What America’s Startup Boom Could Mean For The Economy : Planet Money : NPR

What America’s Startup Boom Could Mean For The Economy : Planet Money : NPR

Back in November, the Planet Money newsletter reported that — despite a deadly pandemic and an ugly recession — America was seeing a boom in the creation of new startups. We spoke with University of Maryland economist John Haltiwanger, one of the leading scholars of business formation. Now Haltiwanger has a new study out, and

Central Banks Creating Solo Cryptos; Retail Slumps, Bars and Restaurants Boom

Central Banks Creating Solo Cryptos; Retail Slumps, Bars and Restaurants Boom

CryptoCorner Nearly 90% of the world’s central banks are developing digital currencies, apparently pressured by the rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve, apparently seek to build on cryptocurrency’s innovative technology, including blockchain, an unbreakable record of transactions. Chetan Ahya, Chief Economist and Global Head of Economics at Morgan

U.S. Economic Rebound Proves More a Grind Than a Boom

U.S. Economic Rebound Proves More a Grind Than a Boom

Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast. The prevailing scenario for the U.S. recovery on Wall Street and in Washington has until recently focused on a boom fueled by consumers roaring back to life with a vengeance in a vaccine-induced reopening of the economy. The reality emerging from the latest