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What can macro policymakers do about coronavirus?

The global economy faces a demand shock focused on services and consumer spending

Ireland’s central banker rejects homes spending spree

Brexit, trade and coronavirus loom over economy, says Gabriel Makhlouf
UN health agency warns against coronavirus COVID-19 criminal scams

UN health agency warns against coronavirus COVID-19 criminal scams

The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that criminals are taking advantage of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, to steal money or sensitive information.

China factory index hits record low on coronavirus

Manufacturing activity plunges while US signals interest rate cut could be on the cards

Ex-Fed Gov Warsh sees coordinated global central bank action soon in response to coronavirus

Warsh spoke a day after he called for the Fed to cut interest rates in response to the outbreak.

Elon Musk says Chinese economy will surpass US by 2 or 3 times: 'The foundation of war is economics'

"The foundation of war is economics," Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said at the Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla.

France warns UK over ‘artificial’ Brexit deadlines

Minister says 6 months of negotiations beyond Christmas may be necessary

Wall Street expects at least a half-point Fed rate cut in March

Goldman Sachs said it sees three rate cuts from the Federal Reserve from March through June.