The speed with which the US jobs market is collapsing is far worse than even pessimists feared.
Unemployment has surged to 3 million in a week as the coronavirus crisis hits the US services sector.
US economists fear unemployment could spike to 30% in coming months. The first indicator will emerge early tomorrow morning.
Attempts to blame other countries or races for disease are a long tradition, and both Trump and Xi Jinping are continuing it.
The US Federal Reserve has launched its biggest ever monetary intervention as fears grow the coronavirus crisis will inflict major damage on global financial systems.
The world is now facing a major economic crisis without any coherent leadership in the world's largest economy. The dangers inherent in the Trump presidency may be about to be unleashed.
The former vice-president has taken the lead in the fight for the soul of the Democratic party.
Donald Trump used to be full of praise for WikiLeaks. Now... not so much.
Billionaire candidate Mike Bloomberg will make his first appearance at a Democratic presidential debate tonight. And he can expect to be attacked from all sides.