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U.S.: Racing Back To Life


  • Unprecedented stimulus has lifted US economic activity to within touching distance of its pre-pandemic levels.
  • President Biden isn't finished with more money on its way to complement a private sector reopening spending splurge.
  • The result is likely to be an economy that is larger than would have been the case had the pandemic not occurred.

COVID-19 economic Stimulus check on blurred USA flag background. Relief program concept.
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By James Knightley

Almost there

First-quarter GDP growth numbers for the States show the US economy has recovered virtually all its lost output, having contracted 10% peak to trough last year. Investment spending is now

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When I read you correct, we have to be very lucky with this pandemic.
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