The Covid-19 pandemic is the “job-killer of the century”, Fiji’s prime minister has said, as economies across the Pacific face collapse from economic and travel shutdowns, exacerbating existing illnesses,
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.4%, nearly 400 points points, on Friday, while the S&P 500 rose 1% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 0.7%. The Nasdaq rose to another new record high,
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The Federal Reserve balance sheet totaled $4.17 trillion as the stock market was declining on February 17. At the March 23 lows for the major equity averages the balance sheet was rising at $5.25 trillion.
The S&P 500 will fall 8% by the end of 2020, according to Bank of America's equity chief, who says a Joe Biden victory couldBusiness Insider - Shalini Nagarajan
• Bank of America's head of equity research predicts the S&P 500 index will fall to 2,900 by the end of the year, an 8% decline from current levels, MarketWatch said.• "I wouldn't paint myself as a bear,