The carnage in equity markets continued this week as the spread of COVID-19 expanded across the globe. Volatility seemed to surge on each new headline with regards to the virus.
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The coronavirus was once again the top news story of the week as it continued to make its way around the globe. Globally, officials are becoming more and more distrustful of the data that is coming out of China over the number of confirmed cases and the number of deaths caused by the new disease.
The continued spread of the novel coronavirus outside of China was the top concern for most news outlets this week. The friction between President Trump and the House of Representatives continued to escalate this week, even as his impeachment Trial in the Senate came to its conclusion.
This week we saw the ongoing impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump, further spread of the coronavirus outside of China, and will see the long-awaited exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union at midnight on Friday.
It was another shortened trading week as the U.S. celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday. The impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump got underway in full this week and the expected political wrangling and mud-slinging did not disappoint.
It was another news-filled week, particularly with regards to the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute. The Senate impeachment trial for President Donald J. Trump also began its initial stages this week and will likely eclipse news from mainstream media outlets over the coming weeks.
1. The New Year got underway with a torrent of news. Market volatility skyrocketed this week as Iran followed through on its threat to retaliate for America’s airstrike that killed one of its top commanders last week. 2. The seasonally adjusted number of Americans filing initial claims for state unemployment dropped by 9,000 claims from…
It was another shortened trading week due to the timing of the New Year holiday period this year. Despite the shortened week, there was no lack of market-affecting news.
It was a shortened trading week due to the timing of the Christmas holiday period this year. The impeachment of Donald J. Trump was pushed to the back burner as Congress left Washington, D.C. for its Christmas break and media outlets began their usual year-end reviews of the markets.