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Jeff Ostrowski: Housing Hardship Index: Coronavirus crushes some state economies, spares others

Jeff Ostrowski: Housing Hardship Index: Coronavirus crushes some state economies, spares others

1 hour ago   |   Stl Today

As the fast-changing coronavirus contagion evolves, the pandemic's economic effects are shifting. New Jersey and New York were the two hardest-hit state economies, according to...
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Why a boring investment strategy is best during a turbulent market

Why a boring investment strategy is best during a turbulent market

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

When the markets are volatile, it's easy to find stories of people who made it rich with day trading, but you usually don't read about the many failures. Volatile markets may...
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“Made in America” is on life support, and the prognosis isn't good

12 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Intel and Boeing, two of the pillars of American industry. Intel makes some of the most impressive chips in the world and has for decades, driving high-performance computing to...
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LatAm Daily Briefing: Gone in a Flash

14 hours ago   |   Economy

Mexico's economy saw it's worst quarterly decline since the Great Depression.
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U.S. COVID-19 Tracker Update: Economy Sputters

14 hours ago   |   Economy   |   4 articles

Risks loom for consumer spending and the labor market.
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Stocks could stage 'modest' correction over next 2 weeks if economic data sours, JPMorgan says

Stocks could stage 'modest' correction over next 2 weeks if economic data sours, JPMorgan says

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The stock market can stage a "modest correction" if economic data falls below expectations and Congress lags in passing new stimulus, JPMorgan strategists led by John Normand...
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US manufacturing shows further improvement in July

15 hours ago   |   Chron   |   6 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. manufacturing improved again in July with a key gauge of activity rising for a second straight month. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of...
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For Wall Street, Fiscal Stimulus Should Foster Reopening Or ‘Forget It'

18 hours ago   |   Forbes

Fiscal stimulus should be designed to get the economy going and get out of the way.
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China's manufacturing activity rises at fastest pace in nearly a decade, survey shows

China's manufacturing activity rises at fastest pace in nearly a decade, survey shows

21 hours ago   |   RT

The results of a private business survey reveal that China's manufacturing sector continues to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, recording the strongest expansion since...
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COVID-19: Restarting Business Travel & The Travel Industry - An Open Letter To The Airlines

1 day ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

If our economy is to fully recover, businesses are to survive, and jobs are to be preserved, we need to restart business travel and the travel industry. To that end, airlines...
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US manufacturing grows at its fastest rate in 17 months, Institute for...

US manufacturing grows at its fastest rate in 17 months, Institute for Supply Management says

A closely watched gauge of US manufacturing improved for the third month straight in July while still grappling with weak employment activity. The Institute for Supply... Read more ...

Dow climbs 236 points, Nasdaq hits record high as tech giants soar

Dow climbs 236 points, Nasdaq hits record high as tech giants soar

US equities gained on Monday as investors focused on deliberations on a new stimulus bill and looked past escalating China tensions. Tech giants drove the Nasdaq composite to a... Read more ...

Failure to pass new small-business aid will fuel 'a wave of permanent...

Failure to pass new small-business aid will fuel 'a wave of permanent closures,' CEOs warn in letter to Congress

Small businesses need more aid from Congress to avoid permanent closures and severe labor market pain, a group of more than 100 CEOs wrote in a Monday letter to... Read more ...

Facebook just inked a blockbuster deal to lease the massive Farley Building...

Facebook just inked a blockbuster deal to lease the massive Farley Building in NYC, in a move that offers a vote of confidence for a shaken office market

Facebook has completed a lease to take all of the office space in the Farley building on Manhattan's West Side. The deal signifies a major vote of confidence in New York City's... Read more ...

Stocks Reach 5-1/2 Month High

Stocks Reach 5-1/2 Month High

The stock market had a very good July. The S&P 500 gained 5.51% for the month making it the fourth monthly gain in a row. This morning, the index got as high as 3,299. That's... Read more ...

Industrial real estate market is thriving in metro Atlanta area

Industrial real estate market is thriving in metro Atlanta area

Despite challenges to metro Atlanta's commercial real estate sector due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the area's industrial real estate market is thriving. Read more ...

A new ETF will let investors participate in the stock market's $22 billion...

A new ETF will let investors participate in the stock market's $22 billion SPAC craze

Investors may soon be able to access the growing hype around SPAC offerings with the launch of a new exchange-traded fund. The Defiance NextGen SPAC IPO ETF plans to be the... Read more ...

Kodak will issue 30 million shares for convertible-bond holders following...

Kodak will issue 30 million shares for convertible-bond holders following last week's 940% rally

Kodak said it would issue 30 million shares to holders of its convertible bonds, according to an 8-K filed with the SEC on Monday. The move is a signal that its debtholders are... Read more ...

Glenview, Winton, and Lansdowne are among 7 big-name hedge funds that are...

Glenview, Winton, and Lansdowne are among 7 big-name hedge funds that are down double-digits this year despite the markets' rally

After a tumultuous start to the year, many big-name managers - and the markets overall - have gotten back in the black. Still, despite the markets' rally on the backs of... Read more ...

These two VCs were hobby Bitcoin miners a decade ago, and now they've raised...

These two VCs were hobby Bitcoin miners a decade ago, and now they've raised $110 million for a second fund focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups

On Monday, venture firm Electric Capital announced that it had raised a $110 million fund focused on crypto technologies. The firm plans to invest in cryptocurrencies... Read more ...