Econoday Unplugged

Econoday’s economists look at the week’s important economic events.

A roundtable with Econoday’s top economic experts, Anne D. Picker, Jeremy Hawkins and Mark Pender, cover key events in Asia, Europe and the U.S. with special mention of what to look for in the coming week.

February 11, 2019
Coronavirus Raising Increasing Risks; Year-end European Swoon

Central banks, including the US Federal Reserve, aren't yet downgrading their outlooks, but the unfolding effects of the coronavirus on Chinese output may be raising the odds for another round of global rate cuts. Jeremy Hawkins and Mark Pender also discuss a rare plunge in European economic activity at year-end as well as the risk in Asia, where economies are seeking stimulus, of an emerging currency war.