Passengers line up for thermography to check body temperature at Beijing Station. (AP Photo by Yomiuri Shimbun) This article, which first appeared in the Washington Post, was written by Rothstein and Jared Bernstein, who is…

A combination of supply and demand shocks have sent oil prices plunging and financial markets tumbling. This column argues that if the decline in oil prices persists, it will erode the fragile macroeconomic and social…

Yves here. Oil prices have reversed some of their Monday rout. Investors are also trying to take comfort from that, Xi visiting Wuhan, and Trump’s plan to cut payroll taxes. For instance, from the Financial…