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Although there have been record-highs in the "frothy" stock market, entrepreneurs and small businesses around the country are seriously struggling. In the United States, as of September 13, 2020, total small business revenue decreased by 20.6 percent compared to January 2020.

In addition, the number of small businesses still open decreased by 23.6 percent compared to January 2020, and restaurant diners are down 40 percent from last year. It appears that those stimulus checks went into Tesla stock on your Robinhood account and not your favorite sushi restaurant or local retailer.

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