Economy & Business

Why it matters: After a record economic expansion, the coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy into a recession as unemployment soared to staggering heights. The country now faces urgent questions about how much stimulus is needed for reeling consumers and businesses, and what a recovery might look like.

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    Snap stock plunges after CEO warns of slowed revenue growth

    Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios

    Cars are getting older and older as prices rise and shortages persist

    Illustration of a car with birthday candles on it.
    Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
    Hope King
    4 hours ago - Economy & Business

    Airbnb to take down its listings in China

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    Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images
    Dave Lawler
    7 hours ago - World

    Survey of economists: More supply shocks and inflation coming in 2022

    Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

    Arby's first-ever burger features Wagyu beef

    Arby's burger with cheese, tomato, lettuce and onion on bun
    Arby's has added the Wagyu Steakhouse Burger to the menu for a limited time. Photo: Arby's
    Updated 7 hours ago - Politics & Policy

    COVID-19 dashboard

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    Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

    Private equity's fundraising flux

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    Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

    Broadcom preps mega-deal for VMware

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    Illustration: Gabriella Turrisi/Axios

    Starbucks closes its 130 Russian stores amid war in Ukraine

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    A closed Starbucks at the Afimall City shopping mall on March 26 in Moscow. Photo: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images

    Remote work drove home price surge

    Illustration of office chair on a “welcome” home mat
    Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios