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Many stimulus programs are due to expire at the end of 2020, threatening the US economy during the COVID-19 pandemic's most challenging phase


An economist who's collected COVID-19 data from 9 million students said NYC's decision to close schools ignores the evidence


12 million Americans could lose their unemployment aid the day after Christmas if Republicans and Democrats don't agree on a new COVID-19 stimulus bill



Biden is considering Janet Yellen for Treasury Secretary, potentially making her the first woman to hold the role: report


An economist says a lack of information about COVID-19 drove the world into a deep economic crisis — here's how we can fix it


Trump had $270 million in debt forgiven after failing to repay lenders for his 92-floor Chicago skyscraper, according to a NYT report



Watch a Nobel Prize winner learn he won when his neighbour and fellow laureate knocked on his door at 2:15 a.m.


Pope Francis echoes Warren Buffett in a letter blaming free markets for rising inequality


As the pandemic, fires, and inequity all rage, free market icon Milton Friedman's declaration that the sole responsibility of business 'is to increase its profits' sounds emptier than ever


Businesses in Singapore are embracing the 'new normal' amid promises of jobs and billions of financial aid from the city state's government


A $14 billion asset manager says investors should prepare for a unique 'J-shaped' economic recovery, instead of the V-shape they want


Econ 101 teaches us that people are selfish and ruthless — but they only act that way because they're taught to believe it



A top economist compared Black Lives Matter leaders to 'flat-earthers and creationists,' saying 'sensible adults' need to take charge of the conversation


Goldman Sachs slashes forecasts, now sees GDP shrinking 39% this quarter and unemployment at 25%


Here are 14 of the best quotes from notorious billionaire bond king Jeff Gundlach


Goldman Sachs says disposable income will likely grow this year, even amid the widespread coronavirus shutdown



Economists have varying opinions on when Australia will reopen, from 'the end of June' to much later in the year


These 14 charts from Goldman Sachs show how much damage the coronavirus has inflicted on the global economy


Larry Summers says the US relief package would be hard to execute by the most competent government, calling the US government one 'run like a highly opportunistic family real-estate business'


The legendary economist who predicted the housing crisis says the stock market is probably far from the bottom — in a video interview from his bee yard