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Two tax credits in December’s Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act might be more valuable than the PPP loans for many small businesses. 


The annual economic outlook identifies three themes in its predictions for 2021:

  1. The global economy is expected to grow at record speed.
  2. Recovery will be uneven across sectors, countries and incomes. 
  3. There will be a synchronized push for green infrastructure.

Leaders of 22 energy associations gave their states of the industry last week. Here are their short videos, broken down by speaker, industry and association. 

At 2 p.m. Eastern Feb. 3, the U.S. EIA will release its 2021 Annual Energy Outlook. Submit questions in the live chat or tweet using #BPClive. 

Cover story: What Fuels Consumers Want Comes Down to Economics

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When we experience loss, grief travels with us everywhere — even work. What can companies do to support grieving employees? (This video contains mature content.)

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world, and its effects will last. Keep these factors in mind as your business prepares for the next normal.

These charts show the price of a gallon of gas and a gallon of diesel by region. See percentages of taxes, distribution and marketing, refining and crude oil.

Scaled-back funding by investors and OEMs probably will stall autonomous vehicle development for months, not years. Long-term uncertainty hinges on autonomous regulations.

In an excerpt from a new collection of his writings, the Amazon CEO says his secret is making fewer, better decisions and thinking three years out.



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