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Update: Infrastructure Bill Passes
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on November 16, 2021

With House passage Nov. 5 and President Biden's signature 10 days later, the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill is now a reality. The bill was initially moving alongside a $2 trillion...

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The Sugar High Fades: Post-Stimulus Consumer Trends
By Connor Lokar on November 11, 2021

A unique combination of pent-up demand, initially depressed price levels, and profound stimulus support (boosting both savings and disposable income) has yielded explosive demand and...

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Inflation Starts to Bite
By Connor Lokar on November 10, 2021

Most see "inflation" as a dirty word, indicative of weakening spending power and the diminishing purchasing capability of a fixed number of dollars, both of which are technically true....

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Can Technology Solve the Labor Problem?
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on October 12, 2021

The tight labor market is one of the toughest, if not the toughest, of the problems currently facing business leaders –– and it is unlikely to improve in the near term. With near-full...

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The Evergrande Implosion – China’s Problem or the World’s?
By Connor Lokar on October 1, 2021

The world’s attention has zeroed in on private-sector property developer Evergrande Group, and worldwide financial markets are roiled over the firm's potential to miss interest payments...

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Post-Shutdowns Labor Constraints Call for Creative Solutions
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on September 14, 2021

Of the constraints currently facing business leaders, few are as severe as the shortage of qualified workers.

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