It’s Biden’s Economy Now
(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Many in the U.S. (and around the world) sighed with relief as President Joe Biden took the oath of office last week. Now that the smoke has cleared after the chaotic departure of Donald Trump, we have a moment to take stock of the economy: Trump’s legacy and what Biden inherited, how markets and investors are feeling in the midst of Covid-19 and political unrest, and what preparations we should be making.
The Most Important Number of the Week Was 46 — Robert Burgess
Trump’s Market Was So-So, Whichever Way You Cut It — John Authers
Trump Flunked His Own Economics Test — Matthew Winkler
Trumpism, Economically Speaking, Is Here to Stay — Daniel Moss
$15 Minimum Wage Subverts Biden Recovery Plan — Michael R. Strain
Why We’ve Gone Back to Storing Cash Under the Mattress — Mark Gilbert
Biden’s Rescue Plan Is a Start. Now Think Big. — Nir Kaissar and Timothy L. O’Brien
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Brooke Sample is an editor for Bloomberg Opinion. She has been a copy editor for Euromoney Institutional Investor, the Virginian-Pilot and Gannett New Jersey newspapers.
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