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Baltimore restaurant owner launches incubator for Black micro businesses

Nov 26, 2020
Terence Dickson wants to make sure Black business owners don't keep missing out on small-business relief.
Terence Dickson stands in front of "Big Blue," a delivery truck he's converted into an outdoor bar at his restaurant in Baltimore.
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How Delta is avoiding Trump's import tariffs

Nov 20, 2020
In a clever workaround, the airline has reportedly sent Airbus planes overseas before bringing them to the U.S.
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How one professional singer is managing work from home

Nov 3, 2020
With live performances canceled, artists are finding creative solutions.
"When the pandemic hit, really quickly it became apparent that we wouldn’t be able to sing again with other people."
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Nearly half of Americans would have trouble paying an unexpected $250 expense

Oct 15, 2020
The latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll shows the precarity of Americans' finances during the pandemic.
It's the 30th week in a row that more than 800,000 Americans have filed new applications for unemployment benefits.
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A front desk worker assists a patron with checking in at the reopening of Bellagio hotel-casino on June 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. MGM Grand Resorts has announced it will lay off 18,000 workers who were previously temporarily furloughed.
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How low interest rates could make inequality worse

Low interest rates hurt our ability to save.
Karen Petrou, managing partner at Federal Financial Analytics, says there's "nothing" in the Federal Reserve's new policy for "shared prosperity."
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U.S.-China phase one trade deal: It's alive, but is it well?

There's a deal, sure, but it's not looking good in terms of hitting targets.
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Networking differences may play a role in workplace gender gaps, study finds

Aug 25, 2020
Women connect more closely with fewer people. Men tend to have looser, sparser networks.
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What do the wealthy think of Joe Biden's plan for taxes and economic rebuilding?

The private sector isn't necessarily "running scared," says Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer.
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Airbnb begins process to go public

The company is using provisions of a 2012 law to keep its inner workings secret for now.
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