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The Fed has pledged quantitative easing and liquidity facilities in response to COVID-19. Can its promises backstop the markets against volatility?
Economies and companies are operating in a state of business as unusual. When it comes to the earnings outlook, it’s time to throw out the playbook.
Equity markets have made up much of their lost ground since their March lows as COVID-19 infection and mortality rates have improved in North America and Europe, and as rays of light have started shining into the quarantine tunnel.
COVID-19 has brought companies and countries together for a common goal. We examine that search for treatments and vaccines.
While stock markets remain on a road littered with potholes, a confluence of catalysts has facilitated a forceful rebound.
Chinese equities are a case in point. Their recent outperformance has been more abrupt than most think.
The paths of financial markets and economies almost always involve uncertainties—it’s par for the course. But the abundance of uncertainties brought about by COVID-19 is making the science (and art) of economic forecasting unusually difficult.
The Fed is adding a new twist to its asset purchase program by buying corporate and municipal bonds. The question is, should investors do the same?
Growing uncertainty about the future course of the pandemic and economy has persuaded us to move our recommended equity positioning to Underweight
We explore the economic scenarios that could unfold depending on the path the virus takes and the different ways the recovery could play out in 2021.