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Mon July 13, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
"We're now seeing the normal recession dynamics we were trying to avoid"
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Fri July 10, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Germany to change its financial oversight laws now that the Wirecard horse has fled the barn, been sold and turned into dogfood, and the barn has been burned down and the ashes raked into the still-smoking earth
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Canada adds 952,900 jobs in June which is either 750,000 or 1,300,000 American. Subby was educated in the States so maths is hard
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Unemployed to earn $600 less weekly
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(Reason Magazine)
 
 
 
Today in silly questions being asked: Has the U.S. government finally spent too much because of Covid-19?
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Thu July 09, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Pointy-headed liberals, takers and socialists call for national mask usage, but so do business leaders, trade groups and economists
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Wed July 08, 2020
(11 Alive)
 
 
 
As Georgia smashes through 100,000 Covid-19 cases, Governor Brian "Bubba" Kemp launches campaign to beg Georgians to pretty please stop being stupid
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Tue July 07, 2020
(Five Thirty-Eight)
 
 
 
Well, we're boned
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Yes, Sweden is the cautionary tale here. Definitely it's Sweden. Yup. The world is learning from Sweden
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Sun July 05, 2020
(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
This might be a tough one on you drunks, but to reopen the economy, we need to close the bars
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Thu July 02, 2020
(NYPost)
 
 
 
Trump gloats that the economy got 7 yards on a 4th and 18 play
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
The head of Germany's financial watchdog calls the accounting scandal at Wirecard "a massive criminal act." The Germans, they do have a way mit ze words
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The US adds 4.8mil new jobs to be cut as the wave swells and washes over the country
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Good News: Unemployment falls to 11.1%. Bad news: Unemployment is still at 11.1%
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(MSN)
 
 
 
TP? pffft. PPE? Old hat. Food staples? We've had our fill. The latest in viral hoarding hotness? cash
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(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Ever been to an Indian wedding? They're incredibly fun and massive three-day parties, until the groom dies on day two from Covid-19
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Wed July 01, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Perhaps it is time to consider the possibilty that not only is Wall St. NOT the economy, but that Wall St. is in fact a parasite on the economy?
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(The Week)
 
 
 
"The relatively strong economy of 2019 is not coming back for a good long while because Donald Trump is an incompetent oaf who has failed spectacularly at his job"
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Tue June 30, 2020
(Vice)
 
 
 
There might never be a better time to experiment with a Guaranteed Basic Income, as a way to deal with both racial inequality and the looming recession
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Relax, everybody. These two apparent predators (creepy pic) are in charge of protecting your job and the entire economy. I'm sure we'll be fine
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(NPR)
 
Audio
 
A closer look at how America's prison labor system functions. Come for the ridiculous story of how much inmates are paid, stay for, "Sorry, we don't hire felons," to the inmate with 10 years experience working for that company while on the inside
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Mon June 29, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Looking at other countries and the Northeast U.S., we know how to beat the virus, now we just need Republicans to get on board with the program
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
While many Americans are struggling due to Covid-19, at least the billionaires suffered as well right? Ummmmm, RIGHT???
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Sat June 27, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Trump tries to undo the damage he caused to the New England lobster industry by ... [spins wheel of excuses] ... blaming Obama
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Fri June 26, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Mexico's economy hits a wall in April, shrinking by a record 17.3%
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
"Consumer sentiment slips in late June as confidence in U.S. economic policies slumps to Trump-era low"
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(WKYC Cleveland)
 
 
 
Fed to banks: look farkos, we're about to be in for a VERY bumpy ride, so you all are going to hang on to your cash and not deplete it by buying back your own stock or handing out dividends to investors until at least September, capice?
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(Slate)
 
 
 
Donald Trump's "rocket ship economy" is less "Saturn V thundering skyward" and more "Falcon 9 exploding on the launch pad"
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Turns out even if the US were to be more like Sweden, people will just stay home instead of spending money
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Thu June 25, 2020
(Thread Reader)
 
