24 Mar 2020

depression
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could drive the world into an economic depression. The coronavirus brought business to a sudden stop. Besides, it sent stock markets into a meltdown and forced central banks to take emergency actions. As the coronavirus outbreak may just be getting started, Central banks and governments are unleashing interest rate cuts. Other actions adopted to prese...

23 Mar 2020

unexpected benefits of COVID-19
The coronavirus continues to spread with a large number of infections and fatalities worldwide. Several countries are into lockdown and people are being forced into isolation. However, amid all the worrying news about the coronavirus, there are also reasons to find hope. Let´s see some unexpected benefits of COVID-19 across this crisis. For instance, residents of Venice noticed an improv...

23 Mar 2020

Tokyo 2020
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is considering a postponement of Tokyo 2020. The organization has a deadline of four weeks to make a decision. Notice that the problem here is that they will be discussing it as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the world. According to the IOC, discussions would include the option of pushing back the July 24 start date. They...

23 Mar 2020

central banks
Around the world, central banks and policymakers are grasping for levers that can help economies muddle through a COVID-19 pandemic. Now it has already arrived in more than 150 countries. As quarantine and isolation measures against coronavirus spreading pick up momentum in various critical markets, there is an air of panic about what lies ahead.  Until recently, investors were enjoyi...

23 Mar 2020

quarantine
Even if you're doing everything right, like washing your hands and practicing social distancing, you may still find yourself in a situation where you're concerned about being exposed to coronavirus. As more people face the prospects of several weeks of quarantine or social distancing due to COVID-19, individuals will also have to establish their own ways of preserving their mental health...