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More Economic Consequences of the Pandemic
The cutoff was upsetting for would-be applicants like Afshana Pervin, a restaurant and catering worker from Bangladesh who lives with her two children in Queens. After getting by with loans from acquaintances and help from the food pantry at DRUM, a community organization in Jackson Heights, she was counting on applying to the fund and paying back ...
Why Osinbajo is right on dollar rate | The Guardian Nigeria News
Sir: Early last week, many newspapers carried banner headlines that seemed to suggest that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was advocating for a devaluation of the Naira, an alternative policy view from the President’s. In the first day of a two-day cabinet retreat last Monday, the VP had made a long presen...
Economic Historian Details How Central Banks Helped Evade Financial Collapse in 2020
The world has felt the economic shocks of the pandemic for nearly two years, resulting in a shrinking workforce and financial instability. In his new book, “Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s Economy,” Adam Tooze discusses the central monetary powers that saved global economies from further devastation.  “How do you calm an ocean when ...
Getting started with building an audience in the creator economy – TechCrunch
How can you anticipate the content people want before they want it? How do you figure out where your audience lives online and what they like? What is a creator, after all? At TechCrunch Disrupt 2021, we were joined by Julia Munslow, Special Projects Editor at Yahoo News, Alexis Gay, comedian and host of Non Technical Podcast, and Sushma Dwive...
U.S Dollar Bugs Sleep on Weak Factory Data
In London, greenback bugs were fast asleep on Tuesday morning, remaining near the bottom of their recent range. U.S. factory data that came in worse than expected, as well as growing bets that monetary policy would normalize faster in other countries, contributed to the dollar index posting losses. In September, industrial production in the U.S. de...
Will ETFs Suffer as US Consumer Sentiment Falls in October?
Concerns about coronavirus cases, inflationary levels and supply-chain challenges finally took a toll on the U.S. consumer sentiment. The University of Michigan’s preliminary consumer sentiment declined to 71.4 in October from 72.8 last month. The metric lagged the market forecast of 73, per The Wall Street Journal’s survey on economists.The measur...
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