Is a V-shaped Economic Recovery Still a Possibility?

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The world has entered the second half of 2020 just as troubled (if not more so) as it did in the first half. And as financial forecasts grow grimmer by the day, one thing is starting to become painfully clear to all—we might not see a full recovery in 2020, and even one happening in 2021 would depend on a lot going right.

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Levi’s Posts Extremely Weak Q2 Sales, Will Cut 15% of Its Global Workforce

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The latest earnings report by the popular denim maker Levi Strauss & Co revealed that the company’s sales for the fiscal period tumbled by a whopping 62% as even online sales couldn’t compensate for the fact that the chain’s physical stores were closed for 10 weeks straight due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Business in Times of a Pandemic: Will the World Put the Breaks on the Record-high Unemployment Rates?

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The COVID-19 pandemic and the effort made on behalf of governments to keep the situation under control led to astounding expenses for all nations across the globe.

In the first quarter of 2020, China’s economy shrank by 6.8% year-over-year. Soon, it was followed by the Eurozone, whose finances also shaved off 14.8% compared to last year, as well as by the U.S. with its year-over-year decline of 4.8%.

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