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CORONAVIRUS TO CAUSE U.S 17% UNEMPLOYMENT IN JUNE



Coronavirus to Cause 17% Unemployment in June

Economists see U.S. growth rebound in second half of year, though GDP is expected to shrink 6.6% in 2020


U.S. unemployment is expected to hit 17% in June as the economy contracts due to efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, economists predicted, and the economy is expected to start rebounding in the second half of the year.


A monthly Wall Street Journal survey found economists expect gross domestic product to shrink 6.6% this year, measured from the fourth quarter of 2019, a downgrade from the 4.9% contraction economists predicted in last month’s survey. While economists expect a deeper contraction in the second quarter,...


Read full article here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/wsj-survey-coronavirus-is-delivering-severe-blow-to-u-s-economy-11589378404


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