 
 
You know things have gotten bad when the people who poured millions of dollars into lying about government-run health care actually admit they made a mistake
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(AP News)
 
 
 
US GDP drops at a 5.0% rate in Q1 and that's the good news
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(Salon)
 
 
 
Red states reopening has been a disaster, and Republican governors are openly panicking
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Wed June 24, 2020
(Barron's)
 
 
 
It's by no means definitive, but here's a decent starting point for nongovernmental sources of financial aid for small businesses
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(Axios)
 
 
 
Small businesses are facing a cash crunch post-lockdown
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
These indicators are meaningless to markets - please read on
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Dow tanks hard as people realize that money doesn't actually prevent transmission of a deadly illness
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Mon June 22, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Scotland says it may take company stakes to keep them from turning into crap
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
The stock market finally realizes that COVID-19 didn't go away
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Sat June 20, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Market expert warns we are in "one of the nutsiest bubbles in the history of bubbledom" so we've that going for us
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Fri June 19, 2020
(Forbes)
 
 
 
Still working from home? Bored with no one watching you? Try risking your life savings
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Will the government keep the Small Business Loan program going?
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
The UK's debt is now larger than its economy. "Welcome to the big leagues," says the US
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Wed June 17, 2020
(Barron's)
 
 
 
How the SCOTUS' LGBTQ ruling will boost the US economy
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Coming soon: The dollar is falling. The dollar is falling
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Tue June 16, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
There are more people collecting unemployment than are unemployed. Some economists call it "puzzling", which is a nice way of saying "the government is lying"
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(Independent)
 
 
 
Economic fallout from a pandemic hitting UK was never modelled, senior civil servants admit. Sir Humphrey says it would have cost money, been depressing and required the government come up with a plan
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Mon June 15, 2020
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow defends covering up what companies received PPP bailouts
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Sun June 14, 2020
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Man with no discernible talents complains about overpaying the peons
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Fri June 12, 2020
(Buzzfeed News)
 
 
 
Well, looks like we're all doomed in August
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
The UK's economy shrank a record 20.4% in April. To put this in perspective, during the Great Recession it shrank by no more than one point in a month. Blimey
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Thu June 11, 2020
(CBC)
 
 
 
The poor stay poor, the rich get rich. That's how it goes. Everybody knows
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The stock market isn't reading the room
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
If you had "zombie markets" down for the next disaster, claim your prize
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Larry Kudlow denies existence of recession. Again
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Wed June 10, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
A one year membership in the Jelly of the Month club
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Tue June 09, 2020
(Thread Reader)
 
 
 
Today in completely normal things, the Seattle PD and the National Guard are seen completely emptying out and abandoning the East Precinct hours before a planned protest
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Mon June 08, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
With the economy shrinking by a record 16%-21.8%, it's no strain to say the pain is plainly in Spain
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(Politicus USA)
 
 
 
Department of Labor: "We're bringing back jobs." Brookings Institute: "Um yeah, about that
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Sun June 07, 2020
(PR Newswire)
 
 
 
You won't have to get your Beyond somewhere else
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Sat June 06, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
That decrease in unemployment numbers Trump bragged about? Yeah, about that
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Fri June 05, 2020
(NBC News)
 
 
 
The next president of the United states points out that George Floyd is not having a great day
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Before you start getting too excited about the market and the economy you should know that Jim Cramer just declared "We're back"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Stonks up 800 points on news fake news manufactured by the Department of Labor, proving the only thing important in life in stonks
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Good news, everyone, the economy could be a lot worse
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
20%
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Thu June 04, 2020
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
A new study finds political bias skews perceptions of verifiable fact. Feel free to forward this to your aunts and uncles and post on social media
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Pandemic unemployment claims reach a staggering 42.6 million
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Wed June 03, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Gas prices are emerging from lockdown too
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Tue June 02, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Dick's limper than expected. What, you were expecting deep, hard-hitting journalism?
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Coronavirus will wipe out $8 trillion from the US economy in the next decade
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Mon June 01, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Because a Democrat isn't President?
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(AP News)
 
