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"This year, 2021, was the optimistic window of economic recovery, with an assured mass vaccination program and an imagined return to normalcy. As with previous pandemics, once confidence was restored the economy boomed; but enthusiasm _...Read More_
"This year, 2021, was the optimistic window of economic recovery, with an assured mass vaccination program and an imagined return to normalcy. As with previous pandemics, once confidence was restored the economy boomed; but enthusiasm _...Read More_
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"Companies won’t make permanent investments in new employees based on temporary revenue."
"Companies won’t make permanent investments in new employees based on temporary revenue."
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"A recent rise in interest rates hints that a recovery is on the way, but it could also mean harder choices ahead on spending."
"A recent rise in interest rates hints that a recovery is on the way, but it could also mean harder choices ahead on spending."
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[https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/23/business/economy/powell-focuses-on-economic-need-at-key-moment-in-markets-and-politics.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage](https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/23/business/economy/powell-focuses-on-economic-need-at-key-moment-in-markets-and-politics.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage) >"The Federal Reserve will continue to support the _...Read More_
[https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/23/business/economy/powell-focuses-on-economic-need-at-key-moment-in-markets-and-politics.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage](https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/23/business/economy/powell-focuses-on-economic-need-at-key-moment-in-markets-and-politics.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage) >"The Federal Reserve will continue to support the _...Read More_
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"Not long ago, the question was rarely asked. Now, politicians and economists of various stripes are willing to consider it."
"Not long ago, the question was rarely asked. Now, politicians and economists of various stripes are willing to consider it."
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The most disgusting part is how many people rail against it, as if it benefits them. People will blindly protect businesses and their stock at the expense of friends and family is remarkable. Same with universal healthcare. people _...Read More_
The most disgusting part is how many people rail against it, as if it benefits them. People will blindly protect businesses and their stock at the expense of friends and family is remarkable. Same with universal healthcare. people _...Read More_
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"Cities and states issued at least $6.1 billion in pension bonds last year. Novel ways to do so include renting property they already own under dummy corporations."
"Cities and states issued at least $6.1 billion in pension bonds last year. Novel ways to do so include renting property they already own under dummy corporations."
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"What do you do when the facts change? If policy makers stick to their priors, they risk inflation."
"What do you do when the facts change? If policy makers stick to their priors, they risk inflation."
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[https://amp.economist.com/leaders/2021/02/20/only-7-of-urban-indian-women-have-paid-jobs](https://amp.economist.com/leaders/2021/02/20/only-7-of-urban-indian-women-have-paid-jobs) "The government could do much more to help women find work"
[https://amp.economist.com/leaders/2021/02/20/only-7-of-urban-indian-women-have-paid-jobs](https://amp.economist.com/leaders/2021/02/20/only-7-of-urban-indian-women-have-paid-jobs) "The government could do much more to help women find work"
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"With Western economies battered by COVID-19 and central banks running out of ammunition, fiscal policy is the only game in town. This should be openly acknowledged, and fiscal rules should be rewritten to allow for more active _...Read More_
"With Western economies battered by COVID-19 and central banks running out of ammunition, fiscal policy is the only game in town. This should be openly acknowledged, and fiscal rules should be rewritten to allow for more active _...Read More_
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"The measure, which goes into effect Tuesday, will cause many rollovers, in which hundreds of billions of dollars move annually from 401(k)s to individual retirement accounts, to be more heavily regulated."
"The measure, which goes into effect Tuesday, will cause many rollovers, in which hundreds of billions of dollars move annually from 401(k)s to individual retirement accounts, to be more heavily regulated."
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"The post-pandemic recovery could create opportunities the previous generation lacked."
"The post-pandemic recovery could create opportunities the previous generation lacked."
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"How many jobs for the young and unskilled do Democrats want to lose?"
"How many jobs for the young and unskilled do Democrats want to lose?"
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"This recovery will be very different than the last one."
"This recovery will be very different than the last one."
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>"Singapore home sales rose to the highest in more than two years in January, with buyers rushing in amid _...Read More_
>"Singapore home sales rose to the highest in more than two years in January, with buyers rushing in amid _...Read More_