Weekly Market Compass: Markets could be faced with a contested presidential election, rising COVID-19 rates, and a stalled fiscal stimulus deal
I am lucky enough to have developed a network of friends despite being a working mom. Some of these friends go back to childhood and high school, some are moms I have met through my children’s schools, and some are friends I have met in the workplace.
Weekly Market Compass: The UK walks away from talks with the EU, but there is still hope that a trade deal can be salvaged
Last week was a critical one in the ongoing Brexit odyssey. As the UK hurtles towards the end of 2020 (which will mark its exit from the European Union), it has been negotiating with the EU on the terms of their future trading relationship.
Weekly Market Compass: Stimulus talks, presidential polls, Brexit and more could impact markets this month
This month, I’m watching five key issues that have the potential to impact global markets.
Last week’s news cycle was relentless. Tuesday’s chaotic US presidential debate dominated headlines for a few days — until Friday, when President Donald Trump announced that he and the first lady tested positive for COVID-19.
Weekly Market Compass: Rising COVID-19 cases, a lack of US fiscal stimulus, and the potential for a contested presidential election are causing apprehension
There is a feeling of apprehension in markets. I can sense it in the questions I receive.
The first debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will take place on Sept. 29 — the first of three debates scheduled to take place before Election Day on Nov. 3.
Weekly Market Compass: A greener economy and a rise in small businesses may be a silver lining for long-term growth
It’s back to school season, and that invariably reminds me of my own education and all that I enjoyed learning when I was in school.
Weekly Market Compass: Key themes have emerged during the pandemic that may support long-term tech growth
It feels like investors have been on a wild ride over the past week as tech stocks plunged, dragging down major global indexes with them.
Weekly Market Compass: We also discuss a leadership change in Japan, US consumer sentiment, and COVID-19 cases
Last week brought some major headlines with a new inflation target policy from the Federal Reserve, news of a leadership change in Japan, a decline in US consumer sentiment, and spikes in COVID-19 cases. What are the implications of these events for investors?
It’s August in New England for the Hooper family, which means hot summer days, barbecues, and lots of time in the water. Every year at this time, my thoughts turn to the iconic movie “Jaws,” which, as regular readers of this blog may remember, is another summer tradition for me.
Last week, I laid out five things to watch in the month of August. Over the past seven days, we’ve seen new developments in each one. This week, I offer a quick update to each of those five issues, and then highlight positive news for US jobless claims and vaccine development.
Weekly Market Compass: This month, we’re tracking fiscal stimulus, virus cases, US-China tensions, the US dollar, and a heavily anticipated VP pick
We are officially in the “dog days of summer” (in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway).