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    The Pandemic Has Men Shaving Less, But Not WomenProctor & Gamble sales — and beards — have grown during the pandemic.
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    The Fans Can Go to Games Again. Will They?The stadiums are open, but fans aren’t exactly rushing through the doors.
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    Disneyland Is Likely to Stay Closed for MonthsCalifornia might be right that theme parks ought to be shut until the epidemic abates. But there is a huge effect on employment.
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    Donald Trump Isn’t Broke. He’s a Very Rich Guy Who Doesn’t Pay Enough Taxes.Some people are reading Trump’s taxes — or the New York Times’ account of what was in his taxes over the last 20 years — much too literally.
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    Nikola Says It’s Not the Next TheranosSometimes, when a product seems cool enough, people don’t ask the right questions.
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    The Fitness Industry’s Pandemic Winners and LosersBusiness is booming for online class providers and golf courses, while gyms and apparel companies are in a tough spot.
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    Oracle to Partner With TikTok in the U.S. After Microsoft Deal Is RejectedThe partnership comes two days before Trump’s deadline for a deal to remove control of the video-sharing app from its Chinese-owned parent company.
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    Softbank Found Another Dumb Way to InvestNaturally, the tech behemoth that lost billions on WeWork has found a new, weird thing to do with its investors’ cash.
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    A Solid Jobs Report Makes Imminent Stimulus Even Less LikelyDiving into Friday’s numbers, which show the economy recovering at a decent clip.
  10. buyer's market
    Here’s Why Airlines Are Ending Change FeesWhile there won’t be fees for altering your travel plans, you’ll probably have to choose higher fares or cheap, inflexible tickets.
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    Target Is Having a Pretty Good PandemicWhy big box retailers like Walmart and Target have done especially well under COVID.
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    The Post Office Has a Financial Problem, Not a CrisisThere are business questions underlying many of the political questions that surround the USPS.
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    100 Psychics on What Their Clients Want to Know About 2020Who will win the election? Will Trump go to prison? Can you tell if I have COVID-19? And more questions about these uncertain times.
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    Americans Are Shopping As Much As They Were Pre-PandemicThe nature of consumer spending is still far from normal, however, and without another stimulus, retail sales may start to contract again.
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    Coronavirus Will Kill Lots of Shopping MallsMall owners seem to be aware of this, and they are trying to figure out what the next act looks like.
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    If Uber’s Food-Delivery Business Isn’t Profitable Now, When Can It Be?Huge growth is based on charging customers less for delivery than drivers get paid to provide it.
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    The Economy Is Slightly Less Bad Than a Few Weeks AgoThere’s some good news in Friday’s jobs report, but it is also likely to make a congressional deal even more difficult.
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    Why Disney’s Plan to Release Mulan Online for $30 Pleases Wall StreetCOVID-19 may be ravaging the movie industry, but it’s also presenting opportunities to think outside the box office.
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    Household-Name Companies That Have Filed for Bankruptcy Because of CoronavirusLord & Taylor is the latest. Here are the rest.
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    What’s Going on With Trump’s TikTok Ban and the Microsoft Deal?As TikTok users continue to hold their looped breath, Microsoft is again trying to acquire the app after dealing with some Trump-prompted confusion.
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    Coronavirus Has Changed How We Drink CoffeeWhat has been bad for Starbucks has been good for Folgers.
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    Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg Aren’t in the Same BoatAmazon is extremely popular – and doesn’t meet the definition of a monopoly. Facebook is a different situation.
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    Don’t Give Up on Offices Quite YetEven companies like Google that are well suited to remote work understand the value of in-person interactions.
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    How Much Is COVID-19 Hurting NYC Real-Estate Values?The news for Gotham homeowners is not great — but also not catastrophic.
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    Why the Stock Market Is Soaring Even As the Economy FaltersHere, some good explanations for why stocks would appear to shrug off the very serious economic problems the virus has caused this summer.
