History made in the South Carolina Senate race
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Plus, why markets are doing well despite a coronavirus relief package impasse. The U.S. economists who won the Nobel Prize for their work with auctions. And, how a popular pilgrimage site for Catholics has struggled in the pandemic.
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Relief back-and-forth continues, but investors are now looking down the road at a new scenario: The rising possibility of a Democratic sweep in November
Julia Coronado, founder and president of MacroPolicy Perspectives, says "this is about the speed of the recovery." "If you have a unified Congress, then you could actually get some pretty significant programs passed, which could bring a faster recovery," Coronado said.
The explosion in Democratic donations has been connected to concern about the fate of the Supreme Court.
The winning economists designed auctions that allow for multiple bids over a period of time.
The pilgrims are only returning in small numbers compared with the 6 million a year who usually come.