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  1. the top line
    Why Disney’s Plan to Release Mulan Online for $30 Pleases Wall StreetCOVID-19 may be ravaging the movie industry, but it’s also presenting opportunities to think outside the box office.
  2. coronavirus
    Household-Name Companies That Have Filed for Bankruptcy Because of CoronavirusLord & Taylor is the latest. Here are the rest.
  3. tiktok
    What’s Going on With Trump’s TikTok Ban and the Microsoft Deal?As TikTok users continue to hold their looped breath, Microsoft is again trying to acquire the app after dealing with some Trump-prompted confusion.
  4. the top line
    Coronavirus Has Changed How We Drink CoffeeWhat has been bad for Starbucks has been good for Folgers.
  5. the top line
    Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg Aren’t in the Same BoatAmazon is extremely popular – and doesn’t meet the definition of a monopoly. Facebook is a different situation.
  6. the top line
    Don’t Give Up on Offices Quite YetEven companies like Google that are well suited to remote work understand the value of in-person interactions.
  7. real estate
    How Much Is COVID-19 Hurting NYC Real-Estate Values?The news for Gotham homeowners is not great — but also not catastrophic.
  8. the top line
    Why the Stock Market Is Soaring Even As the Economy FaltersHere, some good explanations for why stocks would appear to shrug off the very serious economic problems the virus has caused this summer.
  9. the top line
    If This Is How Disney World Operates in a Pandemic, How Could Schools Operate?Limited capacity may be possible at theme parks and retail stores, but it probably won’t work at schools.
  10. intelligencer chats
    America Needs Another Bailout. Is Congress Up to the Task?Ultimately, fiscal policy can only go so far in mitigating the economic effects of the coronavirus.
  11. business
    He’s a Navy SEAL Who Makes Precision Lasers. Why Did He Just Buy Ample Hills?“We’re not here to spin anything, except ice cream.”
  12. the top line
    The Economy Won’t Be Recovering Anytime SoonIndicators that recently looked promising are stalling once again.
  13. the top line
    How Ski Resorts Hope to Operate Under COVID-19 This WinterSkiing is a naturally low-risk activity, but concerns about sudden lockdowns and traveling to, getting up, and eating on the mountain remain.
  14. the top line
    COVID-19 Is Changing Many Things — But Not Apartment RentsEven during this extremely unstable time, the cost to rent a home has so far remained surprisingly stable.
  15. covid-19
    Disney World Is Reopening. Some Workers Are Worried.The Disney’s flagship theme park reopens this weekend. But has the company done enough to protect workers from the coronavirus?
  16. the top line
    Brooks Brothers’ Problems Began Before the CoronavirusThe formal-attire business isn’t what it used to be.
  17. the top line
    Here’s What the Trouble in Commercial Real Estate Means for YouSome of the hits to retail real estate may permanently change how state and local governments fund themselves.
  18. the top line
    The Good News and the Bad News in the Latest Jobs ReportThe economy added a record 4.8 million workers. But there are also some warning signs.
  19. the top line
    Another Good Sign on the Economic Recovery — and a WarningThings are still looking up, but coronavirus surges and government inaction could change that.
  20. the economy
    The ‘V-Shaped’ Recovery Has Died of CoronavirusA swift rebound from the pandemic was always unlikely. But COVID-19’s resurgence has now rendered one impossible.
  21. the top line
    How Do You Talk People Into Traveling in the Middle of a Pandemic?Companies are looking for ways to coax potential travelers back out of their homes.
  22. coronavirus
    Why 2020’s Economic Calamity Probably Won’t Be As Bad As 2008’sThe unemployment numbers may look grim, but there are key differences between what’s happening now and the last meltdown.
  23. the top line
    Bankrupt Hertz Won’t Sell More Stock to Bored Investors — YetAfter some discussions with the SEC, the company decided not to make new shares available after all.
  24. the top line
    Air Travel Is Coming Back‚ But a Full Recovery Is Far OffExpect a smaller airline sector for years to come.
  25. black lives matter
    Essential Workers Aren’t Impressed by Corporate Anti-RacismCorporations are saying black lives matter. But their actions during the coronavirus pandemic say something different.
  26. business
    The Company Taking Over YouTube Advertising Just Got a Pile of MoneyMasterClass, an educational start-up selling access to the stars, just raised $100 million — meaning their YouTube pre-rolls aren’t going anywhere.
