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  1. October Surprise
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    Ep 25: October Surprise

    The pandemic hits the White House. Will it derail the economy and markets? Also, why Singapore property prices are defying the downturn. And how ...
  2. Shoppers make their way through Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, decorated for the holidays, in Arl

    America's wealthy likely to power pandemic-hit US holiday sales: Deloitte

    The wealthy in America are expected to splurge online for gifts and home decorations this holiday season, even as the COVID-19 pandemic erodes ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York

    Commentary: US should worry about second, coming recession

    There is a compelling case for another double dip in the aftermath of America’s devastating COVID-19 shock, says Stephen S Roach.
  4. A new apartment building housing construction site is seen in Los Angeles

    As US home builder confidence matches record high, mortgage delinquencies rise

    US home builder confidence rose for a third straight month in August to match its highest level ever as record-low interest rates spur buyer ...
  5. A man with a face mask walks by television screens outside the Nasdaq Market Site, after further cas

    Commentary: Here’s why stock markets are defying the economic reality of COVID-19

    Normally stock markets tell us a lot about the economy, but there might be structural reasons why they’re divorced from reality this time, says an ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Illustration photo of a U.S. five dollar note

    US July deficit falls to US$63 billion on delayed tax payments

    The U.S. federal budget deficit fell to US$63 billion in July, half the amount of a year earlier and down from US$864 billion in June, as a ...
  7. Logo of Marriott hotel is seen in Vienna

    Marriott posts bigger-than-expected loss as COVID-19 hits bookings

    Hotel operator Marriott International on Monday reported its first quarterly loss in nearly nine years, as extended travel disruption due to the ...
  8. Senate Majority Leader McConnell arrives to a luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington

    US Congress, White House struggle to find deal on new COVID-19 aid

    Republicans in the White House and the U.S. Congress were in disarray over their own plan for providing US$1 trillion in new coronavirus aid on ...