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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Lifeguard shortage drags on for third summer in a row

Corporate VCs ride AI startup wave

Electric vehicles have an efficiency problem

The case for breaching the debt ceiling

Chart: Nvidia stock's astonishing rise

It's the summer of international travel — despite high prices

Nvidia stock's AI-fueled rise puts it on trillion-dollar club's doorstep

What Ford's backing of Tesla chargers means for the future of EVs

Realtor boom ends as housing market slumps

Spending, inflation point to still-hot U.S. economy