As the whole world reels from the economic, financial, health and social impacts of COVID-19, the forecasts for what will happen to the global and U.S. economies become ever more dire. Unfortunately, no one can possibly know the true outcomes so all the numbers you hear and see are mostly speculation, usually based on some
The CARES Act is a massive $2.2 trillion fiscal stimulus package providing relief to both individuals and businesses affected by the economic fallout from the coronavirus. The bill is over 600 pages, so we’re highlighting the three sections of the bill that are most applicable to our clients.
In our investment process, we often have to ask ourselves this question: Something bad has happened to a company or market; does the current price reflect the news?
At the moment, financial market participants around the world have decided that this disease is going to hit the global economy about as hard as the disastrous Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918. That was the first appearance of the H1N1 virus or “bird flu.” It sickened more than 500 million people globally or about one-third
The events of this past week should serve as good reminder to all of us that no matter what you do every day, we face risks beyond our control. Not that we should live our lives in constant fear – we should just prepare for the worst and then feel very fortunate should we end up living long and healthy lives.
Company stock buybacks recently surpassed 2007’s prior record of $172 billion. As of the first quarter 2018, buybacks from the S&P 500 Index constituents reached $178 billion