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At the end of 2019, the United States had 788 billionaires (a 12% increase over 2018), and they controlled $3.4 trillion of the nation's wealth (14% more than was controlled by billionaires in 2018). There were more billionaires in the U.S. than the...

Microsoft believes that one of the best ways to help the economy rebound and reduce the staggering rate of unemployment is to help workers learn new digital skills. Today, it announced an initiative designed to train 25 million people worldwide by th...

The U.S. economy is objectively awful right now. The unemployment rate is at levels not seen since the Great Depression and this quarter’s decline in gross domestic product is expected to be the worst on record. Most economists believe it will take...

The Guardian, June 2020:Since the virus hit there has been a belief, maybe a hope, that this was just a momentary thing. Sure, the fall would be sharp and deep, but the recovery would be fast coming. You could hear it in the talk of “snap...

“We always said that we were not going for eradication of the virus. Other economies tried that and their economy was far more damaged than ours. And so we have to ensure that we can run our economy, run our lives, run our communities, alongside th...

Graphics by Anna Wiederkehr As states push forward in their phased reopenings, we’re getting clues that the beleaguered U.S economy might be on its way to recovery. Retail sales spiked by 17.7 percent in May, and the unemployment rate unexpectedly...