EconomyPolicy

Intro to Modern Monetary Theory

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In the mid-to-late 20th century, economists predicted that nascent economic theories would mean the death of major recessions and depressions. Governments could preemptively adjust their fiscal and monetary policy to soften or largely prevent the effects of the business cycle, which before was so capricious and severe. This prediction has proven false. Decade after decade, […]

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M&A Activity During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has principally altered the condition of the United States economy, prompting a significant deviation from the typical amount of business activity seen in the past few years. Many companies have attempted to pivot to recent events through mergers and acquisitions — transactions where a company’s ownership changes or transfers to another business.  […]

Economy

COVID-19’s Impact on Small Businesses

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A surge of unemployment has shaken the US economy in light of COVID-19. American businesses, small and large, are experiencing record-low sales, record-high layoffs, and a six-month forecast that is anything but certain. In order to subdue the coronavirus outbreak, public health officials are telling Americans to wear a mask, avoid face-to-face contact, and shelter-in-place. […]