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The opportunity to grow your financial knowledge

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Investment Strategy
by Larry Adam
Chief Investment Officer, Private Client Group

Weekly Headings

April 9, 2020

Key Takeaways

While we still hope “April showers bring May flowers,” more so we are wishing that “April distance will bring May existence”—so continue social distancing! The US quickly became the epicenter of the outbreak, and now more than 315 million Americans across 42 states are sheltering-in-home in hopes of mitigating the COVID-19 spread. Due to the prolonged necessity of social distancing, the likelihood of a quick V-shape recovery for the economy has been ‘swept away’ as the realization sets in that it will take time for citizens to return to work, consumers to feel at ease in public areas again, and businesses to resume normal operations. But just like any other, this COVID-19 storm won’t last forever, and once our standard ways of life are ‘renewed’ we remain optimistic that the US economy will get a ‘spring in its step’ once again. Policymaker action has been supportive of this belief, and forward guidance from this earnings season should provide additional insights.

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