It’s Biden’s Economy Now

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.

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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