136 Search Results for: covid

  • Market Commentary: Government Steps In As Downturn Continues

    Posted on March 23, 2020

    The ongoing battle against the coronavirus pushed markets sharply lower last week on concerns the collateral economic damage from social distancing will significantly damage economic growth and corporate profits for extended periods.

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  • Coronavirus and the Markets

    Posted on March 17, 2020

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread quickly across the globe. The concerns have created a “bear market” as the S&P 500 dropped more than 20% from its highs in just over three weeks. This guide explains why it’s crucial to control the disease now, its economic impact and key market lessons. Download Guide  

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  • Market Commentary: Fed Cuts Interest Rates to Near Zero

    Posted on March 16, 2020

    Stocks and bonds continued to be buffeted about by waves of data and policy actions designed to combat the coronavirus and the secondary effects of the virus on individuals, businesses, and markets.

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  • Coronavirus and the Market: Don’t Make Short-Term Panic Part of Your Long-Term Investments

    Posted on February 28, 2020

    While there is no way to fully predict what will happen next, it’s important to remember the goals of your investment portfolios. Long-term investments face volatility, and to pursue your long-term goals, it’s vital to not overreact to one day, one week or even one month of market movement.

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  • Weekly Market Commentary – February 24, 2020

    Posted on February 24, 2020

    The coronavirus continues to challenge health care officials and curtail economic activity. The virus seems to be spreading more slowly within China, and there are reports workers are slowly returning to their jobs or working remotely. Cases in South Korea and Italy shot higher, while Iran reported a high percentage of fatalities relative to a limited number of cases.

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  • Weekly Market Commentary – February 18, 2020

    Posted on February 18, 2020

    The coronavirus, dubbed COVID-19, continues to threaten lives, communities, and the global economy. The number of cases keeps climbing, although the Chinese revised the definition of who has been diagnosed with the virus. There were signs the spread of the virus is slowing, but the revised definition makes it more difficult to analyze, and health and economic risks remain.

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