After one of the worst months and quarters in years, April saw a sharp rebound in equity markets as some of the worst-case COVID-19 scenarios did not materialize.
The blues have hit the bond market, but we believe current dislocations can create opportunities for active managers of individual bond portfolios.
In attempt to go all in, the Federal Reserve cut rates on Sunday night to the lower bound, 0-0.25% and announced a $700 billion Quantitative Easing (QE) program.
Stocks were hit hard yesterday as coronavirus fears spread, oil prices plummeted, and uncertainties on the political front continued to linger.
Coronavirus fears hit the markets as concerns mount that the virus is now accelerating outside of China with cases growing in South Korea, Italy, Iran, and the United States. Panic set in during Monday’s trading session with the major U.S. stock indices all down over 3% with more than 90% of total volume being to the downside, and the CBOE Volatility Index surging nearly 50%.
The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a public health emergency. How have past health epidemics impacted the markets? Read Chief Investment Officer Sean Clark's insights.
While questions surrounding the pace of U.S. economic growth linger, how can investors distinguish recession risks from market myths? Read Chief Investment Officer Sean Clark's 2020 Market Outlook commentary to see what risks and opportunities investors face in the year ahead.