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Op-ed: Corporate leaders need ‘talk sense with Trump’ about the spread of Covid-19

Healthcare workers from University of South Florida (USF) Health administer coronavirus testing at the Lee Davis Community Resource Center on June 25, 2020 in Tampa, Florida.
Octavio Jones | Getty Images

BOSTON – The inert capital city of Massachusetts last Friday underscored the degree to which the coronavirus has affected the country not just medically but economically.…

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Op-ed: The Fed shouldn’t try to ‘control’ interest rates

A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington.
Kevin Lamarque | Reuters

A little unsolicited advice for the Federal Reserve … don’t be a control freak.
While it’s generally the Fed’s job to attempt to assert control over every aspect of credit market behavior, it may want to stop short of taking one more step that has come up as a real possibility: capping the yield curve.…

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