Germany’s AstraZeneca move could stymie recovery, economists say

2/2 © Reuters. Shops affected by the COVID-19 lockdown in the western German city of Essen 2/2 By Michael Nienaber and Rene Wagner BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s decision to suspend AstraZeneca (NASDAQ:)’s COVID-19 vaccine could delay progress in reaching herd immunity and postpone a much-hoped for easing of lockdown measures needed for a robust recovery […]

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Trump says he saved 51 million jobs in pandemic. Economists, U.S. officials say otherwise

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump hosts coronavirus response event at the White House in Washington 2/2 By Lawrence Delevingne, Chris Prentice, Michelle Price and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Standing before half a dozen American flags during a press conference at his country club in Bedminster, New Jersey, President Donald Trump heralded […]

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Fed’s Near-Zero Rates to Last into 2023, Economists Predict

© Reuters. Fed’s Near-Zero Rates to Last into 2023, Economists Predict (Bloomberg) — The Federal Reserve may hold interest rates near zero for three or more years, and its balance sheet will soar above $ 10 trillion as policymakers seek to revive the U.S. economy from recession, economists said in a Bloomberg survey. Just over […]

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