Business Report

And today on Wall Street, sales of Charmin
And Cottonelle continue to rise, as have sales

Of inferior face masks and Purell; a liquidity
Driven rally, with the Midcap Index up and

The 3BTD&L Market showing shares galloping
Ahead vigorously; the Dow Jones Post-Industrial

And the Nasdaq Commodity Exchange have rallied
At .01% and .02% respectively, recovering virtually

All of their pre-COVID losses; weapon sales, mass
Incarceration, surveillance, and pharmaceutical

Profiteering are up, as are homelessness and
Despair; love, romance, and good poetry are down;

Stocks for cremation services and the funeral industry
Continue to rise; liberal sociopathy dipped slightly

At .06% on the S&P, but finished strong, rallying
At 43.5%; coronavirus testing fell to minus 89%,

And contact tracing dipped at minus 437,200%,
With net outflows on the Asian markets, a receding

Of the QBY Index and the STU Bond Exchange –
Showing growth, and promising new investor models

David Penner has taught English and ESL within the City University of New York and at Fordham. His articles on politics and health care have appeared in CounterPunch, Dissident Voice, Dr. Linda and KevinMD; while his poetry has been published with Dissident Voice. Also a photographer, he is the author of three books: Faces of Manhattan Island, Faces of The New Economy, and Manhattan Pairs. He can be reached at: 321davidadam@gmail. Read other articles by David.