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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White House calls for new rules for regional banks, reversing Trump policies

Communication software continues to lure investors

Communication take-aways from What's Next Summit

Communicator Spotlight: Pfizer chief corporate affairs officer Sally Susman

Photo illustration of Sally Susman, Pfizer's logo, geometric shapes and quotation marks.

The risks of tighter bank lending

Illustration of a hand squeezing a piggy bank.

Yellen to take on financial risks beyond banks

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

Men in Blazers looks to double podcast slate

Americans aren't taking all of their paid time off from work

Venture capital fund formed to focus on dementia treatment startups

Illustration of an unraveling yarn in the shape of a brain against a man in silhouette

Michelin backs big tire recycling venture in Europe

Tire graveyard.