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What the Blue Wave Means for Economic Policy

President-elect Joe Biden discusses health care plans during a news conference in Wilmington, Del., November 10, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Welcome to the Capital Note, a newsletter about business, finance, and economics. On the…

Newsletter: From Furloughed to Fired

By Jeffrey Sparshott Aug 31, 2020 6:30 am ET This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Big Gains, Permanent Losses The U.S. employment report for August is out Friday…

Newsletter: Limited Supplies, High Demand

By Jeffrey Sparshott Aug 26, 2020 6:30 am ET This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. House Hunters U.S. new-home sales rose to the highest level since the waning days…

Newsletter: China Is Catching Up

Aug 25, 2020 6:30 am ET This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. China is closing the economic gap with the U.S., another round of Covid lockdowns would be too costly, more…

Newsletter: Debt, Labor Divide and Live Music

Aug 24, 2020 6:30 am ET This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. It's another full week for economic data and policy talk, bookended by the Republican National Convention…