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China's surprise COVID pivot offers fresh hope to shipping markets

China’s surprise COVID pivot offers fresh hope to shipping markets

Shipping stocks slid as Chinese protesters took to the streets. But the civil unrest is proving positive: the Chinese government is easing COVID restrictions faster than expected, which should support tanker and dry bulk demand and improve containerized cargo flows. The abrupt change in policy coincides with other bad news about Chinese exports. On Wednesday, …

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How tight is Madison's student rental market?  Researchers hope to find out.

How tight is Madison’s student rental market? Researchers hope to find out.

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the UW-Madison housing market is nearing a crisis. Earlier this fall, students waited for hours to sign leases for housing they deemed affordable. Some students max out their housing budget after working all summer. As of last week, University Housing had a waiting list of 2,400 for 1,000 beds for returning …

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