Previewing the Economic Showdowns Coming This Fall

From the size of a second round of stimulus to COVID-19 litigation to reshoring, last week previewed some key economic issues for the months to come.

Aug 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:39 a.m. UTC
Aug 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:39 a.m. UTC

From the size of a second round of stimulus to COVID-19 litigation to reshoring, last week previewed some key issues for the months to come.

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On this week’s edition of The Breakdown Weekly Recap, NLW argues the big story of the week was actually a set of smaller stories that preview the faultlines and economic debates likely to absorb us in the coming months. 

These include:

  • The Federal Reserve signaling that fiscal stimulus needs to do more
  • The beginning of the battles on fiscal stimulus
  • The introduction of the “not safe to vote” narrative 
  • The Big Tech vs. The World fight 
  • The beginning of coronavirus lawsuits 
  • Back to school
  • Jobless claims getting worse
  • Kodak and reshoring

This week on The Breakdown:

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