Food for Thought: 2021 performance by asset class

1. 2021 performance by asset class:
Source: Visual Capitalist, h/t Walter   Read full article  
2. Institutional investors’ attitude towards in-person meetings:
Source: BofA Global Research  
3. Credit cards vs. BNPL (buy now pay later):
Source: GP Bullhound   Read full article  
4. Millionaires by country:
Source: Credit Suisse  
5. Married couples with kids as a share of US households:
Source: @bpolitics   Read full article  
6. Population ages 0-14 as a share of total population:
Source: arXiv   Read full article  
7. COVID hospitalizations vs. ICU admissions in South Africa:
Source: Capital Economics  
8. Death rates among COVID cases:
Source: Hugo Ste-Marie, Portfolio & Quantitative Strategy Global Equity Research, Scotia Capital  
9. Walgreens visits vs. 2019:
10. Fully-vaccinated population share:
Source: @simongerman600   Read full article  
11. Staffing shortages at US hospitals:
Source: Bloomberg   Read full article  
12. Vasco da Gama’s first voyage to India:
Source: Britannica   Read full article