Wall Street Journal)
- Washington could begin to sweat as we reach the debt ceiling. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told Punchbowl News “I can’t imagine there will be a single Republican voting to raise the debt ceiling after what we’ve been experiencing,” (Punchbowl News)
- Life expectancy in the U.S. fell by 1.5 years in 2020, the biggest decline since at least World War II, as the Covid-19 pandemic killed hundreds of thousands and exacerbated crises in drug overdoses, homicides and some chronic diseases.
today now too:
Mortgage demand dropped for the week according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (CNBC)