Key vulnerabilities As we approach the fall, we see four important risks for the economy: a failure to provide further fiscal stimulus, a second wave of Covid-19 infections during the flu season, major election uncertainty and trade tensions with China.
From the WSJ, this article reports that factory activity around the world showed further signs of recovery in June as governments eased restrictions designed to contain the coronavirus, but weak demand still weighed on production and employment.
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