Only the beginning of GDP decline
Apr 29, 2020

Only the beginning of GDP decline

The biggest quarterly contraction in the U.S. economy since the 2008 financial crisis. Ford reports first-quarter losses. Surveying the meat industry amid supply chain disruption and demand shock. Pandemic problems for the global flower trade.

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Ford records $2 billion first-quarter loss from shutdown

Apr 29, 2020
The auto manufacturer says its global operations hit the "off" switch, and anticipates higher losses in the second quarter.
A Ford worker at an F-150 truck plant in Michigan. Cutting F-150 production would put a dent in company revenue and employee paychecks.
Bill Pugliano/Getty Images
We're now buying almost all of our meat through supermarket chains.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
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Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
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