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🚨Situational awareness: "OPEC and allies led by Russia postponed talks on oil output policy for 2021 to Thursday, as key players still disagreed on how much oil they should pump amid weak demand due to the coronavirus pandemic." (Reuters)
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🎶And at this moment in 1991, P.M. Dawn was atop Billboard's singles charts with a reminder that marionette strings are dangerous things...