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  1. the republican party
    The GOP Is No Longer the Pro-Business PartyThe right’s contempt for climate science and Keynesianism makes it incapable of governing in capital’s long-term interests.
  2. the economy
    As Big Business Feasts on Cheap Credit, Small Firms StarveAnd Congress isn’t coming to the little guys’ rescue anytime soon.
  3. coronavirus stimulus
    Maybe Panicked Investors Will Save the COVID StimulusWall Street has priced in another round of coronavirus relief. If a deal falls through, plunging stock prices just may break the GOP’s resolve.
  4. 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.
  5. markets
    White House: Stocks Are Plunging Because Jerome Powell Doesn’t SmileMultiple Trump advisers have blamed the markets’ jitters on the Fed chair’s poor “bedside manner.”
  6. the economy
    An Economist Who Called the 2008 Crash Says We’re In for a Long DepressionNouriel Roubini predicted the 2008 crash. Now, he’s warning that the America is hurtling toward food riots — and then a decade-spanning depression.
  7. the federal reserve
    Why Trump Might Be Right About Negative Interest RatesThe Federal Reserve opposes the radical stimulus policy. But it might be necessary to promote recovery.
  8. markets
    Americans Expect the Stock Market to Flourish As They SufferA Federal Reserve survey finds U.S. households expressing record levels of optimism about stock prices — and pessimism about their own finances.
  9. markets
    The Unemployment Rate Is 15 Percent. Here’s Why the Stock Market Doesn’t Mind.Investors have either lost touch with reality — or the need for a functioning society and labor market.
  10. oil
    Oil Is Crashing Again. It Could Take Whole Governments Down With It.As unwanted oil overwhelms storage capacity, many petro-states are poised for existential crises.
  11. the economy
    Fed Projection: Coronavirus Crisis Could Drive Unemployment to 32 PercentThe pandemic could force 47 million Americans out of work, according to new projections from the St. Louis Federal Reserve.
  12. coronavirus
    Who Should Get a Coronavirus Bailout and How?Congress needs to go big or the economy’s going to hell.
  13. markets
    Markets Rebound After Trump Signals He Intends to Do His JobTrump stopped tweeting QAnon memes long enough to promise stimulus to aid recovery from the coronavirus crash. For a couple hours, investors rejoiced.
  14. markets
    Trading Halted for 15 Minutes After Markets Plunge at the OpenThe S&P dropped 7 percent, triggering a “circuit breaker” and temporarily pausing trading.
  15. coronavirus
    How Coronavirus Could Tank the Economy — and Trump’s Odds of ReelectionIf the outbreak escapes containment in North America, U.S. economic growth could fall to roughly zero, according to a new OECD report.
  16. the economy
    The Recurring Recession FearAn Intelligencer chat about how seriously to take another round of inauspicious economic signals.
  17. the economy
    The Bond Market Gazes Into the Future, Only Sees PainA top recession indicator is flashing red. And while the U.S. economy remains strong, there’s reason to think this isn’t a false alarm.
  18. markets
    Trump’s Huawei Ban Is a Bigger Deal Than His Trade WarIf great-power rivalry renders high-tech trade between the U.S. and China impossible, globalization as we’ve known it will end.
  19. openings
    The West Village Has a New Haven for Breakfast Sandwiches and Rotisserie ChickenThree Owls Market opens today.
  20. president trump
    Why Trump’s Turkey Tariffs Are Worrying InvestorsTrump just suggested that any country whose currency falls against the dollar is a fair target for sanctions, no matter the cause of depreciation.
  21. 2008
    Steve Bannon on How 2008 Planted the Seed for the Trump Presidency“That lit a match, and the explosion was Trump.”
  22. 2008
    Naked Capitalism’s Yves Smith on Why We Didn’t See the 2008 Crash Coming“People forget how petrified everybody was at the time.”
  23. 2008
    We Are Still Living in the Ruins of the 2008 CrashTen years after Wall Street’s doomsday, how the financial meltdown broke the modern world and left us living in this one.
  24. Major Investors Believe a Populist Democratic Government Is ComingPortfolio managers are trading bank stocks for cash, fearing a Democratic takeover of the House will embolden the party’s progressive wing in 2020.
  25. Corporations Invested Their Tax Cuts Into Stock Buybacks That Didn’t Even WorkInstead of making capital investments or increasing wages, corporate America is plowing record sums into buying their own shares at a high.
