We evaluate the possible impacts a “Blue Wave” in the U.S. election could have on the economy and markets.
This is the end of the coronavirus pandemic. And this is how it could happen in the United States: By November 2021, most Americans have received two doses of a vaccine that, while not gloriously effective, fights the disease in more cases than not.
The potential for a return to lockdowns appears to be on the rise, pressuring stock prices in September. U.S. virus cases have started to tick back up again, while parts of Europe are experiencing a steady resurgence.
At the moment, we all know how COVID-19 is affecting our daily lives. Social distancing, impossible travel conditions and much more. Have you considered what is in store for us after the virus?
Although the pandemic brought global economies to their knees, Browne does see at least the U.S. economy bouncing back for the rest of this year, largely due to government stimulus.
Amid everything that is going on in the United States right now — the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, double-digit unemployment, protests and activism around social justice — we are now less than three months out from the 2020 election. Here’s what we’re keeping an eye on in the weeks ahead.
As households and businesses orient themselves for life after COVID-19, here are some of the themes we’re expecting to see.
Excluding a contested election — which is certainly within the realm of possibility — here’s a brief look at four scenarios that could play out in November and potential implications for investors.
Discussed below are some observations, questions, and tentative answers, for a variety of economic issues and business sectors. The common flavor is evolution, seasoned with a considered opinion that the stress foisted upon us makes nothing better (a failed business model will not be saved by the pandemic) but does make for change.
Whether we end up calling it a “W-shaped recovery” or a “double-dip depression,” the U.S. will likely endure another severe downturn in the fall or winter as a second wave of Covid-19 infections batters fragile economies and health-care systems. There are two basic preventive measures we should start doing now.