As we reflect on 2020, here are nine of the good news stories that might have slipped your attention in the past 12 months.
As striking as behavior shifts were in 2020, we may one day look back at 2021 as a major turning point not only for the economy but for public health, politics and the way we live in the digital age. “The longer we live in an environment where we have to be careful about our health, the more persistent behavior change will be,” Romo says. “We just hit the fast-forward button to the future, and I don’t think we’re going back.”
It is puzzling to many why U.S. equity markets continue to set record highs. Following are some thoughts on why this is happening.
The world is smaller and people are poorer as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, from which it will take five to six years to recover, according to Martin Wolf.
There’s some massive news out about COVID-19 — and it’s good for a change. Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine is reportedly successful in preventing over 90% of infections according to early data from its Phase 3 study.
The election results to date are already affecting the stock market and stand to have major consequences for stimulus talks and taxes, according to Dan Clifton, head of Washington research at Strategas Securities. Here are his six takeaways.
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?