Friday, September 4, 2020

Market Pulse – August 2020

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • The rally from the pandemic-induced March crash went into hyper mode in August, with the S&P 500 closing at record highs almost daily.1
  • Third quarter 2020 U.S. GDP is forecasted to rebound strongly from the prior two quarters. GDPNow is forecasting a 28.5% increase in GDP (see chart in article).
  • Treasury yields increased on the back of the Fed announcing that an average of 2% inflation will now be the target, allowing inflation to remain over 2% before considering
    action.2
  • Another month went by without additional economic stimulus benefits coming out of Congress, making the equity market leap even more stunning.

 

Read the full article in the downloadable PDF »

 

1https://tinyurl.com/y8zngmav (use Interactive Chart for the last 3 months)
2https://www.zerohedge.com/economics/watch-live-fed-chair-powell-explains-why-years-higher-inflation-good-you

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