Niv Elis, The Hill

Niv Elis

The Hill

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Recent articles by Niv:

Unemployment to average 6.1 percent through 2030: CBO

The COVID-19 pandemic will leave lasting scars on the U.S. → Read More

Manufacturing grows in June, says report

The manufacturing sector grew in June, a comeback from a severe contraction in May as the coronavirus pandemic hit the economy hard. → Read More

Stocks open up on ADP jobs report

Stock markets rose on Wednesday after ADP reported an increase in jobs for June.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 200 points, or 0.8 percent, and the S&P 500 was up 17 points, or 0.6 percent. → Read More

US, Mexico set for new post-NAFTA trade era

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) came into effect on Wednesday in a political and diplomatic environment radically different from the one that brought the three countries together under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAF → Read More

National mask mandate would avert 5 percent GDP loss: Goldman Sachs

A federal mandate to wear masks would slow the spread of the coronavirus enough to save the economy from losing 5 percent of its value, according to a Goldman Sachs study. → Read More

Millions fear eviction without more aid from Congress

Millions of tenants are at risk of receiving eviction notices in late July as protections from a major coronavirus stimulus program are set to expire. → Read More

Markets surge, even as states slow opening

Stock markets surged on Monday following a week of negative trading, even as the weekend saw record numbers of new coronavirus cases and states moved to slow their economic reopening plans. → Read More

CEO outlook hits 11-year low

The nation's top CEOs are as dour about the economic outlook as they have been in 11 years, according to the Business Roundtable's quarterly Economic Outlook Survey, → Read More

SBA scrapped ethics review for agency employees, lawmakers in emergency loan program

A little-noticed rule issued by the Small Business Administration earlier in the pandemic allows agency employees, lawmakers and other federal officials to sidestep an ethics review that is meant to prevent conflicts of interest. → Read More

Stocks sink as Florida, Texas reimpose restrictions after COVID-19 spikes

U.S. stocks plunged on Friday as major COVID-19 outbreaks forced Texas and Florida to reinstate some restrictions. → Read More

Delayed mortgage payments increase by 79,000

The number of homeowners delaying payments increased by a steep 79,000 in the past week, reversing a three-week trend that saw forbearance requests decline, according to data from Black Knight. → Read More

In-restaurant spending can predict increased COVID cases: J.P. Morgan

An uptick in in-restaurant spending can predict an increase in COVID-19 cases over three weeks, according to a research note from J.P. Morgan. → Read More

Treasury to give Congress access to all PPP loan data

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin agreed to provide key Congressional committees with full access to loan data from the Payment Protection Program, a key demand Democrats have been pushing. → Read More

Markets drop following Fed stress test of banks

Markets opened down Friday morning after the Federal Reserve said many banks would face difficulties in the event of a prolonged or deepening coronavirus crisis. → Read More

Trump's tough talk on China sparks fears of geopolitical crisis

President Trump's inconsistent efforts to get tough on China are raising fears of a geopolitical crisis with the world's second largest economy just ahead of November's election. → Read More

Trump says 'decoupling' from China on the table

President Trump on Thursday said options to "decouple" the U.S. economy from China were on the table. → Read More

Stocks mostly flat after day of volatility

Stock markets on Thursday closed relatively flat after a day of volatility.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 40 points, or 0.2 percent, while the S&P 500 closed up 1.8 points, or 0.1 percent. → Read More

Stocks slide after new claims show high unemployment

Stock markets opened down on Thursday following a worse-than-expected unemployment report.The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened down 200 points, or 0.8 percent, and the S&P 500 was down 15 points, or 0.5 percent. → Read More

Fights over police reform, COVID-19 delay Senate appropriations markups

The Senate Appropriations Committee is delaying the start of markups for funding the government in the next fiscal year over partisan disagreements on police reform and COVID-19 spending. → Read More

China on track to fulfill 'phase one' trade deal purchases: Lighthizer

China is on track to fulfill its commitments to buy huge amounts of U.S. agricultural and other goods, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday. → Read More