Preventing volatility and losses in recession
Despite a recent improved jobs report for May, numerous market indicators suggest that economic recovery won't be as quick as optimists hoped.
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While Trump and his supporters have pointed to the stock market's rebound as a marker of economic success, tens of millions of Americans remain unemployed as the unemployment rate has surged into the double digits from a low of 3.5 percent in February.
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Investors are now on a hunt for stable investments during this time of crisis and virtually impending recession.
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Investors are scurrying around the stock market, looking for low-risk high-yield portfolios amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Repercussions from shrinking economies due to the crisis are causing unapparelled volatility in the stock market and financial sector.
"The global economy is projected to contract sharply by 3 percent in 2020, much worse than during the 2008-09 financial crisis," the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.
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The Dow Jones is set to record its worst quarter in more than 30 years as the U.S. economy slows down amid the coronavirus pandemic, marking a dramatic drop and stark contrast to analysts' and President Donald Trump's predictions at the start of 2020 that "the best is yet to come."
What kind of human does this and then turns to constituents and says we're going to be just fine?
J. Kyle Bass, who predicted the 2008 housing market crisis, said the stock markets should be closed to keep people from making emotional decisions with their money.
In response to the news, some have called for an outright prohibition on stock ownership by members of Congress.
The Republican lawmakers reportedly sold off large quantities of stock before the COVID-19 pandemic caused markets to plunge.
"Now, maybe there's an honest explanation for what [Burr] did," Carlson said. "If there is, he should share it with the rest of us immediately."
While Cuban has mostly been plowing money into an exchange-traded fund, he's also scooping up shares of Live Nation Entertainment, a curious choice considering the business it's in.
"We have taken precautions, increased social distancing, and also have contingency plans—if needed—to trade on a fully electronic basis," the New York Stock Exchange said Tuesday.
Hopes are now pinned on fiscal policy to soften the blow of a deep recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
As the coronavirus undid the economic gains of the past three years, financial professionals told Newsweek what President Trump should do.
The president is a keen watcher of stock markets and has made a point of noting record highs. Now they are in sharp decline during an election year.
The world is a very different place than it was in the late 90s, and the well-established tech firms of today are unlikely to face the same pitfalls as their digital ancestors. But not all are safe.
The Fox Business host accused some investors of allowing their "hate" for the president to fuel Monday's market spiral.
The Dow Jones, S&P and Nasdaq correction reflects investors re-assessing the potential economic damage caused by the coronavirus.
One economist warned that if the coronavirus becomes a pandemic the world could face a recession as deep as the one during the 2008 financial crisis.
The Trump administration has embarked on policy goals uniquely poised to impact stock prices, such as his trade war with China.
For starters, taking the company private could take more than $55 billion in debt, a tough move to finance amid slumping stocks.