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This Week In The Economy: Another Troubling Spike in US Coronavirus Cases, Worrying Labor Market Outlook, Gradual Recovery In China, Global Central Bank Roundup

Welcome to a regular snapshot-review of U.S. and international economic news that aims to 1) provide a window into the challenges and decisions facing businesses today, 2) determine the direction of economic policy — such as the speed at which central banks decide to raise interest rates, and 3) assess what the impact will be for consumers.

No Slowdown In Sight As Coronavirus Cases Soar In The United States

Troubling U.S. Labor Market Outlook As Another Million-Plus Seek Unemployment Support

U.S. Retail Sales Rebound But Will COVID Spike Derail Recovery? Manufacturing Sector Continues Steady Uptick

China’s Economy Grows In Q2 But Service Sector Lagging Behind

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Source: China National Bureau of Statistics

Central Bank Roundup: Pandemic’s Unpredictability Keeps Policymakers On Their Toes

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Founder — SW4 Insights. Public policy junkie and Central Bank Watcher. Recovering journalist and former Senior Director at Hamilton Place Strategies

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