Georgia Runoffs May Deliver U.S. Fiscal Stimulus Peach

Georgia Runoffs May Deliver U.S. Fiscal Stimulus Peach

Control of the Senate may not be known until at least Jan. 5, as both Georgia Senate races look likely to head for a runoff. This matters for 2021 U.S. gross domestic product, as it widens a narrow path to a Democratic sweep of Congress and the presidency. Accompanying stimulus, which could top $2 trillion, implies growth above 5% year-over-year, compared to Bloomberg Economics’ current baseline of 3.5%.

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