Jan 19, 2021
3 states, 3 economies. What can they tell us?
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Also, economic challenges await the Biden administration, Janet Yellen sheds light on debt and a part of Big Oil is feeling a little sunnier.
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The pandemic has largely halted tourism, and Manu Powers has had to lay off most of her staff.
The number of people showing up for free hot meals has more than doubled since the pandemic began, the CEO of HOPE South Florida says.
Some businesses in Newman Grove, Nebraska, have been booming as fewer people leave town to shop. Also, the region's agriculture economy remains healthy.
President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for treasury secretary stressed that if we don't shore up the economy now, we'll have a worse crisis to manage later.
The new administration plans to focus lots of attention on the economy and propose a massive relief package as the recovery stutters and the virus surges.
It's one of a number of growing examples of oil companies adjusting to changing energy needs.