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Nov 7, 2020 - Economy

5. Biden and economic stimulus

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Economically, the outcome of the election could not be worse, Felix Salmon writes.

  • Gridlock is being cheered by financial markets wary of political overreach, but stocks are not the economy. In the depths of a global pandemic, fiscal boldness is exactly what's needed for the economy as a whole.
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