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    If This Is How Disney World Operates in a Pandemic, How Could Schools Operate?Limited capacity may be possible at theme parks and retail stores, but it probably won’t work at schools.
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    America Needs Another Bailout. Is Congress Up to the Task?Ultimately, fiscal policy can only go so far in mitigating the economic effects of the coronavirus.
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    The Economy Won’t Be Recovering Anytime SoonIndicators that recently looked promising are stalling once again.
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    How Ski Resorts Hope to Operate Under COVID-19 This WinterSkiing is a naturally low-risk activity, but concerns about sudden lockdowns and traveling to, getting up, and eating on the mountain remain.
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    COVID-19 Is Changing Many Things — But Not Apartment RentsEven during this extremely unstable time, the cost to rent a home has so far remained surprisingly stable.
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    Disney World Is Reopening. Some Workers Are Worried.The Disney’s flagship theme park reopens this weekend. But has the company done enough to protect workers from the coronavirus?
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    Brooks Brothers’ Problems Began Before the CoronavirusThe formal-attire business isn’t what it used to be.
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    Here’s What the Trouble in Commercial Real Estate Means for YouSome of the hits to retail real estate may permanently change how state and local governments fund themselves.
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    The Good News and the Bad News in the Latest Jobs ReportThe economy added a record 4.8 million workers. But there are also some warning signs.
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    Another Good Sign on the Economic Recovery — and a WarningThings are still looking up, but coronavirus surges and government inaction could change that.
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    The ‘V-Shaped’ Recovery Has Died of CoronavirusA swift rebound from the pandemic was always unlikely. But COVID-19’s resurgence has now rendered one impossible.
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    How Do You Talk People Into Traveling in the Middle of a Pandemic?Companies are looking for ways to coax potential travelers back out of their homes.
  38. coronavirus
    Why 2020’s Economic Calamity Probably Won’t Be As Bad As 2008’sThe unemployment numbers may look grim, but there are key differences between what’s happening now and the last meltdown.
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    Bankrupt Hertz Won’t Sell More Stock to Bored Investors — YetAfter some discussions with the SEC, the company decided not to make new shares available after all.
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    Air Travel Is Coming Back‚ But a Full Recovery Is Far OffExpect a smaller airline sector for years to come.
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    Essential Workers Aren’t Impressed by Corporate Anti-RacismCorporations are saying black lives matter. But their actions during the coronavirus pandemic say something different.
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    The Company Taking Over YouTube Advertising Just Got a Pile of MoneyMasterClass, an educational start-up selling access to the stars, just raised $100 million — meaning their YouTube pre-rolls aren’t going anywhere.
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    Walmart Had a Great First Quarter — and Has Good News About the Whole Economy“Call it relief spending,” said the company’s CEO, “as it was heavily influenced by stimulus dollars.”
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    The Law Might Be Catching Up With Carlos GhosnTwo Americans who allegedly aided Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan were arrested, suggesting the businessman may not be out of the clear yet.
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    Due to Coronavirus, These Products Are Suddenly Impossible to FindConsider yourself lucky if you’ve been able to buy a bike, kettlebell, or webcam during the pandemic.
  46. buyer's market
    Here’s How to Square a Rising Stock Market With the Dire EconomyIt depends a lot on what story you are telling.
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    Why Do Food Delivery Companies Lose Money?One common theory is that they are planning to raise their prices someday. I think something else is going on.
  48. buyer's market
    Who’s Booking Hotel Rooms Right Now? Vacation Optimists.People are hoping that the worst will be over in a few months. And if it’s not, they have an out.
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    There’s Deflation, But You’re Probably Not Enjoying Lower PricesThe government’s preferred measure of prices is way down. That’s not the story for most consumers during lockdown though.
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    Why There Are Still So Many Empty Shelves at the Grocery StoreSome key dynamics have changed since March, but there are still acute shortages — particularly in the meat aisle.
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