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Coronavirus nibbles back

COVID-19 sprang a surprise on everyone last week. But not the surprise you’ve been seeing in the headlines. Two weeks

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A flashmob recession

A week ago Monday, the umpire finally called the pitch. The National Bureau of Economic Research declared that “the U.S.

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Housing bounces back

Technically speaking, that’s exactly what happened. The housing market really did bounce back in April. To 2012. Two weeks ago,

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Remotely plausible

Millions are working at home during the pandemic. If they stay there afterwards, the construction industry will change dramatically.

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Gravity catches up

Everybody knew it would happen. Now that it’s starting to happen, everybody likes it just about as much as they

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An indelicate balance

It’s been three weeks since California became the first state to issue a stay-at-home order. Yes, it does feel like

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Economists place their bets

Obviously nobody knows how the coronavirus pandemic will play out. But if you’re in business, you have no choice: You’ve

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