Trifecta Weighing on Market Dip in Lead-up to U.S. Elections in November
Market Commentary Alert - October 2020
Stocks sold-off on Monday as markets weighed spikes in COVID cases, stimulus gridlock in Congress, and a tightening race one-week ahead of the U.S. Elections. Equities booked their worst day since September as the Dow fell 650 points, the S&P fell by 1.9% and the Nasdaq Composite closed down 1.6%.
Thucydides’ Trap: US-China Relations in the wake of COVID-19
As the United States emerges from lock-down measures, actions in recent weeks by the US and China on the geopolitical stage seem to be solidifying what many analysts are calling Cold War 2.0.
UPDATE: US-China Meeting Postponed
MARKET COMMENTARY | CURRENT AFFAIRS - AUGUST 2020
As a follow-up to Friday’s Market Commentary Alert, Reuters reported later in the evening that this weekend’s anticipated virtual meeting between US and Chinese trade officials was postponed. The meeting was cancelled due to scheduling conflicts allowing China more time to make purchases of US goods.
Key IRA Impacts of the 2020 CARES Act
FINANCIAL TOPICS | RETIREMENT
On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law and as a result, there are some key impacts to Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) in 2020.