  26. Trump Press Allies to Quit Importing Iranian Oil By November 4The president appears to be engineering a spike in energy prices on the eve of the midterm elections.
  27. Peter Navarro Assures Rattled Investors That Trump’s Trade War Is Actually GoodThe White House sent its most protectionist adviser to calm investors Monday, after trade-war jitters rattled markets.
  28. Dow Tumbles As Trump Escalates Trade War With ChinaThe president has now threatened to impose tariffs on $450 billion worth of Chinese goods — and China has promised to respond in kind.
  29. Dow Drops Nearly 400 Points, Amid Rising Global Political InstabilityWith a constitutional crisis looming in Italy — and trade war brewing between the U.S. and China — traders fled risk Tuesday.
  30. the urbanist: cape town
    The Best Markets in Cape Town, According to LocalsEach one draws different crowds for different reasons: delicious global food, indie fashion finds, and great live entertainment.
  31. Trump Cheers on Trade War With China As Stocks TumbleAfter Beijing threatened to slap tariffs on 106 U.S. exports Wednesday, markets panicked — and Trump reiterated his enthusiasm for trade war.
  32. expansions
    Brooklyn’s Esteemed Sahadi’s Market Will Expand for the First Time“We’re hoping that this new project will bring the best of Lebanese hospitality with that Brooklyn feeling.”
  33. The Stock Market Just Had Its Worst Day Since 2011And that’s (probably) fine.
  34. The Canadians Think Trump Will Try to Kill NAFTA. Are They Right?The president longs for trade war — but also a booming stock market and the approval of his corporate donors.
  35. How Harvey and Irma Will Impact Our EconomyThe storms are humanitarian disasters — but (probably) not economic ones.
  36. The Trump Economy Is a Gilded MediocrityFive reasons why the American economy is far weaker than mainstream commentary suggests.
  37. openings
    Brooklyn Flea Market and Smorgasburg Are Coming to ManhattanStarting this weekend, where Tribeca meets Soho.
  38. Markets Start to Wonder If the President Might Be an Incompetent LunaticWall Street was sure Trump would be a disaster, until he won. Now, its blind euphoria at the prospect of tax cuts is starting to fade.
  39. By Being Bad at His Job, Sean Spicer Nearly Causes Market PanicThe press secretary just made his biggest mistake since praising the restraint that Hitler showed in his use of weaponized gas.
  40. After Health-Care Flop, Markets Worry Trump Is ‘All Talk, No Action’After Trumpcare failed to reach the House floor, Wall Street loses confidence in the president’s capacity to deliver a large corporate tax cut.
  41. The Markets’ ‘Trump Bump’ May Be OverStocks saw their steepest drop since Trump’s election, as investors fret about the president’s legislative prowess.
  42. Wall Street Remembers Why It Was Afraid of President TrumpGoldman Sachs is starting to wonder if having an incompetent nativist as president might have its downsides.
  43. Trump Announces Plan to Let Boeing Eat Lockheed Martin’s LunchThe president-elect tweets that he has asked Boeing to propose an alternative to Lockheed’s F-35. Lockheed’s market value falls by $1.2 billion.
  44. Here’s What the Markets Expect From President TrumpTrump’s America will be a great place for banks and for-profit colleges — but not for hospitals — according to the Wall Street hive mind.
  45. Trump Takes Shot at Lockheed Martin’s F-35 ProgramOn Twitter, the president-elect is making a habit of tanking defense contractors’ stock prices by criticizing their federal contracts.
  46. Dow Hits New High, As Trump Eases Wall Street’s Economic AnxietyIt’s starting to seem like what’s good for the stock market might not, necessarily, be good for humanity.
  47. Betting Markets — and Global Markets — Grow Volatile As Trump’s Chances ImproveA surge in rural turnout is making Donald Trump more competitive than pollsters anticipated. Investors and online gamblers are among the antsy.
  48. Investors Seem to Think Hillary Clinton Really Will Take On Big PharmaAs Clinton’s electoral odds rise, the value of health-care stocks goes down.
  49. Janet Yellen: We May Need a New Economic Paradigm to Recover From the CrisisThe fed chair suggests a “high-pressure” policy may be required to restore growth. That’s good news for progressives.
  50. weekend shopping
    Brooklyn Flea Is Moving Back to Its Iconic Bank BuildingWith designer clothing and (hopefully) two bars.
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