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Greg Brooks

Helter skelter

No, not that helter skelter. Charles Manson lifted the term from Paul McCartney, who used it as a metaphor for a

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Eschew your dampeners

July jobs reports for both the U.S. and Canada are out. In the U.S. last month, we added—or more accurately,

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Cliff notes

“They all had jobs and they had economically viable jobs, but we told them they couldn’t work—to protect us. Now

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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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