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    COVID-19: Global Recession

    COVID-19 has created a global economic tsunami that is now hitting the United States and Europe with full force.

    COVID-19 has created a global economic tsunami that is now hitting the United States and Europe with full force. Travel, tourism, and international trade have been severely disrupted, and businesses across many industries are shutting down. Central banks are responding by slashing interest rates and providing liquidity to their financial systems, and governments are ramping up spending and cutting taxes. But it is too late, a global recession has begun. 

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    COVID-19 Economic Forecast Scenarios - The Shape of the Coming Recovery: Presentation Slides

    Chief Economist Mark Zandi and the Moody's Analytics team present an overview of our updated COVID-19 forecast scenarios for the global economy, including the key drivers for each probability weighted assumption.

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