  27. the top line
    Walmart Had a Great First Quarter — and Has Good News About the Whole Economy“Call it relief spending,” said the company’s CEO, “as it was heavily influenced by stimulus dollars.”
  28. carlos ghosn
    The Law Might Be Catching Up With Carlos GhosnTwo Americans who allegedly aided Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan were arrested, suggesting the businessman may not be out of the clear yet.
  29. out of stock
    Due to Coronavirus, These Products Are Suddenly Impossible to FindConsider yourself lucky if you’ve been able to buy a bike, kettlebell, or webcam during the pandemic.
  30. buyer's market
    Here’s How to Square a Rising Stock Market With the Dire EconomyIt depends a lot on what story you are telling.
  31. the top line
    Why Do Food Delivery Companies Lose Money?One common theory is that they are planning to raise their prices someday. I think something else is going on.
  32. buyer's market
    Who’s Booking Hotel Rooms Right Now? Vacation Optimists.People are hoping that the worst will be over in a few months. And if it’s not, they have an out.
  33. the top line
    There’s Deflation, But You’re Probably Not Enjoying Lower PricesThe government’s preferred measure of prices is way down. That’s not the story for most consumers during lockdown though.
  34. the top line
    Why There Are Still So Many Empty Shelves at the Grocery StoreSome key dynamics have changed since March, but there are still acute shortages — particularly in the meat aisle.
  35. the top line
    Here’s Where the Jobs Crisis Is Hitting HardestAmerica’s current economy misery isn’t spread evenly.
  36. buyer's market
    Disney Is a Fascinating Case Study for the Coronavirus’s Economic EffectsAcross the company’s many businesses, the impact from the pandemic ranges from dire to positive.
  37. j. crew
    J. Crew Becomes First Major Retailer to File for Bankruptcy Amid PandemicThe company has been on shaky ground for a while, though.
  38. the top line
    Federal Government to Airlines: Keep Flying Those Empty PlanesAs part of the industry bailout, airlines are supposed to continue service to every U.S. city in their networks.
  39. buyer's market
    Drinking More Wine During the Lockdown? You’re Not AloneAlcohol sales are up in the crisis — but not all makers are benefiting.
  40. coronavirus
    Elon Musk Rips ‘Fascist’ Quarantine Orders“This is not democratic. This is not freedom. Give people back their goddamn freedom,” Musk said on a Tesla earnings call.
  41. the national interest
    The Fatal Calculations of the Economists Steering Our Public HealthArthur Laffer, Lawrence Kudlow, and Stephen Moore have been wrong about everything for decades, but still have an enduring influence.
  42. the economy
    How Oil Prices Can Go NegativeAnd when you’ll be able to see savings at your local gas station.
  43. rituals
    Where Have All the Flowers Gone?Under social distancing, flowers are one of the few mourning rituals that can still be observed. But the coronavirus has also made them hard to find.
  44. intelligencer chats
    Why Hasn’t the Stock Market Crashed Even More?Wall Street is well off its pre-pandemic highs, but it is also showing a guarded optimism about the recovery.
  45. buyer’s market
    Luxury Hotels Are Nearly Empty. Budget Hotels Still Have Customers.“It’s mostly local,” says one general manager. “Maybe someone in the family wants to quarantine or stay away from family.”
  46. the economy
    The Companies That Stand to Profit From the PandemicNot everyone suffers when the GDP and Dow collapse.
  47. the top line
    Here’s Why So Many Planes Are Still Flying, Nearly EmptySchedule reductions haven’t lined up with the drop in demand amid COVID-19, as obstacles like logistics, DOT obligations, and algae get in the way.
  48. the top line
    How a Riskier World Has Me Rethinking My InvestmentsMy strategy had long been to buy and hold for the long term. That changed – in part, anyway – earlier this month.
  49. panic
    For Wine Stores, Coronavirus Has Brought a ‘Fire Hose’ of CustomersOne wine shop owner talks about how busy the past week has been, and how it could all suddenly change for the worse.
  50. coronavirus
    An Economist Has Offered a Theory of Toilet Paper HoardingThe run on toilet paper amid coronavirus fears created a “temporary shock to a stable supply chain.”
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