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Economy (page 3)

July 1, 2020 5:35 am

Brace for Bankruptcies

With the bulk of Congress’s support due to expire, individuals and businesses could run out of options to stay solvent.
Desmond Lachman
June 24, 2020 5:37 am

Bolsonaro’s Coronavirus Denial Could Sink the Brazilian Economy

The country could face yet another debt-caused currency crisis, with global ripple effects.
Desmond Lachman
June 19, 2020 5:18 am

About that Trump Economy . . .

When you look at the data, it's less impressive than it seemed.
Thomas A. Firey
June 8, 2020 5:26 am

If Germany Won’t Help Bail Out Italy, Who Will?

The European Central Bank and the German Constitutional Court are bickering over whether or not to save Italy and Europe from financial ruin.
Desmond Lachman
May 29, 2020 5:22 am

For Italy’s Sake, Put the Central Bankers in Charge

The coronavirus crisis has made clear that the European Central Bank and not the German Constitutional Court should set European monetary policy.
Desmond Lachman
May 28, 2020 5:30 am

Who’s Watching the Relief Money?

Basic questions have yet to be answered about the piles of cash the Treasury is handing out.
Kimberly Wehle
May 20, 2020 5:30 am

Break Up Amazon

The actions of the monopolistic giant are dangerous and anticompetitive.
Richard North Patterson
May 19, 2020 5:30 am

Josh Hawley’s New Smoot-Hawley

The potentially costly folly of the Missouri senator’s call to ‘abolish’ the WTO.
Halie Craig, Clark Packard, Dan Ikenson, Simon Lester, Bryan Riley, and Brandon Arnold
May 16, 2020 6:42 am

The HEROES Act and How to Allocate Federal Aid

When deciding how to distribute stimulus funds, the details matter. Here is what Republicans need to keep in mind.
Michael J. Petrilli and Chad L. Aldis
May 13, 2020 5:13 am

Government Debt Still Matters – Just Ask Italy

Thanks to alpine levels of public debt, Italy is on the verge of economic catastrophe.
Desmond Lachman