In March 2019 our teams published a Reader’s Digest of the anticipations found on the net with the first key date of 2020 for which some analysts had announced the next global crash. A crash that did not happen (in line with our doubts in this regard). Admittedly, from the beginning of the year, Covid-19 suddenly entered our world, causing unexpected and unprecedented turbulence (one has to go back to the time of the plague to have an idea of what could look like a lockdown, closed cities and the ravages in the decimated populations), shaking the financial markets in the process, which were on the brink of a crash. But this time there was no choice but to support the economy and finances. Governments, supported by central banks, did everything they could to avoid the worst. Now, in a Covid world, what about these anticipations we find all over the net? What changes has the pandemic unveiled? What are the trends and their innervations in their reading?
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