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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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    Grayscale launches ad campaign ahead of SEC's Bitcoin Trust ETF decision

    An ad in a subway station.
    Photo: Brady Dale/Axios
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    COVID-19 dashboard

    Illustration of a coronavirus cell falling into a time warp.
    Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

    Elon Musk meets Bolsonaro ahead of Brazilian election

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    President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro (left) and billionaire Elon Musk. Photos: Andressa Anholete and Dimitrios Kambouris for The Met Museum/Vogue via Getty Images
    Brady Dale
    May 20, 2022 - Economy & Business

    DISH's crypto investments aim to expand its 5G reach

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    Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Courtesy Dish Network

    Longtime digital exec Meredith Artley out at CNN

    Dan Primack
    May 20, 2022 - Sports

    American investors keep scoring European soccer teams

    In this illustration, a soccer ball is kicked by someone wearing sports gear and socks with money printed on them.
    Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios

    The power of pure luck

    Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

    The crypto-pocalypse comes for MiamiCoin

    Illustration of a palm tree over a yellow sun-like quarter
    Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

    Jerome Powell is living rent free in my head

    Illustration of Jerome Powell using psychic powers.
    Photo Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios. Photo: Win McNamee via Getty Images

    iPhone maker Foxconn enters U.S. electric vehicle manufacturing industry

    Mechanic lying underneath smartphone, doing repairs.
    Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios