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The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index has dropped 10% from its peak in late March as investors responded to the pandemic and efforts by central bank and government officials to contain the economic fallout.Ray Dalio issues stark warning about U.S. dollar’s future as global reserve currency|Claire Zillman, reporter|September 16, 2020|Fortune
The change comes only weeks after Chairman Simon Thompson said Jacques had the board’s backing to handle the fallout from the company’s destruction of the ancient sites.The CEO of mining giant Rio Tinto is forced out following the destruction of an ancient archeological site|Bernhard Warner|September 11, 2020|Fortune
Until recently, the risks associated with failed trade talks had been in the background, overshadowed by the economic fallout of the coronavirus.Lagging stocks, a battered pound: investors get a painful glimpse of ‘no-deal Brexit’ Britain|Bernhard Warner|September 9, 2020|Fortune
Over the past six months, central banks and governments have unlocked financial floodgates to deal with the economic fallout of covid-19.Smart stimulus: Cash as code|Claire Beatty|September 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the coronavirus crisis will get worse before it gets better and that the fallout will test Germany’s finances for months if not years to come.‘Things will become more difficult:’ Merkel tries to sell debt-averse Germany on her ambitious COVID spending plan|Bernhard Warner|August 28, 2020|Fortune
Perhaps the worst fallout from all this is that when we are gripped by fear, we usually make terrible decisions.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in solidly Democratic Oregon, the political fallout from this revelation is likely to be limited.Oregon First Lady Married for Cash, but Don’t Expect Prosecution|Tim Mak|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the fallout from the Panetta book will be significant over time.Exposed: The White House’s Professor-in-Chief|Jonathan Alter|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mark Fuller, on the other hand, is unlikely to see any long-term professional fallout.The Ray Rice of Judges May Keep His Job|Tim Mak|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fallout of this loss of trust has had an enormous impact on the outbreak.1976 Vs. Today: Ebola’s Terrifying Evolution|Abby Haglage|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After Test Mike, the implications of fallout obviously were global.
The expedition made significant observations of the role of plankton in the biological utilization of ocean fallout.
The treaty was, among other things, a declaration against worldwide fallout.
Amid such changes there was arising, too, a wider apprehension concerning the possible effects of fallout.
The word “fallout” was coined to describe the deposition on the earth of radioactive debris from nuclear explosions.
British Dictionary definitions for fallout
Other Idioms and Phrases with fallout
Leave one's place in military ranks, as in After inspection they were ordered to fall out. [First half of 1800s]
Also, have a falling-out. Disagree, quarrel, as in The brothers fell out over their inheritance, or They no longer speak—they had a falling-out some years ago. [First half of 1500s]
Happen, result, as in Let us know how it falls out in the end. [Second half of 1500s]