 
 
And on Wall Street today, markets reacted to nationwide riots, recession, and the continuing pandemic with the bored yawn of the rich
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Grand Bazaar, cafes open and flights resume as everybody's business opens for the Turks
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Sat May 30, 2020
(Metro Weekly)
 
 
 
Big Gay Wedding Economy Boom
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Fri May 29, 2020
(NJ.com)
 
 
 
Small business owners: Can we reopen so we can pay our rents? Governor: No. Well can we at least delay our rent payments? No. So fark us? Yes
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(Daily American)
 
 
 
Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf: "Did I pass the COVID-19 reopening test?" Proctor: "Uh, NO"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Get your fainting couches fluffed - the IMF says the virus may skew economic data and reduce its accuracy
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Thu May 28, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
New challenge for the feds in these coronavirus times: Workers who don't want to come back to their jobs
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(ESPN)
 
 
 
"How about this? Play more games, and pay us all you owe us?"
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Wed May 27, 2020
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
What can the Isle of Eigg teach us about building a new economy? Well, it's got to come before the chickens come home to roost
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
To shine a light on struggling restaurants, hospitality businesses and nonprofits amid the coronavirus pandemic, Times Square billboards to go
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
How desperate and bored and confused were we during lockdown? Papa John's had record North American sales
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Tue May 26, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
Russian gas to Europe plummets after prices collapse and Putin's wallet gets lighter
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Billionaires sounding the alarm on inequality
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(Patheos)
 
 
 
China study on why America is so rich and powerful backfires in the most unimaginable/obvious way possible, depending on your bias
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Mon May 25, 2020
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Guy who doesn't work for a living says the quiet part out loud regarding American workers... *checks notes* Sorry, I meant "human capital stock"
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Sun May 24, 2020
(ESPN)
 
 
 
Governor Cuomo announces that professional sports teams are allowed to return to training. The Mets can come back, too
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Short answer: No. Long answer: Nooooo
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Fri May 22, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Health and human services secretary: Be boostrappy and help the economy because depression from being unemployed can kill you. Subby: Bootstrappy is already your RX for mental health, choadbro
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
Skynet can now make personality judgments based on your photographs. In no way can this ever be used against you
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The IMF says banks will struggle to be profitable through 2025. WHY ARE YOU LAUGHING? IT COULD HAPPEN
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(AP News)
 
 
 
A new poll says many in the US won't return to the gym or dine out again, because what's one without the other?
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Bed Bath & Beyond to re-open 600 stores, bring back 11,000 workers on news we all need a good washing about now
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(Politico)
 
 
 
What do you mean Georgians won't risk death to buy soft-serve ice cream or scented candles?
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Thu May 21, 2020
(National Post)
 
 
 
Sweden braces for deep economic crisis as it turns out viruses don't give a damn about right-wing libertarian masturbatory fantasies
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Wed May 20, 2020
(Forbes)
 
 
 
U Chicago study finds that 16M of the jobs lost over the past two months aren't coming back
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(Politico)
 
 
 
Welp, if you were wondering how long Americans could stand staying at home in order to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of fellow citizens, the answer was "2 months". WE'RE BACK, BABY
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Tue May 19, 2020
(Forbes)
 
 
 
The economic collapse in six charts. With helpful suggestions to bring back jobs and set the stage for higher productivity (that obviously won't be followed because reasons)
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
It's a trap
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
London school of Economics: the general public doesn't understand COVID data when displayed on logarithmic graphs. General public: what's a graph? Can you hold my hydroxychloroquine for a moment? I'm having trouble opening this bleach
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Mon May 18, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Great, unemployment is about to get even more depressing
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
The American Dream is not dead; it's just on life support
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
36 million unemployed? BETTER CUT FOOD STAMPS
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Fri May 15, 2020
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
You realize Trump may not want to be reelected, this could just all be a part of his evil genius plan
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Just throw this on the coronavirus bad timeline pile: Consumer spending on retail items plunged a record 16.4% in April, far worse than the 12.3% predicted
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Bank of America on the new world order: Bigger governments, tech wars, less privacy, 'health the new wealth,' dogs and cats considering if they want to live together
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(AP News)
 
