2021 Wish List
Remote work, small businesses, the federal government's balance sheet, health care — they will all require attention.
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Embattled Industries: Profiles in Resilience
Although the pandemic nearly crushed their industries, these companies are finding ways to thrive.
China’s Economy Grows Nearly 5%
“China's economy continued its rapid rebound last quarter, with the recovery broadening out and becoming less reliant on investment-led stimulus.”
Fed Expands Main Street Lending Program
The new program widens the pool of applicants and adds loan types.
America’s CEOs Pledge to Rethink Corporate Priorities
“These modernized principles reflect the business community’s unwavering commitment to continue to push for an economy that serves all Americans.”
China Posts Lowest Economic Growth in 27 Years
The country’s economy experienced a significant slowdown as it faces trade tensions with the United States.
Unemployment Falls To Lowest Levels Since Dot-Com Boom
The economy added 223,000 jobs in May. About 120,000 are needed to keep up with growth in the working-age population.
U.S. Economic Growth Revised Upward to 1.2%
"Economic indicators so far aren't entirely convincing on a second-quarter bounce in activity," one economist says.
Moody’s Downgrade Highlights China Fears
The rating agency says China's "financial strength will erode somewhat over the coming years" as a result of excessive economy-wide debt.
Trump’s Tax Cuts Would Offset Interest-Rate Hikes
A lower corporate tax rate would not only raise net income after taxes, it could also increase a company's borrowing capacity.