The coronavirus crisis has become an unprecedented economic threat. And it’s expected to get worse in the coming weeks.

An article from vox.com includes 9 charts that help to quantify the impact of the crisis on the economy.

  1. Jobless claims have reached literally unprecedented heights
  2. Unemployment claims projections even worse
  3. Google Trends are a leading indicator of the gravity of the recession
  4. This looks more like a natural disaster than a normal recession
  5. One in three Americans say a household member has been laid off or had their pay cut
  6. The Dow Jones has not been a good guide to the nation’s economic health
  7. Money is fleeing emerging market economies
  8. The stimulus package’s checks are progressive and coming soon
  9. The unemployment checks that are coming are important too

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