 
 
Commerce Department to report retail sales dropped 11.4% from March to April
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Wed May 13, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Cuomo to Congress: You're going to do what you did with the last no strings bailout, aren't you?
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Governments issued more debt than ever in April. It's not going to help you personally, but it is of long-term interest
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Americans are saving more, buying less, and paying down debt. Obviously that's a bad thing
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Grocery prices see major increase in a month, the biggest hike in half a century
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(Politico)
 
 
 
The real reason Trump and the GOP want to reopen? They think it will make them look good. The hundreds of thousand dead will just be icing on the cake
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(Vox)
 
 
 
The seven things America will never do to beat Covid-19 and save the economy
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(AP News)
 
 
 
After revolting March economic numbers, the UK is on course for a 'significant' recession much the same way it lost 'substantial' real estate in 1776
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Tue May 12, 2020
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
The stock market rally is actually signaling an 'abnormal' economic recovery, not a V-shaped coronavirus rebound. Here is why
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Mon May 11, 2020
(NPR)
 
 
 
Steve Mnuchin acknowledges that we have probably not even begun to scratch the surface of the Trump administration's incompetence
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
White House adviser criticizes press for covering dwindling cake supplies
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
The cat picture alone should convince you that this wonderful stock market will not last forever
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(Lifehacker)
 
 
 
That $2,000 a month stimulus plan? Yeah, about that
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Sun May 10, 2020
(AP News)
 
 
 
So, about all those "temporary" layoffs
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Do you think it's safer to visit a coffee shop or a gym? Hey, HOW ABOUT NEITHER
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Sat May 09, 2020
(MIT)
 
 
 
Economist figures out how many jobs robots are stealing: 3.3 jobs per robot
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Fri May 08, 2020
(The Mary Sue)
 
 
 
It's time to consider a universal basic income. Change my mind
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
USA Today tries to come up with five reasons not to worry about everyone losing their jobs and record unemployment. Basically, thoughts and prayers in article form
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
One more time: The stock market is not the economy
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump sets another employment record. I'm feeling a depression from all this winning
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(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
"A growing number of analysts have made peace with the dissonance between the markets' fortunes and their own. In their view, capitalists haven't lost touch with reality - equity values simply no longer depend on the functioning of society"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Stock market bullish on news that only 20.5 million jobs were lost in April, unemployment rate is only 14.7%
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(The Week)
 
 
 
So much for the Trump revolution of the GOP, he has failed miserably as with anything he touches
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(MSN)
 
 
 
"We can't control the virus, but we can control all information about the virus"
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Thu May 07, 2020
(KSTP St. Paul)
 
 
 
Clean, Beautiful, North Dakota. #winning
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
When everyone's been layed off, the rate of layoffs will be zero
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
USA Today parent Gannett's results don't paint a particularly colorful picture
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Wed May 06, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Why is the stock market rallying while so many people are unemployed? Basically, the Federal Reserve is doing its job well; the pain you're feeling is Trump's incompetence
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Tue May 05, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
A White House adviser comes out with a new model showing deaths from the pandemic will stop on May 15th. And it must be right, it's a Cubic Model
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
While Outback Steaks' is looking a bit burnt, you can expect a blooming of re-openings today
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Zillow says home prices could fall as much as 4%, which would leave them wildly overpriced if you're still deluded enough to buy Zillow's numbers
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Chris Christie says we need to accept death, and welcome it like a delicious cream pie
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Mon May 04, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Stock market investors are starting to realize you can't make money if you kill off all the workers by reopening the economy too soon
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(WJHG Panama City Beach)
 
 
 
Trump economy setting employment records not seen in over 80 years
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Sun May 03, 2020
(Daily Star)
 
