"... we continue to see Americans lose jobs at a pace that is far beyond anything we have ever seen before in all of U.S. history."
"... businesses all over America are not going to be able to “return to normal” if millions upon millions of workers simply do not want to work."
"...we have lost 710 jobs for every confirmed US death from COVID-19..."
"Simply, it is small businesses that drive the economy, employment, and wages."
"Pay attention to employment and wages. The data suggests the current “bear market” cycle has only just begun."
"California Governor Gavin Newsom says that a million residents of his state have filed for benefits “just since March 13”…"
"... it is being reported that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin just told members of Congress that this crisis could ... push our unemployment rate up to 20 percent…"
"At some point in the future, someone is going to pull all the data together. They will closely examine the hospital logs, analyse the transmission number and the infection rate, and do a cost-benefit analysis of the efforts to contain the virus. They may well conclude governments overreacted..."
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