Mark Cuban Suggests New Measures to Revive the Economy; Peter Brandt Endorses the Idea

The world was already fighting a growing economic slowdown, and Coronavirus pandemic has worsened the matters even further. With almost a third of the world under lockdown, economies have come down crashing, and revival, even for giants like the US, has become extremely difficult.

To tackle this compounding issue, the US Government announced a PPP. However, there has been almost no apparent improvement, which had made several people question the plan. One of them is Shark Tank investor Mark Cuban, who stated that PPP, though a great plan, didn’t work as it is quite difficult to execute. In a Twitter thread posted yesterday night, Cuban stated that no amount of loans to business could save them if the customers don’t purchase.

In subsequent tweets, Mark Cuban suggested a unique alternate to stimulate the economy that sounds more practical than most other suggestions out in the wild. He suggested that it would be better to give $1,000 checks to consumer households every two weeks, with an expiry date of 10 days. This means that the consumers will be forced to spend the amount rather than saving it, and this will boost the economy in a much better way. He further said,

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Mark Cuban found support in popular trading and financial analyst Peter Brandt. He stated that Cuban’s suggestion makes 1000 times more sense than letting the Fed feed troughs of banks, Wall Street, and fat cats.

Jodie Miller

Jodie Miller is experienced journalist. She holds double degree in journalism and communication. She joined our team as a content curator. She enjoys writing and curating contents related to finance and forex world.

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