3 ways coronavirus will affect the US economy – and 1 silver lining

As the new coronavirus spreads around the world, and confirmed cases and deaths mount, economists are increasingly concerned about the impact on the U.S. economy.In a recent report to Congress, the Federal Reserve warned that disruptions from the coronavirus could spill over into the global economy, creating new risks to the U.S. And Wall Street lender Goldman Sachs estimatesthat the virus will cut as much as half a point off of U.S. economic output in the first quarter of 2020.As an expert in supply chain management, I’ve studied how dependent U.S. companies have become on manufacturers of pa…

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