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College-Town Economies Brace for Covid Blow | WSJ

The coronavirus has pushed nearly half of U.S. colleges and universities into some degree of remote learning, a change that’s sending shock waves through small college town economies. WSJ’s Carlos Waters explains. More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com:  Visit the WSJ Video Center:  On Facebook:  On Twitter:  On Snapchat:  …

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Why the U.S. Dollar Remains Strong | WSJ

Despite many pundits predicting that the U.S. dollar would lose its global dominance, the coronavirus pandemic has only served to demonstrate how vital it remains to the international financial system. WSJ explains why this isn’t the first crisis to do so. Photo: Scott Eells/Bloomberg More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit …

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How Fannie and Freddie Prop Up America's Favorite Mortgage

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac back about half of new mortgages in the U.S. Now, talks are heating up about reshaping or shrinking the two companies, a move that could impact millions of Americans. Photo: Heather Seidel/The Wall Street Journal Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: More from the …

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