There’s a week left to come up with another round of unemployment relief
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Extra unemployment benefits are set to disappear July 31. Plus, Trump denies reports that he tried to steer a golf tournament to one of his resorts. And, Mattel earnings will give us a sense of how toy sales are doing.
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Pandemic unemployment benefits have kept people spending
Economists say the additional $600-a-week benefit has boosted the whole economy and contributed to job growth.
Trump denies asking ambassador to help move British Open to his resort
The Turnberry is reportedly not profitable, and a major golf tournament could bring in tens of millions of dollars to the local economy.
Mattel banks on keeping kids busy during the pandemic
Mattel has pivoted, playing to the moment at hand with marketing like "play is never canceled" and an emphasis on family activities.
David Brancaccio Host
Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
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Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
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