😎Happy almost weekend people.
Situational awareness: "The euro-area economy slid into a double-dip recession at the start of the year as strict coronavirus lockdowns across the region kept many businesses shuttered and consumers wary to spend."
- "Output in the 19-nation euro area was down 0.6% in the first quarter and declined at nearly three times that pace in Germany." (Bloomberg)
Thank you for having me and for the playlist suggestions. The best one was a live performance from the U.K. Check it out here.
(Today's TGIF Smart Brevity count: 939 words, 3.5 minutes.)