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Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio says the US is on the ‘brink of a terrible civil war’ because of wealth gaps and political partisanship

Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio tweeted Sunday that the US could fall into a “terrible” civil war if its political and economic challenges aren’t addressed. “Our country is still in a terrible financial state and terribly divided,” he wrote. He called on Democrats and Republicans to work together to address […]
Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio says the US is on the ‘brink of a terrible civil war’ because of wealth gaps and political partisanship
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Donald Trump just kicked the US economy in the teeth

President Donald Trump on Tuesday tweeted that he has ordered the White House to stop negotiating with Democrats in the House of Representatives on another round of economic aid for the country. He says negotiations will resume after the election This is terrible news for the economy and the stock […]
Donald Trump just kicked the US economy in the teeth
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Coronavirus testing sites across the US are overwhelmed. Aerial photos of long drive-thru lines in Texas, California, and Virginia show what that looks like.

As the coronavirus continues to spread across the US, testing sites and laboratories are struggling to meet the demand. This is causing delays in testing and getting results. These aerial photos show what coronavirus testing lines have looked like throughout the pandemic, from spring to summer. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Coronavirus testing sites across the US are overwhelmed. Aerial photos of long drive-thru lines in Texas, California, and Virginia show what that looks like.
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Universities and students are celebrating the graduating class of 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic with robots, ‘Minecraft,’ and ‘Animal Crossing’

US universities began shifting to remote learning in light of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, leaving the graduating class of 2020 without a traditional ceremony. Colleges and universities across the globe are getting creative with ways to come together and celebrate graduates virtually. Here’s how schools are celebrating the […]
Universities and students are celebrating the graduating class of 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic with robots, ‘Minecraft,’ and ‘Animal Crossing’
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Face it, no one in Washington wants to fix the small business loan program

Americans are upset that big corporations are taking money from the Paycheck Protection Program, a government fund meant to help small businesses through the coronavirus pandemic. But no one in Washington can explain how that happened. Democrats blame Republicans, and Republicans blame the Treasury – but new legislation to add […]
Face it, no one in Washington wants to fix the small business loan program
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Employees across the globe are working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the perks and perils of working from home, according to people who have done it for years.

Apple, Google, Amazon, and several companies across the globe have asked employees to work from home to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The debate over whether companies should allow their employees to work from home has been fairly polarising in the past. Some executives say encouraging remote work […]
Employees across the globe are working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the perks and perils of working from home, according to people who have done it for years.