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President Donald Trump speaks as Vice President Mike Pence looks on during a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in the press briefing room of the White House on March 26, 2020, in Washington, DC. The US House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Friday on the $2 trillion stimulus package to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top economists are deriding the ‘false choice’ between saving lives from coronavirus and maximizing economic growth. Here’s why the ...

The only way to rescue the economy is by ending the outbreak, which has shuttered businesses and forced millions of people to stay home.

The worst global recession since World War II: Deutsche Bank just unveiled a bleak new forecast as coronavirus rocks economies worldwide

The firm attributed its estimates to coronavirus' rapid spread throughout Europe and the US and the faster-than-expected plunge in economic activity.
Members of the Military Emergency Unit (UME) patrol in an almost empty Puerta del Sol square during partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus disease outbreak in Madrid, Spain March 16, 2020.

Morgan Stanley officially says a global recession is now its base case as the coronavirus outbreak escalates

The bank's economists estimate the coronavirus-fueled recession won't be as dire as the 2008 financial crisis but will overshadow 2001's downturn.

‘Prophesies of doom are having their day in the sun’: Here’s what 5 experts are saying about markets’ recent financial crisis-...

Some firms admitted that near-term growth will likely suffer before noting investors who held steady through 2008 enjoyed major gains afterward.

‘The most disruptive thing to hit markets in many years’: 5 financial experts sound off on coronavirus chaos, and what it means for invest...

Analysts are divided over whether current stock market chaos is a long-term warning signal, or a buying opportunity.
More tariffs would increase inflation, Goldman says. That's a concern for the Fed.

Trump is goading the Fed into cutting rates again — and it’s working

"The tariff announcement tilts the risks toward deeper cuts and raises our subjective odds of a September cut from 60% to 80%," says Goldman Sachs.
JPMorgan says China should get rid of its "zombie" state-owned companies.

China’s ‘zombie’ companies are a big threat to the economy — and JPMorgan says their debt pile means the country could be slow...

"The biggest concern regarding financial stability and the sustainability of economic growth has been China's ballooning debt problem," JPMorgan says.

The warnings are getting starker: Trump’s government shutdown is becoming catastrophic for the economy

Economists' warnings about the effect of the shutdown are only getting louder as the US closes in on a monthlong government closure.
The economy looks as glum as the weather.

MORGAN STANLEY: Get used to a ‘new normal’ of weaker UK growth thanks to Brexit

Economists at the bank say growth has been hit by weaker domestic demand that looks set in for the long haul once the UK formally leaves the EU.