 
 
Article: Jeff Bezos "set to become first trillionaire" as the coronavirus pandemic pushes his Amazon fortune to world domination territory. Actual Math: He's only $855 billion short of being a trillionaire (possible nsfw content on page)
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Fri May 01, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Expect a 'wide sloppy range' in the coming months, says market strategist, your mom
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Essentially last month was just a really long dead cat bounce
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Would a sane person pick NOW to enact new financial policies like tariffs? No. The answer is no
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Colgate-Palmolive shares are soaking in the virus
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
We're Number 1. We're Number 1
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Thu April 30, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
30 million
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Wed April 29, 2020
(CNBC)
 
 
 
Pending home sales tank nearly 21% in March. Realtors claim prices will hold up - as long as their booze does
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Larry "Off the Rails" Kudlow says the cash phase of the economic rescue winding down, but the unemployment and homeless stages are ramping up nicely
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
The stock market may not reflect reality
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
IHOP parent shares jump
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Economists say that by the end of June, the U.S. economy will have shrunk 12%, which is 3 times greater than the financial crisis of 2008
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Mon April 27, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Nevada joins the new country of Pacifica
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(ABC News)
 
 
 
Russian businesses facing disaster are getting no help from the Kremlin, raising the specter of massive social unrest which of course has never caused problems in Russia
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Sun April 26, 2020
(Axios)
 
 
 
What *won't* change after the Coronavirus crisis passes?
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Sat April 25, 2020
(Washington Examiner)
 
 
 
U.S. federal debt will exceed size of economy in 2020 for first time since World War II. Enjoy what's left of the country while you can
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(Some Dealer)
 
 
 
Brimfield flea market is closed this year. That may seem trivial in the world of macroeconomics, but it is a leading indicator of the overall health of the economy. If we aren't healthy, the economy can't be
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Gallant the 203-employee "small" business owner turns down the $4.5 million PPP loan he obtained. "It just didn't feel right. The value of our loan would help dozens of truly small businesses and hundreds of their employees survive economically"
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Fri April 24, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Trump says Boris Johnson is in great shape which means he's probably dying as we speak
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
3.7 trillion dollars. The total GDP of Germany (4th largest economy in the world) or the estimated 2020 US budget deficit?
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(Twitter)
 
 
 
You know what we should try? Trickle down economics. Can't believe nobody's thought of this before
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(Politico)
 
 
 
We told you don't vote for the guy that bankrupts his businesses for sport
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Thu April 23, 2020
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
Set of closely-watched business surveys show the scale of Europe's looming coronavirus recession: "Are we farked? Yes ☑ No ☐"
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Tractor Supply finds a field of green
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(NPR)
 
 
 
The Coronavirus has caused 26 million in the US to lose their jobs and, in many cases their health insurance but it's a pandemic, there's nothing we can do to help that. Look at Europe which has also been hit just as hard...they?..son-of-a-
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Will the recovery look like a 'U,' a 'V' or 'swoosh?' Economists try to predict the recovery while omitting the 'steaming pile'
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Twenty. Six. Million
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(Barron's)
 
 
 
Housing is partying like it's 2008 again
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Wed April 22, 2020
(Science Direct)
 
 
 
How Donnie does it. From the Journal of Economic Psychology
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(The Advocate)
 
 
 
Watching Hannity is killing people. Literally. Here's the science
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Sorry you didn't get you SBA loan; but on the bright side, we did compromise all the information you sent in
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Tue April 21, 2020
(Foreign Policy)
 
 
 
China was supposed to be buying $40 billion of US crops in Phase-One of the US-China trade deal. And US oil producers would sure love it if they'd buy Texas crude instead of Russian/Arabian oil. If only there wasn't someone blaming them for everything
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Mon April 20, 2020
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
So what do actual economists say about opening businesses back up again quickly to get the economy going?
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Steven Mnuchin is a certified mnoron
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(AP News)
 
 
 
