Capital Group's Election Watch: What the U.S. race means for investors

Sharing some perspective from our Capital Group resources.  Knowledge is empowering and can support you to remain focused on your goals.

Insights from Capital Group

Heading into 2020, there was little doubt that the U.S. presidential election would be the biggest story of the year. The coronavirus pandemic drastically changed that narrative, pushing the election aside as a health care crisis triggered the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.

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Our 2020 Mid-Year Economic Update

By Todd I. Youngdahl, CFP® and Maura C. Schauss, CFP®

How’s your 2020 going so far? Unsettling? Unexpected? You’re not alone. The world as we know it has been turned upside down by five letters and a number: COVID-19. While the coronavirus pandemic is at its core a health issue, the downstream effects of it on other aspects of our society have been significant, perhaps the greatest being economic. As we reach the mid-year point of 2020, let’s take a look at what is going on in the economy, most of which can trace its roots back to COVID-19.

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FIDELITY: 9 things to know about the COVID-19 stimulus bills

March 27, 2020 from Fidelity
 
Sharing some perspective from our Fidelity resources.  Knowledge is empowering and can support you in remaining focused on your goals.
 
"9 things to know about the COVID-19 stimulus bills. Learn about the help provided to individuals and businesses affected by COVID-19"
 
Key takeaways:
  • The federal income tax deadline for filing 2019 tax returns has changed from April
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FIDELITY: Bear Market Basics

March 19, 2020 from Fidelity
 
Sharing some perspective from our Fidelity resources.  Knowledge is empowering and can support you in remaining focused on your goals.
 
"Bear market basics. With stocks reaching bear market territory, here’s what to think about.​"
 
Key takeaways:
  • When stocks do decline sharply, this can serve as a reminder that pullbacks are a regular part of investing.
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    What You Need To Know About Recessions And Bear Markets

    By Maura Schauss, CFP®​ and Todd Youngdahl, CFP®

    As global markets continue their roller coaster ride due to fears surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), our most recent bull market officially turned into a bear market. But what does that mean? And are we on the verge of another recession like the one we had in 2008?

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    Year-End Market Update 2019

    By Maura C. Schauss, CFP® and Todd I. Youngdahl, CFP®

    On August 21, our current bull market passed 3,453 days old, making it the longest on record.[1] For years, people have been predicting and anticipating the next bear market, but it looks as if it is going to stay in hibernation for a little while longer. Let's take a closer look.

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    Our Mid-Year Financial Update 2019

    By Maura Schauss, CFP® and Todd Youngdahl, CFP®

    Summer is here and we are about to launch into the second half of 2019! No matter what the first part of the year held for you personally, the economy’s shaky start definitely improved as time went on. Let’s take a big-picture look at our economy as we reach the midyear mark of 2019.

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