Daily Archives: Mar 11, 2020 at 07:12 am EDT

Does South Korea’s Covid-19 Data Hint At Peaking Infection Rate?

Is the infection rate for new coronavirus cases in South Korea peaking? Unclear, although the latest data suggests that’s a possibility offering what may be a light at the end of the tunnel for the country and the rest of the world. Yes, that’s a highly speculative proposition at this point, but it’s also a possibility worth exploring (and monitoring as new numbers are published in the days ahead).

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Macro Briefing | 11 March 2020

Biden’s lead in Democratic primary strengthens after Tuesday’s voting: CNN
ECB chief: Europe risks a major economic shock from coronavirus: Bloomberg
Washington considers steps to boost economy as coronavirus cases rise: Reuters
Bank of England announces emergency rate cut in response to coronavirus: CNBC
Saudi Arabia rolls out plans to raise output even further: WSJ
Companies focus on raising cash as coronavirus roils business outlook: Reuters
Putin considers becoming Russia’s president for life: Vox
US small business owners remained optimistic in February: NFIB
US same-store sales trend for 1yr chg show retail spending remains robust: BB