economy

WATCH: Live Forum - Restarting the economy

It's our live forum on restarting the economy during a pandemic. Industry leaders and local business owners to answer your questions about the...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 5:11pm
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Business Report: Economic recovery could be a while

In the latest WXXI Business Report, it looks like the economic downturn could last a bit. A Cornell University economics professor says that it may take...
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Mon, 05/11/2020 - 6:41am
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Connections: Discussing the state of the economy during this stage of the pandemic

Why is the stock market booming when the economy is crashing? Our guests explore the seeming disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street. We also...
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Fri, 05/01/2020 - 10:23am
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Connections: Congressman Tom Reed on strategies for reopening the economy

Congressman Tom Reed joins us to discuss his ideas for reopening the economy during the pandemic. He also offers feedback to listeners who are looking...
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Wed, 04/22/2020 - 10:14am
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Business group calls on state officials to accelerate upstate reopening

An upstate business organization is calling on state officials to accelerate plans for reopening some businesses where appropriate. Unshackle Upstate...
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Mon, 04/20/2020 - 1:08pm
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Connections: How the pandemic is impacting millennials' economic future

The pandemic has hit the millennial generation with its second economic crisis. Even before the pandemic, 62 percent of millennials report living...
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Mon, 04/20/2020 - 10:58am
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Lift Bridge Book Shop in Brockport says it is in danger of closing

At a time when independent bookstores are reportedly thriving nationally, one of Monroe County's few remaining indie shops is struggling to stay open....
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Tue, 02/25/2020 - 11:55am
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No, Rochester isn’t recession-proof, but its housing market is resilient

At a recent Rotary meeting, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren made a bold claim about the area’s economy. Warren announced her intentions to declare 2020...
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Mon, 12/16/2019 - 12:28pm
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Connections: Debating the impact of tariffs on the economy

We have a debate about tariffs. Last week on Connections, we heard from several United Auto Workers employees who said that even though they think...
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Wed, 09/25/2019 - 10:34am
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Connections: Discussing Universal Basic Income

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is making noise with a call for a UBI, a Universal Basic Income. He’s proposing $1,000 per month, for life...
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Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:24am
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