Spread of Novel Coronavirus Sparks Recession Fears

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A TV screen shows the numbers after the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.  (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

The stock market hit its lowest point in over a decade on Monday. That has many worried that the spread of the novel coronavirus will drag the economy into a recession. As consumers cut spending and global business deals recede, economies all over the world are taking a blow. We'll look at the likelihood and potential severity of a global recession and discuss how the coronavirus has impacted the economy so far.


Heather Long, economics correspondent, The Washington Post

Stephen Levy, director, Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy