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Market Talk – Wednesday, July 8
The travel and transportation industries are continuing to suffer as a result of the coronavirus shutdown. United Airlines announced today that it may need to furlough one-third of its employees.
Market Talk – Tuesday, July 7
The Trump administration released a controversial list of loanees who received funds from the Paycheck Protection Plan (PPP) worth more than $150,000. An investigation by Forbes found that 45 companies on the list are backed by 16 billionaires.
Market Talk – Thursday, July 2
The US Labor Department released a promising jobs report for June this Thursday. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 4.8 million last month, which is the largest one-month gain in employment in recorded US history.
Market Talk – Wednesday, July 1
The ADP and Moody’s Analytics estimates that private payrolls in the US grew 2.369 million in June, slightly beneath estimates of 2.5 million. May’s figure was revised drastically to show a 3.065 million uptick in payrolls.
Market Talk – Tuesday, June 30
The UK economy shrank more than first thought between January and March, contracting 2.2% in the joint largest fall since 1979, official figures show.
Market Talk – Monday, June 29
Nearly half of the US adult population is currently experiencing unemployment, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Market Talk – Friday, June 26
AstraZeneca and Moderna are neck-in-neck in developing the first coronavirus vaccine. Both companies secured manufacturing deals this week and have ongoing clinical trials that appear promising.
Market Talk – Thursday, June 25
After a volatile day of trading, Wall Street closed in the green after experiencing an uptick in trading later in the afternoon.
Market Talk – Wednesday, June 24
Wall Street closed in the red this Wednesday after numerous states reported a rise in coronavirus cases.
Market Talk – Tuesday, June 23
France, the second-biggest economy in the European Union returned to growth this month even as activity in the rest of the region continued to decline.
Market Talk – Monday, June 22
President Donald Trump announced today that he is in favor of providing Americans with a second round of stimulus checks. Anticipating bipartisan support, the president declared that the next round of payments could come within weeks.
Market Talk – Friday, June 19
The UK’s public debt exceeded the GDP of the country for the first time since 1963 after the government borrowed a record £55bn in May. The total level of debt has risen by £173bn over the last year to reach £1.95tn, or 100.9% of GDP.
Market Talk – Thursday, June 18
One in four Americans, 46 million in total, have lost their livelihoods over the past 13 weeks, according to new data released by the Labor Department this Thursday.
Market Talk – Tuesday, June 16
Royalty Pharma became the largest IPO of the year today after shares surged by 65%.
Market Talk – Monday, June 15
The Federal Reserve will begin to purchase individual corporate bonds, the central bank announced this Monday. The Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility provisions will allow purchases of up to $750 billion in corporate credit.
Market Talk – Friday, June 12
An increasing number of Canadians are sinking into debt, with the average household debt ratio rising to 176.9%. According to Statistics Canada, the average Canadian owes C$1.77 for every dollar they have to spend.
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