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The first three months of 2019 have shown a significant slowing in global economic activity. Global manufacturing output (as measured by JP Morgan economists) is actually falling. So too is global trade for the first two months of this year. And just today US retail sales for February also showed a slowdown. … it appears that what I call the Long Depression in the major capitalist economies since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, is not over.
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