The Mixed Signals Economy: The Breakdown Weekly Recap

Jobless claims are down, coronavirus cases are up and the markets simply don’t know what to do.

By Nathaniel WhittemoreCoinDesk Insights
Jul 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:29 a.m. UTC
By Nathaniel WhittemoreCoinDesk Insights
Jul 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:29 a.m. UTC

Jobless claims are down, coronavirus cases are up and the markets simply don’t know what to do.

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On The Breakdown’s Weekly Recap, NLW explores:

  • The final tally on the TikTok Doge viral campaign 
  • The growing geopolitical tension between China and the U.S. and where it’s manifesting 
  • Positive economic indicators in reduced jobless claims
  • Negative economic indicators in growing COVID-19 cases and deaths
  • Why bitcoin is moving sideways
  • Why Treasury yields are down
  • Why gold is up

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