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COVID-19 does not care who wins or loses the election

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A man casts his ballot at Tippecanoe Library on the first day of in-person early voting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Oct. 20, 2020.

A man casts his ballot at Tippecanoe Library on the first day of in-person early voting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Oct. 20, 2020. Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images

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Without additional pandemic aid, we're looking at an economy that has already signs of slowing dramatically as we enter the winter

Diane Swonk, chief economist at Grant Thornton, says layoffs are "stubbornly high" and it looks like employment slowed further in October. "That ups the ante that the wounds triggered by COVID will leave more permanent scars on the U.S. economy," Swonk said.

What was supposed to be the world's biggest launch of a new stock has been postponed indefinitely

There's word that Ant Group of China has begun returning money to investors. Marketplace China correspondent Jennifer Pak has more.
Elections 2020

Exit poll: Americans are deeply divided on COVID-19 and the economy

by Mitchell Hartman Nov 5, 2020
Those who voted for Biden said they are having a harder time in the COVID economy, according to exit polls done for major television networks.
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Getting any work done? Election uncertainty drives distraction at work

by Samantha Fields Nov 5, 2020
The election has had a major effect on work productivity this year, with more people voting and paying attention to the results.

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