COVID-19

How bad will this recession be, and how long will it last?

Mar 30, 2020
Just because the COVID-19 recession came on incredibly quickly does not mean it will be a quick recovery.
The COVID-19 recession will likely have a slow recovery. Above, an empty 42nd Street in Manhattan on March 25.
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Bond market signals economic slowdown, or worse

Aug 7, 2019
There is no perfect economic crystal ball, but the bond market often gives a indication of where the economy is heading.
Traders work after the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange in August.
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Global slowdown could hold back U.S. economy

Jul 29, 2019
In setting U.S. monetary policy, the Fed is eyeing the global impact of trade wars and other economic troubles.
A man looks at a screen showing global stock market information on the street in Tokyo on in 2015.
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iPhone sales fall in China, but fans abound

Jan 28, 2019
Apple prices can be an issue, but many Chinese still consider the devices prestigious.
An Apple store in Shanghai offers customers a discount on the new iPhone XR model if they trade in an older iPhone model.
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Are consumers in China changing their spending habits?

Jan 11, 2019
We asked shoppers in Shanghai if they're feeling the economic slowdown.
Customers look at iPhones on display at an Apple Store on this month in Beijing.
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