Economic Update: April 6, 2020
4Q19 real GDP growth came in at 2.1% q/q saar, with positive contributions from consumption, government spending, home building and exports, which were partly offset by negative contributions from inventories and nonresidential fixed investment.
Weekly Market Recap: April 6, 2020
What’s on Tap Weekly Calendar: April 6-10, 2020
Monday April 6th – Economic Calendar: None; Earnings Calendar: Earnings Before the Open: DGLY, SMPL…
Weekly Corporate Highlights April 6 – 10, 2020
Mon 4/6/2020 – Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS): Ex Date for Quarterly dividend of CAD 0.900; Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): Pay date for Quarterly dividend of $0.540; Elbit Systems Ltd. (ESLT): Record date for Quarterly dividend of $0.440
Stocks Are Ready To Rally On April 6 But Don’t Trust It
COVID19 Policy Trajectories From Here
Chart Advisor: Jobs Plunge
This Time it Really is Different
Asian Index Performance Weekly Overview, Services PMI Shows Improvement
Asian equities were largely off in light trading as Taiwan was closed for a market holiday. Korea managed a small gain along with Thailand and Indonesia, but otherwise, the region largely registered small losses. Singapore has stepped up quarantine efforts for the first time while pushing through a considerable stimulus plan.
Webinar – CME – Trading Micros at CME Group
Natural Resources: Focusing on High-Quality Opportunities Amid Market Turmoil
As COVID-19 continues to spread, and governments take increasingly aggressive actions to contain the virus, the short-term outlook for the global economy and commodity demand has deteriorated significantly. In our view, the situation remains fluid, and it is difficult to predict the duration and ultimate impact of the virus.
GUOSEN Closing Bell (April 3)
Chart Advisor: Risky Business
From Hurting to Healing
Markets Enter The Eye of the Coronavirus Storm
Trading Markets: Understanding the Landscape to Understand Trade
US markets have just logged their worst first quarter on record, while the ASX and Europe have seen theirs in the first three months in over 30 years and since 2002 respectively.
Is The Bear Market Really Over?
After rising more than 20% in three days last week, the Dow technically entered a new bull market. In my opinion, that doesn’t mean the pain is over.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard Discusses the Recent Fed Actions
Bullard is very pleased with the Federal Reserve’s new policies and Congress’ reaction to the crisis. Such policies took much longer to cobble together during the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009.
Initial Claims Filings Soar, Rein in Rebound Bid
The undisputed understatement is that the second quarter started on a lousy note. The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P 400 all declined 4.4% while the S&P Mid Cap 400 and Russell 2000 declined 5.7% and 7.0%, respectively.
What the $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill May Mean for Retirements
This conversation will highlight key aspects of the recently passed $2 trillion stimulus package and more. What do they mean to investors?