"Look, bud: your money or your life" .... "I'm thinking it over"
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Sat April 18, 2020
(Northampton Chronicle and Echo)
 
Weeners
 
Businessman takes on Hiscox
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Fri April 17, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
It's not just November that the Republicans are panicking about
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(News 13 Orlando)
 
 
 
Good news everyone. Florida has cut some red tape and sent out unemployment payments to 33,623 people. Out of 800,000+ that have successfully applied. And the website is still Farked. Yep, we're boned
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The Chinese economy shrank by 6.8% in Q1. Bat's just insane
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
The governors of Missouri, Iowa, and South Dakota declined to work with the smarter Midwestern governors on how to open up the region's economy again
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Pandemic has companies dropping earnings guidance like used rubber gloves in supermarket parking lot
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Thu April 16, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
I know it's a stretch but it seems that service economies are likely to fail when there's no one around to service
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(MSN)
 
 
 
That's great it starts with an outbreak, bats on plates and aeroplanes, economists are all afraid... It's the end of the world economy as we know it
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(NPR)
 
 
 
If ten years of "spectacular" economic growth can be wiped out in a month, then maybe "spectacular" was always the wrong word to describe America's economy. Perhaps "brittle", "fragile", or "bulls**t" would be more accurate?
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(Some Farkette)
 
 
 
What did they know and when did they know it? FARK: Quilt show insurer. Cancellation policy exemption added January 1st regarding corona virus in the U.S
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(Business Insider)
 
 
 
What do you mean I'm going to have to dry my own hair?
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Another 5.2 million Americans were granted 'Suddenly Promoted to Visitor' status by their employers, bringing the total to 22,000,000
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(NBC San Diego)
 
 
 
Think your work from home job is safe from the coronavirus recession? You may want to return that TV you just bought with your stimulus check
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Wed April 15, 2020
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Epidemiologists: Hell no, don't reopen the economy yet. Economists: For the love of God, don't reopen the economy yet. Fake Economists: Boy, I'm glad Trump is listening to smart folks like me instead of those losers and reopening the economy
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Canada's economy shrank a record 9% Canadian
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Tue April 14, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Trey Hollingsworth (R-epulsive) says the quiet part out loud
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
IMF estimates we are heading into a depression type era. Stonks only go up
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Sun April 12, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Unlike in 2008, fiscal conservatives are unconcerned about moral hazard of dropping money out of helicopters; no apparent reason why Old Bailout Antagonism Mysteriously Absent
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Fri April 10, 2020
(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
Florida is spending up to $100 million to back up its unemployment website, so they must be answering lots of calls, right? Nope. 1% of calls were answered in 1 week
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(Economist)
 
 
 
Alright, which one of you Farkers illustrated this week's Economist cover?
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Thu April 09, 2020
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Trump COVID-19 Task Force 1: STFU. Task Force 2: GBTW
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Yesterday: Stock market jumped after socialist Bernie Sanders dropped out of the nomination system. Today: Stock market jumped after Federal Reserve dropped a shiatload of socialism onto the financial system
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
6.6 million more people filed for unemployment last week - 16 million total since two weeks ago
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Wed April 08, 2020
(Reuters)
 
 
 
OECD says leading indicators suggest the biggest monthly drop on record *turn around, tap nose, tug ear, twos threes fours now's it time to check the doors*
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(Quartz)
 
 
 
Putting a little cash aside apparently isn't called "saving" anymore unless you have a stock portfolio and disposable income
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(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
Iran presses IMF for emergency Coronavirus funds, a position some find unbelievable
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Party City Isn't
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(Creative Loafing Tampa)
 
 
 
That $1,200 stimulus check is exactly how much you need to build a guillotine
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Tue April 07, 2020
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Subby just bought the largest statue IN THE WORLD, and so I'm feeling pretty...oh, I've just been scammed, haven't I?
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(Stat News)
 
 
 
