40 Search Results for: covid

  • CARES Act Summarized

    Posted on March 31, 2020

    As the stock market hit its lowest returns since the 2008 Financial Crisis, the government stepped in in an attempt to boost the economy.

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  • Market Commentary: Relief Package Enacted as Unemployment Sharply Rises

    Posted on March 30, 2020

    Markets look forward and, at least for a week, saw signs government is willing to provide support to get the economy through the coronavirus pandemic. The centerpiece of the steps announced last week was a $2 trillion package designed to keep people employed and support those who have lost their jobs.

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  • Understanding the Market Situation and the Opportunities Ahead

    Posted on March 27, 2020

    Understanding the Market Situation and the Opportunities Ahead These are unsettling times, both from a public health perspective and an economic perspective. To help provide answers at a time filled with questions, we put together this webinar: “Understanding the Market Situation and the Opportunities Ahead.” In this on-demand webinar, you’ll learn: ‣   The economic impact of COVID-19 ‣   The federal response to the market downturn and what it may mean for you ‣   The long-term outlook of the situation ‣   Some financial planning opportunities that have presented themselves with the down market Hosting the presentation are...read the full article

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  • Coronavirus and the Markets Q&A: 5 Industry-Leading Voices on the Magnitude of the Downturn, What Investors Can Do and More

    Posted on March 25, 2020

    We put together a roundtable discussion of investment experts across financial disciplines to give us some insight on the current markets. This group represents decades of experience in the fields of investment management and financial research and strategy.

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  • 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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