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The business outlook of workers with jobs sensitive to economic trends worsened in January as fears about the global coronavirus outbreak weighed on sentiment, government data showed Monday. The "economy watchers" survey covering taxi drivers, restaurant staff and other jobs close to the average consumer, ...
It's a mad scramble for the best data: Economists are grappling with ways to gauge the real-time impact of the coronavirus on the world economy, even as the outbreak continues to confound forecasters. Store closures, flight-tracking websites, factory shutdowns and the latest numbers on infections ...