Welcome aboard. Here's your new employee handbook, your orientation schedule, your description of benefits, and your layoff notice
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Mon April 06, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
This may come as a surprise, but Elizabeth Warren has a plan for this. This what? THIS
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(NPR)
 
 
 
By shoveling money out the door, the Fed hopes to keep the economy on life support long enough to outlast the pandemic
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
Coronavirus impairs sense of smell of the stock market
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Can we avoid another great depression?
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Fri April 03, 2020
(KIRO-7 Seattle)
 
 
 
Burglaries in Seattle increasing during stay-at-home order, prompting calls for a stop-farking-stealing-stuff order
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(Politico)
 
 
 
"If on November 3, 2020, if there more than 100,000 dead and the unemployment rate is at 15 percent, Trump is not going to get reelected. We could resurrect George Washington and Thomas Jefferson and I doubt they could survive that either"
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Socially distant April jobs report laughs and waits while downing a corona as the March jobs report notes a US job loss of "only" 701,000 jobs with unemployment rising to 4.4%
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Thu April 02, 2020
(Medium)
 
 
 
And now, a couple moments with Uncle Joe
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(National Review)
 
 
 
Don't save your coronavirus check, spend it as it's your patriotic duty. Especially if it's awesome stuff like hookers and blow
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Nobody's buying new cars, but those who are buying have lost their minds
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Tue March 31, 2020
(MSN)
 
 
 
The Dow sees the FTSE's worst quarter since 1987, and raises it to 23.2%. Or is that lowers? This metaphor is breaking down almost as fast as the economy
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(Axios)
 
 
 
...because Fox News told him to?
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
Good news everybody. Goldman Sachs predicts that the US unemployment rate will ONLY hit 15% in the second quarter
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Mon March 30, 2020
(Politico)
 
 
 
Trump adviser Larry Kudlow says he "Sees no magic wand" that he can wave and restore the economy to normal. He THOUGHT he saw one at 3am last night, but it turned out to just be a used coke straw
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
After selling high. CEOs ready to buy low. Suck it prolys
source: cnbc.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Vox)
 
 
 
House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy says his package is done, and Nancy Pelosi won't be getting any more stimulus from him
source: vox.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
Fri March 27, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Senator Smoot? Congressman Hawley is here
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(NASDAQ)
 
 
 
Fitch on U.S. Sovereign Debt rating: "ummmm you are basically junk, but we'll rate you AAA because we're afraid of Trump bombing our headquarters"
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(Vox)
 
 
 
"I'm an economist and I am gruesomely comfortable with putting a value on a life ... [but] if you don't save those lives, you might have even worse economic performance"
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(CNN)
 
 
 
My dream to never wear pants to work has finally come true
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
Brexiteers see Coronavirus as a benefit to Remainers (possible nsfw content on page)
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Thu March 26, 2020
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
If you had Dick Kovacevich, the former CEO and chairman of Wells Fargo, as the first to unironically quote Lord Farquaad, please step up and claim your prize
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(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Hourly workers don't count to jobless claim totals
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
China's factories to its workers: "Welcome back. You're fired"
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The Chairman of the Federal Reserve has finally lost his mind, "We still have policy rooms in other dimensions..." Then he tried to bite me, so I ran away
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Just topped a thousand dead people as nutcases say, hey what's the big deal? People die all the time. We need to get back to making money. Besides, these people wanted to die so that they no longer take up space. They are terrible earners
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Next up on the Apocalypse checklist: One World Government
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
The image really says it all
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Wed March 25, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Trump, holding a 2 of Clubs, 5 of Diamonds, Jack of Spades, 9 of Hearts, and the Rules for Draw and Stud Poker, is about to make the biggest gamble of his presidency
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Bill Gates: "No, dumbasses, you can't restart the economy soon and simply ignore the pile of bodies over in the corner"
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Tue March 24, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Anyone shocked that Trump seems to be willing to prioritize the health of the economy of the health of the American people REALLY hasn't been paying attention to what he and the GOP have done with the EPA, HHS, SNAP, ICE, Obamacare etc etc
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Even before COVID-19, job postings were down 7% from last year
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(The Hill)
 
