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The US stock market has stayed high despite punishing economic indicators during the pandemic.
Yes, the Stock Market Is Doing Mostly Well. No, the American Economy Is Not.

Little more than half of Americans actually own stock. That helps make the stock market a less-than-ideal indicator of how the US economy is actually doing.

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The COVID Recession Is About to Make Life Much Worse for Women

Fewer than half of women are satisfied with thow they're treated in the U.S. The outsized impact of COVID-19 on women’s employment is sure to exacerbate that.

President Donald Trump prepares to sign four executive orders during a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
‘An Unworkable Plan’: Trump’s Unemployment Proposal Would Leave States on the Hook for Billions

Many states are already facing budget crunches caused by the pandemic without being asked to supplement federal unemployment benefits.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Biden’s Economic Plan Seeks to Address Racial Inequality and Systemic Racism

“It’s about jobs—good paying jobs, financial stability, building wealth for families of color."

A sign outside the West Alabama Icehouse shows the bar is closed Monday, June 29, 2020, in Houston. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott shut down bars again and scaled back restaurant dining on Friday as cases climbed to record levels after the state embarked on one of America's fastest reopenings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Economic Growth Is Stalling in States That Rushed to Reopen

Public health experts and economists warned that moving too quickly would only make things worse.

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Trump’s Failure to Reopen Safely Could Hurt Him on the Last Issue Voters Trust Him With: The Economy

There’s reason to believe Trump’s numbers on the economy may dip, however.