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Americans Are Counting On Another COVID Stimulus Check

Jun 03, 2020 at 18:00

Even though the US economy is gradually reopening, millions of Americans are still suffering financially, with more than 40 million people having filed for unemployment,

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The Fed Is Printing Money At Unprecedented Levels

May 28, 2020 at 17:00

The U.S. government and Federal Reserve can’t pump this much money into the financial system and not trigger rapid inflation—and potentially even hyperinflation

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How Is The Real Estate Market Handling COVID-19?

May 28, 2020 at 16:00

Current data released for the May Real Estate and Consumer Spending activity suggests a wave of refinancing is taking place – and not much else. 

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40 Million Jobless As Pandemic Fuels Economic Collapse

May 28, 2020 at 11:00

Over the past ten weeks, over 40 million Americans have applied for unemployment benefits

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Can Domestic Tourism Bolster Emerging Economies?

May 26, 2020 at 16:00

The global economic landscape is changing, and since 1994 OBG has been at the frontier of mapping new waves of emerging economies. OBG now operates in many of the world's…

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Africa Turns To Innovation Amid The Global Pandemic

May 26, 2020 at 11:00

The Covid-19 pandemic, while treacherous for economies, inspires self-reliance and innovation in Africa, particularly around food production

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Will Government COVID Intervention Cause Inflation?

May 26, 2020 at 09:00

Economists and parts of the media are openly debating whether the massive financial support that is being injected into the economy and the resulting unprecedented levels of debt governments are…

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Capital Gain vs. Capital Consumption

May 25, 2020 at 13:00

There is an important difference between when the price of an asset rises due to an increase in value vs when it rises due to a drop in the interest…

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Social Security Could Dry Up In Less Than A Decade

May 21, 2020 at 11:00

Options for Social Security are extremely limited

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Europe On The Brink Of Economic Crisis

May 20, 2020 at 17:00

France, heartbeat of the European social ideal, is facing an existential crisis caused by the impact of the lockdown of its economy, and it's not alone