Financial News for the Week of April 24, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Markets were volatile this week as oil prices plummeted to negative territory for the first time ever. The combination of weak demand and a lack of near-term storage capacity contributed to this strange result. COVID-19 and measures to contain it have hit housin
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Financial News for the Week of April 17, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Equity markets are poised for their second week of gains, buoyed by the White House’s guidelines for re-opening the economy. The price of oil touched an 18-year low, driven by the historic drop in demand. March economic indicators showed a dramatic drop in activ
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Financial News for the Week of April 9, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK COVID-19 continued to dominate headlines this week. But, hopes that the virus’ spread may soon peak, together with new details on the Fed’s support measures, helped support risk-on sentiment. Equities soared as a result. The mood remained decisively downbeat on
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Financial News for the Week of April 3, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK U.S. stock markets recorded their worst performance since the financial crisis in the first quarter, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones falling 20% and 23%, respectively. Confirmed coronavirus cases now stand in excess of one million globally and have breach
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