 
 
I want the economy reopened right now. Get those workers back in here. Turn those machines back on
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(Trust.org)
 
 
 
Sending everyone back to the salt mines early will likely kill a bunch of people and make the economy worse. Considering this timeline, we should get our affairs in order
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Baily McBailface?
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Mon March 23, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
It's your Monday MSNBC Primetime thread, stir crazy edition. It starts at 8 PM Eastern
source: msnbc.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(BBC)
 
 
 
OECD secretary general on global economy: Give me a V. Give me a U. Give me an L
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Sun March 22, 2020
(The Conversation)
 
 
 
Did we learn anything from the last recession?
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Sat March 21, 2020
(Vox)
 
 
 
Conservatism is going to kill hundreds of thousands while strangling the economy
source: vox.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
Fri March 20, 2020
(Polygon)
 
 
 
Fallout 76 players are hoarding toilet paper and jacking up the prices, among other things
source: polygon.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(WESH Orlando)
 
 
 
Landlord drops rent to $100 for next months rent. Tells tenants to spend the difference at local businesses. This is how it's done
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(SomeMapleLeaf)
 
 
 
Canada has announced its coronavirus economic relief plan, and it's light years ahead of the US plan which is still nothing
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(CNBC)
 
 
 
US job loss from COVID-19 might reach 5 million... in April
source: cnbc.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Guardian)
 
 
 
If you've been saving your money, you might soon be able to buy that oil company you've always wanted
source: theguardian.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Burr told his family to get everything out of the banks. Because that's what a guy does when he totally doesn't have inside information the rest of us don't have
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
"This is not a recession. It's an ice age." And it's not like the first Ice Age, it's more like the fifth movie
source: theatlantic.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
Thu March 19, 2020
(The Hill)
 
 
 
Shut. Down. Everything
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(MSNBC)
 
 
 
Still stuck at home? Kids making you crazy? Get yourself a nice beverage and join us for the Thirsty Thursday MSNBC Thread, starting at 8 PM Eastern
source: msnbc.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
60% of the time, a recession follows a bear market every time
source: nytimes.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(WRBL Columbus)
 
 
 
"I think there is broad general agreement that small businesses in this country will not be able to survive unless there is extraordinary assistance"
source: wrbl.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
Wed March 18, 2020
(MSNBC)
 
 
 
If you've been looking at the DJIA, it's as if Trump never happened. Don't we wish. Welcome to the Wacky Wednesday, WFH edition of the MSNBC Primetime Thread, starting at 8 PM Eastern
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(Fox Business)
 
 
 
Oil, Oil everywhere and no place to put it
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(CBC)
 
 
 
Leader announces $900 biweekly emergency care benefit, doubling of homeless care program, six-month interest-free reprieve on student loan payments. Difficulty: Canada
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Tue March 17, 2020
(CNN)
 
 
 
Mr. Greatest Stock Market of All Time is now staring down the barrel of 20% unemployment
source: cnn.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Vox)
 
 
 
What does history tell us about re-election campaigns held amid a collapsing economy? Subby's not saying Democrats should be popping the bubbly yet, but they are suggesting you take out stock in Brut
source: vox.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
Mon March 16, 2020
(The Conversation)
 
 
 
Let's just say there's a bull market on refrigerator boxes right around the corner
source: theconversation.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Axios)
 
 
 
Remember Yang's $1,000 monthly Freedom Dividend? It may be a good idea to help Americans get through the coronavirus pandemic
source: axios.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Reuters)
 
 
 
IMF finally realizes the ironic mass of futility that is its acronym
source: reuters.com   |   share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
 
(Politico)
 
 
 
To save the US economy there's going to have to be bailout and stimulus package that dwarfs the 2009 one by an order of magnitude. But surely, all those "fiscal conservatives" on the right will scream JUST as loudly at this one as they did Obama's?
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