Market volatility remains extreme as researchers scramble to find treatment protocols and preventative vaccines for COVID-19, the spread of which has brought the globally connected economy to a shuddering halt.
Panic accelerated in all markets this week as the spread of COVID-19 around the globe forced massive shutdowns, business closures and even border closures across most countries.
The slide in equity markets accelerated this week as the panic over the spread of COVID-19 truly set in across the globe.
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.
Panic ensued this week as global stock markets finally reacted to the widening spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 continues to be the primary issue that is triggering extensive market volatility across the world. Every headline out of China seemingly sends equity markets immediately higher or lower, depending on analyst and algorithmic interpretation of how the news pertains to the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on the global economy.
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.
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…