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. […]

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The History of Regulating the Financial Markets

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As much as investing is crucial to our economy, so are the rules which regulate it. History shows that when regulation was misguided or lacking, massive financial and economic crises have happened. The most notable of these crises are the Great Depression and Great Recession. Regulation ultimately prevents misconduct which promotes the excessive risk of […]

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Elizabeth Warren and Student Debt

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If you are following the 2020 presidential election news, you’ve probably heard of Elizabeth Warren and her stance on student debt. Considered a front-runner in the Democratic presidential primaries, Warren has openly voiced her opinions on corruption and transparency in politics and business. Recently, though, Warren’s stance on student debt has become more and more […]

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What’s Next For Investors

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Year to date the S&P 500, a standard benchmark for growth in the investment community, has hit record highs by reaching an 18.67% return (as of 7/9/19), signaling strong economic growth at the heart of the United States economy. The impressive growth exemplified by the S&P 500 is just one indicator of a robust US […]