Market Update 04/09/20

Matt Bacon The S&P 500 is up nearly 10% this week and has regained about 50% of its decline in just eleven trading days. This makes it one of the fastest rallies in history. The stock market is rallying while most every business in America has either shut its doors or scaled back operations significantly. […]

Same Crisis, New Responses

March 24, 2020 Matt Bacon and Jim Stewart The new reality brought by the Coronavirus continues to rattle markets as the Dow and S&P continue to oscillate heavily. Apart from the rising number of infections there is little to report on the virus itself, but responses to containing it are evolving rapidly. California Governor Gavin […]

Why the Coronavirus Won’t Ruin Your Retirement

Feb 27, 2020 by Matt Bacon Markets are on a downward trajectory. At the time of this writing the S&P 500 has closed down for the last six consecutive days as Coronavirus fears proliferate. Both the Dow and S&P 500 are now negative for the year. Swaths of China have gone into lockdown as have […]