Succinct Summary: Demand continues to bounce back but there are signs that a second wave of Covid may be bubbling up. Editor's Request: This weekly newsletter is made possible by donations from our readers. If you like what you are reading, click here to donate (Our suggested donation: $10 per month). Help us keep The Transcript going.
Succinct Summary: The next two weeks could be very painful for the US but hopefully we are approaching the peak for the growth of infections. Still, the economy could be locked down for a long time and no one really knows how things will look as we come out of this. It's hard to keep the consumer down. Reminder: This weekly newsletter is supported by donations from our readers. If you like what you are reading, click here to donate (Suggested donation: $10 per month). Help us keep the Transcript going.
Succinct Summary: The main takeaway is the dichotomy between a US consumer economy that is doing well and a manufacturing sector that is weak. The uncertainty and slow growth will certainly continue into 2020.