Voters on both sides are convinced their candidate will win—and that the economy will suffer if he doesn’t.
Public policy has been unable to inspire optimism among consumers.
People living under lockdown orders feel they have little hope of a speedy recovery.
The employment picture is much worse when you factor in those who’ve dropped out of the labor force.
The US and European central banks thought they could manage their economies by bringing their secretive plans for interest-rate regulation into the light. But they didn’t account for an unreceptive public.