The pound dipped slightly but remained up for the day on Thursday as the U.K. and EU finally struck a Brexit trade deal.
After months of protracted negotiations and several missed deadlines negotiators on both sides reached agreement on Thursday afternoon.
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Economist and best-selling author Jeffrey Sachs says a geopolitical Cold War with China would be a “dreadful mistake.” He explains how globalization will persist as societies and workplaces move online and urges policymakers to come together to tackle issues like climate change. Sachs says the U.S. economy won’t have a “v-shaped” recovery because of he country’s failure to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.