Economic Conditions

News and Trends

Mark Cuban Says All American Households Should Get a $1,000 Stimulus Check Every 2 Weeks for 2 Months

He reiterated his support for Americans receiving a $1,000 direct payment every two weeks for two months, and they'd have 10 days to spend the cash.

Jeff Bezos Now Worth More Than $200 Billion

The Amazon CEO continues to be the world's chief beneficiary of quarantine consumer culture.

AMC Plans to Open Two-Thirds of Its Theaters By September 3rd

This time, masks will be required along with other COVID-19 measures.

Goldman Sachs Says Investors Are Underestimating the Chance of a COVID-19 Vaccine in 2020

It's an event that could push the S&P 500 11 percent higher.

The Economy Can't Recover as Long as Day Cares and Schools Remain Closed

Lack of childcare could cause a severe dip in the American workforce, with women bearing the brunt of the struggle.

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